The Federal Initiatives and Recreation Division partners with Federal commissions, authorities, and departments to invest in projects that improve the economy and quality of life for Alabamians. Through a variety of regional and statewide grant programs, assistance is available for public infrastructure, business development/economic development, workforce development, entrepreneurship, transportation and transportation infrastructure, cultural heritage and tourism, building community leaders and capacity, healthcare, telecommunications, renewable and alternative energy, and public outdoor recreation.
Programs administered by this division include:
- Appalachian Regional Commission
- Delta Regional Authority
- Southeast Crescent Regional Commission
- Land and Water Conservation Fund
- Recreational Trails Program