Gov. Ivey awards grant to help Walker County repair damaged water line

May 18, 2022

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $273,000 grant to help Walker County repair a damaged water line that, if unrepaired, could leave more than 300 households without water. The Community Development Block Grant funds will be used by the Copeland Ferry Pumpkin Center Water Authority to repair the leaking line that was damaged when […]

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Gov. Ivey awards COVID relief funds to the city of Gadsden

May 10, 2022

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $400,000 in federal COVID Relief Funds to the city of Gadsden. The grant is part of the $40 million in Community Development Block Grant funds allocated to Alabama under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. “This and other grants will go a long way in […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to upgrade Dora infrastructure

April 22, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $170,000 grant to help the city of Dora replace a vital component in its infrastructure and avoid a potential health and safety concern. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to replace a sewage system pump station. “For more than 50 years the Appalachian […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to improve Jasper neighborhood

April 4, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to revitalize one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city of Jasper. The funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be combined with a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant awarded in January by Gov. Ivey. The two grants will be used to replace vital infrastructure, […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to preserve and bring jobs to Jasper

March 30, 2022

MONTGOMERY— A $300,000 grant awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey will help a Jasper lumber company boost production while creating 60 new jobs and preserving 90 existing ones. The city of Jasper will use the Community Development Block Grant to refurbish a railroad spur line to Jasper Lumber Co., increasing the 30-year-old company’s ability to sell […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant for state prison drug rehabilitation program

March 29, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $582,287 grant to the state Department of Corrections for a program aimed at helping inmates overcome drug addictions. The grant will enable drug counselors and program specialists to conduct a six-month program at seven prisons to assist inmates in breaking substance abuse habits. The volunteer program combines […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to upgrade state forensic equipment

March 28, 2022

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $267,320 grant to help the state Department of Forensic Sciences keep up with the advancements in scientific evidence-gathering methods. The grant funds will enable the department to purchase new and upgraded forensic equipment to help Alabama law enforcement agencies solve crimes and prosecute offenders. “The work of […]

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Gov. Ivey awards $2.9 million to help weatherize homes of elderly, low-income residents

March 25, 2022

MONTGOMERY—Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $2.9 million to assist low-income and elderly Alabama residents with weatherizing their homes to lower energy costs. The grants support Alabama’s Weatherization Assistance Program which provides funds to improve the energy efficiency and safety of qualifying homes. Priority is given to people with disabilities, the elderly and low-income […]

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