Gov. Ivey awards $480,000 to assist low-income residents statewide

November 23, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded funds totaling $480,000 to assist community action agencies in Alabama with programs aimed at helping lift people out of poverty. The Community Action Agencies Association of Alabama is using funds of $450,000 to provide support to 19 Community Action Agencies across Alabama who offer programs that assist low-income residents […]


Gov. Ivey awards COVID-19 recovery funds to Chambers County

November 18, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $400,000 grant to help Chambers County continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and prevent further spread of the virus in the county. The award is part of $40 million allocated to Alabama under a special Community Development Block Grant program funded from the federal Coronavirus Aid, […]


ADECA establishes new Digital Expansion Division focused on broadband in Alabama

November 16, 2021

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs today established a new division dedicated to expanding access to high-speed internet throughout the state. ADECA’s Digital Expansion Division was created through the Connect Alabama Act of 2021. The legislation, sponsored by State Sen. Del Marsh and State Rep. Danny Garrett and signed into law […]


Gov. Ivey awards grant to assist victims of violent crimes in 8 counties

November 10, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $167,000 to assist victims of violent crimes in eight southeast Alabama counties. The Wiregrass Angel House in Dothan will use the funds to provide services to help victims of robbery and other violent crimes as well as family members of homicide victims. The program assists victims in Barbour, […]


Gov. Ivey awards grants to enhance outdoor recreation in Alabama

November 8, 2021

MONTGOMERY – The great outdoors is about to become even greater thanks to $2.2 million in grants awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey for recreation projects in Alabama. Funds from the federal Recreational Trails Program will support 14 trail projects involving Alabama cities and counties and a state agency. “With a varied landscape and geological features, […]


Gov. Ivey awards grant to create jobs, commerce in Thomasville

November 4, 2021

MONTGOMERY— A $150,000 grant awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey will help provide new commerce and jobs in the city of Thomasville. The Community Development Block Grant will provide infrastructure necessary for Dozier Oil Co. to construct a travel plaza/truck stop on U.S. Highway 43 which runs through the city. The new business will employ 25 […]


Governor awards grants for energy-efficient upgrades across the state

November 3, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $564,520 to assist with energy-efficiency upgrades at municipal and nonprofit facilities across the state. Grant funds will support projects to install energy-efficient lighting and heating, air conditioning and ventilation units, solar panels and wastewater treatment equipment. One of the grants will help develop energy-code training and resources […]


Gov. Ivey announces grant for upgrades at Lake Guntersville State Park

November 2, 2021

MONTGOMERY — An Alabama state park is about to get a makeover thanks in part to a $200,000 grant, Gov. Kay Ivey announced. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will use funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission to restore and improve a campground at Lake Guntersville State Park in Marshall County. The Town […]


Governor awards $4.8 million for innovation and research in Alabama

October 28, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $4.85 million to encourage new and continuing research that will result in innovations to improve life in Alabama and beyond. The grants, awarded to five Alabama universities and a research institution, are from the Alabama Research and Development Enhancement Fund. The state-funded program was created in 2019 under the […]


Gov. Ivey announces grant to prepare students in Clay County for in-demand careers

October 26, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $1 million grant to advance education in Clay County and to provide students with the skills needed for in-demand vocations. The Clay County Board of Education will use funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission to renovate and convert the former Pete Phillips National Guard Armory in Ashland into […]