Governor announces grant to help Cullman revitalize downtown area

December 27, 2023

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $500,000 grant for improvements at Cullman’s Depot Park as part of the city’s ongoing downtown revitalization plan. The city of Cullman will use the funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission to expand Depot Park from two to five acres using three acres of industrial property adjacent to […]

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Governor awards $3.35 million to assist victims of violence

December 20, 2023

MONTGOMERY — A Shelby County-based animal shelter that takes in or arranges boarding for pets for those fleeing domestic violence situations is among eight organizations awarded funds from Gov. Kay Ivey. In total, the Governor awarded almost $3.35 million to assist victims statewide. The Humane Society of Shelby County in Columbiana was awarded $40,612 to […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants to aid crime victims in Alabama

December 18, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded more than $2.4 million to ensure that victims of domestic violence and other abusive crimes can find safe housing and other essential elements to help them rebuild their lives. The grants to the 11 nonprofit agencies will assist victims of domestic violence, elder abuse and neglect, human trafficking […]

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Governor awards grants to agencies that help low-income residents become self-sufficient

December 15, 2023

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $1.7 million in grants to help low-income Alabama residents achieve economic self-sufficiency. The Community Services Block Grants will be distributed to 18 community action agencies that serve families and individuals in counties throughout Alabama. “Sometimes people need a helping hand to lift themselves up when they are going […]

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Kenneth W. Boswell, Director

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