Gov. Ivey awards funds to assist domestic violence victims; enhance offender prosecution in southwest Alabama

March 8, 2021

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded more than $221,000 to curtail domestic violence and assist victims in southwest Alabama. The governor awarded grants to five agencies and offices serving the region. The grants will support programs ranging from stepping up efforts to prosecute offenders to educating the public about domestic violence. “Domestic violence can […]

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Impacting Alabama: ADECA unveils new website, logo

March 8, 2021

As part of its continuing mission of positively Impacting Alabama and its communities through grant programs and other support, the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs unveiled a new agency website today. The website,, represents a major redesign and improvement in functionality for visitors. While the detailed information on the agency’s many programs […]

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Governor awards grant for training to help achieve safer communities

March 3, 2021

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $75,000 grant to help law enforcements officers, community leaders, educators and others reduce crime in their communities. Auburn University Montgomery will use funds to conduct training on methods to reduce crime and make communities safer. Those who attend the training are expected to bring that information back […]

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Kenneth W. Boswell, Director

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) is committed to positively impacting Alabama communities through the agency’s grant programs and services that aim to spur community development and economic development.

Through partnerships with local governments, nonprofit groups, state and federal agencies, and other agencies, the men and women of ADECA work every day to improve the quality of life for Alabamians.

I am pleased to welcome you to our website, and I invite you to explore our Department’s various program areas and divisions. ADECA programs are as diverse as the people of Alabama and impact every corner of the state. We are here to serve, so please do not hesitate to contact us.


Fair Housing

Alabama’s Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice – March 2020 Final Version is available.

2020 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice | Spanish


ADECA/LETS Divisions Public Notice of Byrne/JAG Application for FY 21

FY 2021 Byrne JAG Program Narrative

Strategic Plan

Alabama Open Meetings Act

Public meetings are listed on the Secretary of State's Alabama Open Meetings Act website.

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