Gov. Ivey awards grants for victims in Birmingham area

June 14, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded two grants totaling nearly $100,000 to assist victims of domestic violence in Jefferson County and surrounding areas. Gov. Ivey awarded a $66,067 grant to the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama and a $32,625 grant to the YWCA Central Alabama in Birmingham to provide legal and other services for […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to aid expansion of Cullman manufacturer

June 14, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $200,000 grant to improve a Cullman County road which will pave the way for the expansion of a local industry that plans to hire 50 new employees. The Community Development Block Grant will be used to rehabilitate, reconstruct and resurface Cullman County Road 222. The road serves […]

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Local agencies receive $8.5 million in grants to weatherize homes for elderly, low-income residents

June 9, 2023

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $8.5 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 […]

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Kenneth W. Boswell, Director

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