ADECA publishes its 2022 Annual Report

June 6, 2023

Each year, ADECA publishes a report highlighting how our programs benefit the lives of Alabama residents all across the state. The 2022 ADECA Annual Report is now available on our website. With seven main divisions administering a wide array of programs, ADECA continues #ImpactingAlabama in a variety of ways, including supporting broadband expansion, upgrading infrastructure, […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to help provide new jobs in Good Hope

May 31, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $250,000 grant to provide new jobs in the city of Good Hope. The grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be combined with a $250,000 Community Development Block Grant awarded earlier by Gov. Ivey. The two grants will provide infrastructure that will enable the construction of a […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grants for youth services in Jefferson County

May 26, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $200,000 to provide services for youth in Jefferson County. The Bessemer Cut Off Advocacy Center Inc. was awarded $143,938 to provide support, advocacy and court accompaniment for victims of child abuse in parts of Jefferson County. Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham was awarded $50,000 to […]

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Governor awards grants for law enforcement equipment in northeast Alabama

May 24, 2023

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $113,765 to help five law enforcement agencies in northeast Alabama purchase new or update existing equipment. Gov. Ivey awarded the grants from more than $750,000 in law-enforcement equipment funding allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice and administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community […]

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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

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

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