Gov. Ivey awards funds to assist low-income residents with water bills

February 24, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $8.7 million to help low-income residents and households in Alabama with water costs. The grants from the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program assist qualified applicants with residential water and wastewater costs. The funding is provided regionally through 18 community action agencies in the state and includes all 67 […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to bring business, jobs to Good Hope

February 23, 2023

MONTGOMERY— A $250,000 grant awarded by Gov. Kay Ivey to the city of Good Hope will provide new jobs while increasing commerce. The city will use Community Development Block Grant funds to provide infrastructure necessary for construction of a Love’s Travel Stop off Interstate 65 and Cullman County Road 222. The business, which will be […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to create jobs in Ashland; spur growth

February 23, 2023

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $100,000 grant to provide new jobs and create new development in the city of Ashland and Clay County. The Community Development Block Grant to Ashland will provide infrastructure necessary for the construction of an oil changing business and carwash. The business will employ 10 people. City officials hope […]

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Gov. Ivey awards grant to upgrade digital forensic investigations in Alabama

February 21, 2023

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $150,000 to help law enforcement officers and prosecutors be more successful in solving crimes and obtaining convictions in court. The $149,588 award will enable the University of Alabama Police Department to purchase newer equipment for its digital forensics and intelligence lab. The police department provides digital forensic […]

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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.

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