Gov. Ivey announces grant to upgrade Fort Payne water lines

May 3, 2024

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $1 million grant to help Fort Payne improve a public service and eliminate a potential health hazard in the city’s downtown. Funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will enable the Water Works Board of the City of Fort Payne to replace old and undersized water lines primarily […]

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A Legacy of Progress: ADECA releases 2023 Annual Report

April 30, 2024

The numerous programs managed by ADECA have a significant impact on Alabama’s communities and residents in many ways. The achievements made in 2023 certainly continued to uphold and advance ADECA’s Legacy of Progress here in Alabama. The Communications and External Affairs team presents this annual report to give a snapshot of the many ways that […]

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Gov. Ivey announces Project Safe Neighborhoods grant to reduce domestic violence in Jefferson County

April 19, 2024

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $100,000 grant to continue the effort to reduce domestic violence in Jefferson County. The Project Safe Neighborhoods grant to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office is designed to step up domestic violence prosecutions while ensuring that victims and their families are provided the needed services to recover […]

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Gov. Ivey awards $184,000 to assist domestic violence victims

April 18, 2024

MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $184,000 to six agencies that help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. “These grants are supporting organizations that offer a lifeline to victims and their families in times of crisis,” Gov. Ivey said. “I commend them for providing timely assistance along with outreach and education […]

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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.

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