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Governor proclaims Community Development Week to spotlight positive impact of Community Development Block Grants
The Community Development Block Grant is one of the best-known programs managed at the state level by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs. Gov. Kay Ivey has proclaimed April 5-9, 2021 as Community Development Week in Alabama in recognition of the positive impacts that the CDBG program has brought to Alabama communities in […]
MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $20,000 to establish a building operator certification program at Bevill State Community College in Jasper. The building operator certificate training is geared toward people who manage and maintain equipment in commercial buildings including heating and air systems and lighting. “This program will ensure that building managers have a […]
MONTGOMERY – Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded grants totaling $193,000 to assist specialized groups that help domestic violence and sexual assault victims in south central Alabama. “The extremely negative effects of domestic violence and sexual assault can linger for years for victims and their families,” Gov. Ivey said. “I commend these agencies for helping victims […]
Over 200,000 Alabama students have been connected to broadband service through the ABC for Students Program. Governor Kay Ivey committed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to deliver free internet access to eligible K-12 students in their homes this school year. The State of Alabama is using the funds to purchase internet […]
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.