Gov. Ivey awards grant to assist sexual assault victims statewide

August 23, 2021

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded a $423,976 grant to support sexual assault victims across Alabama. The Alabama Coalition Against Rape, a nonprofit organization that assists victims of sexual violence and conducts outreach and education, is using the funds to continue its efforts to provide services to victims and prevent further assaults. The coalition has […]

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Gov. Ivey awards funds to spur innovation, new businesses

August 20, 2021

MONTGOMERY– Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $580,000 to encourage entrepreneurship in Alabama and help create future jobs. The grant to the Birmingham-based Economic Development Partnership of Alabama will support the Alabama Launchpad program which through its competitions and guidance boosts and nurtures innovation and entrepreneurship in the state to create new products and ideas. “This […]

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Gov. Ivey announces grant to extend water service in New Site

August 18, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $199,876 grant that will enable the town of New Site to extend public water service to residents and several businesses. Funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be used to connect 15 households and two businesses to the town’s water supply. Those households and businesses have been relying […]

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Gov Ivey announces grant to improve sewer services in Ardmore

August 18, 2021

MONTGOMERY —Gov. Kay Ivey has announced a $200,000 grant to alleviate a potential health hazard in the town of Ardmore. Funds from the Appalachian Regional Commission will be combined with a $350,000 Community Development Block Grant awarded by Gov. Ivey in 2020 to replace deteriorating and broken sewer lines in the downtown area along First […]

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Kenneth W. Boswell, Director

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