Grants awarded to agencies that assist low-income families in Alabama
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WAFF) - Governor Kay Ivey announced that grants were awarded to agencies that help low-income families with utility costs in Alabama.
The $26 million in grants were awarded to multiple agencies in North Alabama.
“Alabama’s hottest times of the year can hit many low-income residents particularly hard when they struggle to pay their utility bills along with other needs on extremely limited budgets,” Gov. Ivey said in a statement. “These grants will provide necessary funding to assist these Alabama families.”
The following North Alabama agencies received grants:
- $1.6 million to Community Action Partnership of Huntsville-Madison and Limestone Counties Inc. (Madison and Limestone)
- $5.58 million to Community Action Agency of Northeast Alabama Inc. (Blount, Cherokee, DeKalb, Jackson, Jefferson, Marshall and St. Clair)
- $1.38 million to Community Action Partnership of North Alabama Inc. (Cullman, Lawrence, Marion, Morgan and Winston)
- $980,396 to Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama Inc. (Colbert, Franklin and Lauderdale)
The grants will be administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs.
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