grants

Fort Deposit Awarded $2.9 Million Grant for Health Literacy Initiative

The town of Fort Deposit have received a large grant to help fight COVID-19 in their community. The grant was awarded to the town by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of Minority Health. Fort Deposit announced their health literacy initiative Monday morning after receiving a $2.9 million grant. The money will be split between…

Governor Ivey Announces $100 Million Small Business Grant Program “Revive Alabama”

Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced the Revive Alabama grant program to support small businesses in Alabama that have been impacted by COVID-19. Revive Alabama will reimburse small businesses up to a combined $100 million for expenses they have incurred due to operational interruptions caused by the pandemic and related business closures. “In many ways, our small businesses were hit…

Montgomery Airport Among Several Alabama Airports Awarded FAA Grant

The Federal Avation Administration is awarding $495 million in airport infrastructure grants. Airports in Alabama are among the recipients. “This significant investment in airport improvements in Alabama will fund construction and rehabilitation projects that will help maintain high levels of safety in U.S. aviation,” said U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao. Grant awards include: South Alabama Regional at…

FAA Grants $25.9 Million for Statewide Airport Infrastructure Upgrades

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby has announced that 20 local airports throughout Alabama will benefit from more than $25.9 million in grants. The funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for various airport improvements to support infrastructure construction, safety advances, and equipment acquisition. “The FAA grants awarded to these local airports across Alabama support key projects that aim to…

Federal Grants to Alabama—Domestic Violence

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  Federal funding sent from the U.S. Department of Justice to Alabama is going to be used for a variety of domestic violence programs. That includes some organizations in the Black Belt. Family Resource Center of Northwest Alabama (Walker County) – $22,160 for emergency shelter, case management and out-of-shelter services. The organization will also expand services to include an office…

Grants Being Made Available in Dallas County

Recipients must attend one of two workshops next week

    From a Foundation News Release: “Black Belt Community Foundation Launches First Re-Granting Cycle for Its Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Process Work supported by W.K. Kellogg Foundation for Selma and Dallas County SELMA, AL  –  October 19, 2018:  In 2017, BBCF was granted funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation as part of its nationwide Truth, Racial Healing…

Black Belt Grants

$80,000 awarded today

Photos courtesy The Black Belt Community Foundation   Dozens of organizations in 12 Black Belt counties were awarded grants by the Black Belt Community Foundation today. We are excited to support outstanding community efforts across our 12-county BBCF service area. The fact that our community grants cycle is a community-driven process being spear-headed by our BBCF community associates is further testament to BBCF’s…

Gov. Bentley Awards $1.6 Million in Grants to Improve Trails in Alabama

Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded $1.6 million in grants to improve recreation opportunities in Alabama. Funds will be used to build or expand trails at 12 locations. In addition to those grants, Bentley awarded another grant to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to purchase equipment necessary to build and maintain trails at its state parks and install…

Gov. Bentley Awards $1.15 Million in Grants to 4 Alabama Counties

Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded $1.15 million in grants to improve living conditions in four south Alabama counties. Community Development Block Grants awarded by Bentley are: $150,000 to the city of Prattville, $300,000 to the town of Rutledge and $350,000 each to the city of Georgiana and Marengo County. “For local governments stretching to fund day-to-day operations, Community Development Block…