grants

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…

Gov. Bentley Awards Grant to Lowndes Co. to Create Jobs

A $300,000 grant awarded Gov. Robert Bentley will give interstate travelers another option on where to stop, provide additional revenue for Lowndes County and help create 30 local jobs. The Community Development Block Grant will provide infrastructure necessary for Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores Inc. to construct a refueling center and convenience/food store off Interstate 65 at the Tyson…

Gov. Bentley Awards CACC with ARC Grants Totaling Over $1 Million

Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday visited the Central Alabama Community College (CACC) in Alexander City where he announced two Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grants for the Alexander City and Childersburg campuses. The Governor joined CACC President Susan Burrow along with state and local leaders as he announced grants totaling over $1 million followed by a tour of the facility that…

Domestic Violence Agencies Across Alabama Receive More Funds

Seventeen domestic violence agencies across Alabama will begin receiving additional funds to provide services for victims. The Domestic Violence Trust Fund, which went into effect in January, will supply supplemental revenue for the agencies to provide shelter for victims and conduct educational and prevention programs. The law, enacted by the Legislature and signed into law in June 2015 by Gov….

Gov. Bentley Announces Pre-K Program Gets $15 Million in Grants

Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday announced over 150 new grants that will provide more than 2,700 additional Alabama four-year-olds with access to high-quality, voluntary pre-kindergarten. “Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten is a proven program that prepares students for success,” Governor Robert Bentley said. “Only 20 percent of Alabama’s four-year-olds are currently enrolled in the First Class program. Along with the support of legislative…