MONTGOMERY, Alabama – The announcement was made Tuesday that Governor Kay Ivey has provided much needed funds to help community action agencies in Alabama that are helping lift people out of poverty.
The funds, totaling $ 480,000, will be divided between the Alabama Community Action Agencies (CAAA) and the Northern Alabama Community Action Partnership (CAPNA).
The CAAA will distribute $ 450,000 in funds among 19 agencies across the state that offer programs that help low-income residents improve their lives and achieve self-sufficiency.
$ 30,000 will go to CAPNA, which will support a program that provides food to low-income seniors and people with disabilities in Marion and Winston counties.
The funds are allocated by the Legislature in the Alabama General Fund budget and will be administered by the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA).
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