The $2.4 million grant represents a 90 percent federal share of project costs. The remaining 10 percent will be covered on a 10 percent state cost-share basis. Additional Public Assistance grants will be announced in the 51 designated eligible counties as the recovery continues.
Sen. Shelby said, “I am pleased to announce that the Alabama State Military Department will receive this much deserved funding as a result of the damage caused by Hurricane Ivan. These funds will help the Alabama State Military Department cope with the financial hardship that follows such a devastating storm."