Section 11-80-4.1

Appropriations and contributions to community action agencies.

(a) County and municipal governments in Alabama are hereby authorized to appropriate from the general fund of the county or municipality, or from federal revenue sharing funds of the county or municipality, funds to community action agencies authorized to administer grants and contracts in their areas. These funds may be used to match grant funds and contract funds from the federal government, state government, planning and development commissions, and other public and private organizations where local matching funds are required for the delivery of social services.

(b) County and municipal governments in Alabama are authorized to contribute to community action agencies in-kind services such as space, equipment, personnel and other resources which can be fairly evaluated as matching funds for the same purposes as stated in subsection (a) of this section.

(c) Community action agencies eligible to receive county and municipal funds may be organized as public agencies or public non-profit or private non-profit corporations as authorized by the local government jurisdictions.

(Acts 1980, No. 80-767, p. 1597.)