At a Glance

An Economic Engine by the numbers:

  • 5,371 # of Employees (direct or contracted) at the 12 Regional Councils
  • $98,825,000 Annual budgets for 12 Regional Councils
  • 970 # of Loans made through Revolving Loan Funds (RLF)
  • $66,137,297 Dollars loaned through RLF’s
  • 14,967 # of Jobs created through Regional Council’s RLF’s
  • 6,082 # of Medicaid Waiver clients being assisted by Regional Councils
  • $304,854,168 Dollars being saved for State and Federal Governments by Medicaid Waiver Program at Regional Councils
  • 8,434 # of Home-delivered meals served each day
  • 2,074,835 # of Home-delivered meals served each year (Statewide)
  • 8,635 # of Senior Center meals served each day
  • 2,128,615 # of Senior Center meals served each year (Statewide)
  • 8,926 # of Senior RX Clients served (Statewide)
  • $23,068,591 Savings for Senior through Senior RX Program

These figures represent only a portion of the economic impact of Regional Councils. Public Transportation, Head Start, Traffic Safety Programs, Grant Writing, Tourism Programs, MPO’s and much more make the Regional Councils in Alabama a true “Economic Engine”.