Who is KIPDA?

When you love something, you take good care of it. That’s what KIPDA does for the communities we serve. Whether it be for Kentuckiana’s older adults, cyclists on the road, or the local officials serving their counties or cities, a dedication to community lies at the core of all we do.

KIPDA serves as an Area Development District and Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living for Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble Counties in Kentucky, as well as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Bullitt, Jefferson and Oldham Counties in Kentucky and Clark and Floyd Counties in Indiana.

What is an “ADD”?

  • “ADD” is an abbreviation for Area Development District.
  • There are 15 ADDs in Kentucky, each representing a multi-county planning district. Each of the Commonwealth’s 120 counties falls within an ADD region.
  • ADDs are partnerships of and provide resources to the local counties and cities in their regions.
  • ADDs perform a host of critical functions that positively affect quality of life and economic development.
  • ADDs are partners with numerous state and federal agencies, obtaining & administering grants for programs.
  • ADDs are governed by volunteer boards of directors composed of elected officials and business/community leaders.
  • ADDs are recognized for their fiscal responsibility and outstanding capabilities in professional program management.

ADD Programs and Activities include:

  • Local & Regional Planning
  • Transportation
  • Workforce Development
  • Programs for Senior Citizens
  • Develop & Administer Grants
  • Data Centers
  • Community Development
  • Business Loans
  • GIS Mapping
  • Economic Development
  • Water Quality

For more information, visit the KY Council of ADDs