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05027 Columbia County, Ark.

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U.S. Arkansas Columbia
Population 308,745,538 2,915,918 24,511
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $4,489,994,609 $14,668,776
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,540 $598
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
5.4
7.1
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+2.3
7.7
+2.6
9.7
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
+0.0
7.7
+0.0
9.7
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
+0.8
8.5
+0.7
10.4
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-0.7
7.8
-1.0
9.4
Unemployment Rate, 7/08 – 7/12

This site was updated in September 2012. It includes recipient-reported data through the second quarter of 2012, which was released in July 2012.

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Funding by Federal Agency and Department

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Education, Department of $8,605,582
Small Business Administration $2,266,000
Agriculture, Department of $1,525,167
Social Security Administration $1,505,250
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $511,836
Health and Human Services, Department of $112,739
Justice, Department of $94,413
Energy, Department of $47,789

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Columbia County, Ark. Data last updated on September 2012.
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Note: For some programs where states do not report where money will be distributed across the state, we do not have the allocation for individual counties. Those programs include: Medicaid, unemployment benefits and food stamps. Those amounts are included in the totals for where the state agency receiving that money is located.

Amount refers to both the amount of stimulus funding going toward the project and the face value of the loan.

Recipient Amount Type Description Federal Dept./Agency Date
MAGNOLIA SCHOOL DISTRICT 14 $2,667,234 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Education Fund-for the support of public elementary, secondary, past secondary education, and, as applicable, early childhood education programs and services.
This spending item is part of a $363,053,019 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6/26/2009
SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY $1,860,759 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 4/13/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,474,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,425,023 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 4/30/2010
SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY $1,013,588 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 5/13/2010
WATKINS POULTRY FARM $840,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 3/12/2010
MAGNOLIA SCHOOL DISTRICT 14 $832,549 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act Improve teaching and learning for students most at risk of failing to meet State academic achievement standards.
This spending item is part of a $111,092,138 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 8/31/2009
MAGNOLIA SCHOOL DISTRICT 14 $789,852 Grant Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act Assist States in providing special education and related services to children with disabilities in accordance with Part B of the IDEA.
This spending item is part of a $112,177,900 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 2/17/2009
SWAN POULTRY FARM $783,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 7/17/2009
FOSTER POULTRY BUSINESS $605,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 8/03/2009
SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY $445,204 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Education Fund-for the support of public elementary, secondary, past secondary education, and, as applicable, early childhood education programs and services.
This spending item is part of a $363,053,019 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6/26/2009
EMERSON-TAYLOR SCHOOL DISTRICT $398,764 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Education Fund-for the support of public elementary, secondary, past secondary education, and, as applicable, early childhood education programs and services.
This spending item is part of a $363,053,019 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6/26/2009
HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF MAGNOLIA, THE $307,584 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded ARRA Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
EMERSON-TAYLOR SCHOOL DISTRICT $140,525 Grant Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act Assist States in providing special education and related services to children with disabilities in accordance with Part B of the IDEA.
This spending item is part of a $112,177,900 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 2/17/2009
SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY $111,851 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of 7/28/2009
EMERSON-TAYLOR SCHOOL DISTRICT $99,962 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act Improve teaching and learning for students most at risk of failing to meet State academic achievement standards.
This spending item is part of a $111,092,138 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 8/31/2009
MAGNOLIA SCHOOL DISTRICT 14 $99,111 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act Improve teaching and learning for students most at risk of failing to meet State academic achievement standards.
This spending item is part of a $111,092,138 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 8/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $90,000 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Direct SECTION 502 SINGLE FAMILY HSNG DIRECT LN - 2009 ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 9/30/2009
SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY $82,773 Direct P Federal Work-Study Program CAMPUS-BASED /FWS Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 4/28/2009
AREA AGENCY ON AGING SW AR $75,547 Grant Aging Congregate Nutrition Services for States CONGREGATE MEALS
This spending item is part of a $648,133 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration on Aging 3/18/2009
HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF MAGNOLIA, THE $60,900 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded operating subsidy and ongoing maintenance performance Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/16/2009
CITY OF MAGNOLIA HSG AUTH $60,900 Direct P Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments Program Special Allocations (Recovery Act Funded) Contract Svs S8 Funds Housing and Urban Development, Department of / Federal Housing Commissioner 3/20/2009
JAY JOHNSTON GROUP LIVING CENTER $50,688 Direct P Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments Program Special Allocations (Recovery Act Funded) Contract Svs S8 Funds Housing and Urban Development, Department of / Federal Housing Commissioner 3/20/2009
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF MAGNOLIA, INC. $42,500 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Competitive Grant Program The current economic climate negatively affected most all facets of business, government and industry; for-profits and not-for-profits alike are feeling the pinch. Many family units are under some level of financial and/or related duress-... Show more
This spending item is part of a $44,400,000 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 9/02/2009
COLUMBIA, COUNTY OF $42,410 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) The purpose of this grant is to support the implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 in Arkansas through the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG). The goal is to assist eligible entities in c... Show more
This spending item is part of a $9,593,500 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/14/2009
MAGNOLIA SCHOOL DISTRICT 14 $42,267 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Government Services, Recovery Act Government Services Fund-for public safety and other government services, which may include assistance for elementary and secondary education and public institutions of higher education, and for modernization, renovation, and ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $80,777,078 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6/26/2009
AREA AGENCY ON AGING SW AR $37,192 Grant Aging Home-Delivered Nutrition Services for States Home Delivered Meals
This spending item is part of a $319,081 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration on Aging 3/18/2009
RALPH WEISER IND LIV $31,764 Direct P Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments Program Special Allocations (Recovery Act Funded) Contract Svs S8 Funds Housing and Urban Development, Department of / Federal Housing Commissioner 3/20/2009
Buddy Max and Lori Lynn Watkins $30,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 10/28/2010
COLUMBIA, COUNTY OF $28,099 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government BJA FY 09 Recovery Act Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Local Solicitation Justice, Department of 5/29/2009
SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY $15,810 Grant Recovery Act - Eward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program/ Grants to States and Territories The JAG Program supports all components of the criminal justice system, from multi-jurisdictional drug and gang task forces to crime prevention and domestic violence programs, courts, correc... Show more
This spending item is part of a $13,768,225 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 5/21/2009
MAGNOLIA SCHOOL DISTRICT 14 $14,824 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act Improve teaching and learning for students most at risk of failing to meet State academic achievement standards.
This spending item is part of a $111,092,138 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 8/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $13,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
MAGNOLIA SCHOOL DISTRICT 14 $9,416 Grant Child Nutrition Discretionary Grants Limited Availability The Arkansas Department of Education received funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to assist in the purchase of equipment for School Food Authorities (SFAs) participating in the National School Lunch Program ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,249,361 allocation. See details
Agriculture, Department of / Food and Nutrition Service 7/01/2009
MAGNOLIA, CITY OF $8,005 Grant Recovery Act - Eward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program/ Grants to States and Territories The JAG Program supports all components of the criminal justice system, from multi-jurisdictional drug and gang task forces to crime prevention and domestic violence programs, courts, correc... Show more
This spending item is part of a $13,768,225 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 5/21/2009
Swan Poultry Farm $8,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 8/14/2009
EMERSON-TAYLOR SCHOOL DISTRICT $6,319 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Government Services, Recovery Act Government Services Fund-for public safety and other government services, which may include assistance for elementary and secondary education and public institutions of higher education, and for modernization, renovation, and ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $80,777,078 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6/26/2009
Emerson Arkansas, Town of $5,379 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) The purpose of this grant is to support the implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 in Arkansas through the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG). The goal is to assist eligible entities in c... Show more
This spending item is part of a $9,593,500 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/14/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $5,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
THE GREG BENNETT COMPANY $728 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 10/19/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $0 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Direct SECTION 502 SINGLE FAMILY HSNG DIRECT LN - 2009 ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 9/30/2009