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12027 DeSoto County, Fla.

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U.S. Florida DeSoto
Population 308,745,538 18,801,310 34,984
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $24,250,688,306 $12,921,498
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,290 $369
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
6.8
7.9
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+4.3
11.1
+3.8
11.7
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
+0.9
12.0
+1.4
13.1
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
-1.0
11.0
-2.0
11.1
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-1.7
9.3
-0.7
10.4
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 $6,652,607
Transportation, Department of $1,930,442
Social Security Administration $1,581,000
Justice, Department of $853,677
Agriculture, Department of $741,528
Small Business Administration $615,500
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $296,744
Energy, Department of $250,000

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in DeSoto County, Fla. 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
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $1,603,028 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Education Fund - for the support of public elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education and, as applicable, early childhood education programs and services.
This spending item is part of a $2,208,839,244 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5/08/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $1,552,473 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Education Fund - for the support of public elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education and, as applicable, early childhood education programs and services.
This spending item is part of a $2,208,839,244 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5/08/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,547,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
TRANSPORTATION, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF $1,401,252 Grant Highway Planning and Construction RESURFACING Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 8/24/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $1,251,349 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 $490,575,352 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $1,166,449 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 $627,262,665 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
Olympus Painting Contractors $478,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 12/10/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $433,355 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 8/31/2009
TRANSPORTATION, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF $389,203 Grant Highway Planning and Construction BRIDGE-ROUTINE MAINTENANCE Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 2/01/2010
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $378,915 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Race-to-the-Top Incentive Grants, Recovery Act The purpose of the Race to the Top Fund is to encourage and reward States that are creating the conditions for education innovation and reform; achieving significant improvement in student outcomes; and implementi... Show more
This spending item is part of a $700,000,000 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 9/27/2010
ARCADIA HOUSING AUTHORITY $296,744 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded C Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $289,798 Grant Recovery Act - Eward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program/ Grants to States and Territories The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is the State Administering Agency for the ARRA grant in Florida. FDLE has funded more than 400 subgrants including projects in all of the el... Show more
This spending item is part of a $81,537,096 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 4/29/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $250,000 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants - Provide funding to: 1) Reduce fossil fuel emissions in a manner that is environmentally sustainable and, to maximum extent practicable, maximizes benefits for local and regional communiti... Show more
This spending item is part of a $30,401,600 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of / Golden Field Office 11/24/2009
ARCADIA, CITY OF $205,596 Grant Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants The COPS Hiring Recovery Program (CHRP) provides funding directly to law enforcement agency's to hire and/or rehire careet law enforcement officers in an effort to creat and preserve jobs, and to increase their community policing capacity and cr... Show more Justice, Department of 7/01/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $183,031 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 $490,575,352 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $179,374 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 $490,575,352 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
ARCADIA, CITY OF $135,497 Grant Recovery Act -Assistance to Rural Law Enforcement to Combat Crime and Drugs Competitive Grant Program Arcadia Police Department Rural Investigation Enhancement Project Justice, Department of 9/24/2009
CHANCEY BOHANNAN SEPTIC AND PORTA-JON, LLC $130,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 8/25/2009
ARCADIA, CITY OF $124,004 Grant Recovery Act - Eward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program/ Grants to States and Territories The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is the State Administering Agency for the ARRA grant in Florida. FDLE has funded more than 400 subgrants including projects in all of the el... Show more
This spending item is part of a $81,537,096 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 4/29/2009
CROSS CREEK FARMS INC $100,000 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 12/02/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $86,048 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 12/31/2010
TRANSPORTATION, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF $85,504 Grant Highway Planning and Construction SIDEWALK Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 8/10/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $83,100 Grant Child Nutrition Discretionary Grants Limited Availability The Florida 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 $5,403,280 allocation. See details
Agriculture, Department of / Food and Nutrition Service 3/19/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $72,149 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government UPGRADE COMMUNICATIONS CONSOLE FOR OUR DISPATCH UNIT Justice, Department of 8/13/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $60,262 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, or... Show more
This spending item is part of a $491,453,230 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5/08/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $55,279 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, or... Show more
This spending item is part of a $491,453,230 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5/08/2009
TRANSPORTATION, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF $54,483 Grant Highway Planning and Construction SIDEWALK Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 2/04/2010
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $42,416 Grant Education Technology State Grants, Recovery Act Educational Technology State Grants to States to improve student academic achievement through the innovative use and the effective integration of new and emerging technology with teacher training, curriculum development, and successful research-based in... Show more
This spending item is part of a $30,195,950 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/24/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $40,917 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Race-to-the-Top Incentive Grants, Recovery Act The purpose of the Race to the Top Fund is to encourage and reward States that are creating the conditions for education innovation and reform; achieving significant improvement in student outcomes; and implementi... Show more
This spending item is part of a $700,000,000 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 9/27/2010
K SWEET INC $39,025 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 12/02/2010
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $36,839 Grant Education for Homeless Children and Youth, Recovery Act Ensure that each homeless child and youth has equal access to the same free appropriate public education, including a public preschool education, as other children and youth.
This spending item is part of a $3,124,358 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/10/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $36,727 Grant Special Education - Preschool Grants, Recovery Act Assist States to make available special education and related services for children with disabilities age three through five years, and at a State's discretion, to two-year-old children with disabilities who will reach age three during the school yea... Show more
This spending item is part of a $19,700,808 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $30,996 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, or... Show more
This spending item is part of a $491,453,230 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5/08/2009
ARCADIA, CITY OF $26,633 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government The Arcadia Police Department purchased a new Police Cruiser & all emergency equipment Justice, Department of 5/29/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $20,553 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, or... Show more
This spending item is part of a $491,453,230 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5/08/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $16,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
DESOTO, COUNTY OF (INC) $14,000 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Race-to-the-Top Incentive Grants, Recovery Act The purpose of the Race to the Top Fund is to encourage and reward States that are creating the conditions for education innovation and reform; achieving significant improvement in student outcomes; and implementi... Show more
This spending item is part of a $700,000,000 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 9/27/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $7,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
GHOST ORCHID CAFE LLC $7,500 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 12/14/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010