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12055 Highlands County, Fla.

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U.S. Florida Highlands
Population 308,745,538 18,801,310 98,700
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $24,250,688,306 $48,478,114
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,290 $491
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
6.8
8.1
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+4.3
11.1
+4.2
12.3
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
+0.9
12.0
+0.7
13.0
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
-1.0
11.0
-1.3
11.7
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-1.7
9.3
-1.7
10.0
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 $20,378,418
Agriculture, Department of $9,059,740
Social Security Administration $7,876,250
Health and Human Services, Department of $2,117,287
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $1,984,526
Employment and Training Administration $1,567,621
Transportation, Department of $1,452,390
Energy, Department of $1,193,725
Environmental Protection Agency $1,125,575
Small Business Administration $975,000
Justice, Department of $713,976
Federal Communications Commission $24,000
Interior, Department of $9,606

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Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Highlands 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
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $8,462,381 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 7/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $7,781,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
School Board of Highlands County Florida $3,832,890 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
School Board of Highlands County Florida $3,687,145 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
School Board of Highlands County Florida $2,938,285 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
School Board of Highlands County Florida $2,443,289 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
SOUTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE INC $1,467,300 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 4/15/2010
CENTRAL FLORIDA HEALTH CARE, INC. $1,451,095 Grant ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] ARRA - Capital Improvement Program Central Florida Health Care, Inc. (CFHC) had a cumbersome practice management system and no space for paper charts. It was imperative that CFHC purchase a practice management system with a companion ... Show more Health and Human Services, Department of / Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
HEARTLAND WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD, INC. $1,415,729 Grant WIA Dislocated Workers ARRA Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Dislocated Worker $80,551,937, CFDA 17.260 to provide employment and training activities for workers that have lost their jobs as a result of plant/business closures and layoffs: WIA Youth $42,873,265, CFDA 17.259 to pr
This spending item is part of a $142,873,204 allocation. See details
Employment and Training Administration 3/14/2009
School Board of Highlands County Florida $1,409,044 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
SOUTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE INC $1,249,448 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
SEBRING, CITY OF $1,125,575 Grant Capitalization Grants for Drinking Water State Revolving Funds Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) capitalization grant for the State of Florida to fund Public Water System treatment, storage and distribution systems.
This spending item is part of a $88,074,000 allocation. See details
Environmental Protection Agency 5/19/2009
SOUTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE INC $1,067,199 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
HIGHLANDS, COUNTY OF $1,055,000 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
HIGHLAND COUNTY COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS $910,718 Grant Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (Recovery Act Funded) Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) The Florida Department of Children and Families has disbursed HPRP funds to 26 sub grantees throughout Florida, who cover 62 out of 67 counties. Each sub grantee has an ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $21,507,109 allocation. See details
Housing and Urban Development, Department of 7/15/2009
GURU KRUPA INVESTMENT LLC $850,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 10/18/2010
SEBRING, CITY OF $750,000 Grant Community Development Block Grants/State's program and Non-Entitlement Grants in Hawaii ? (Recovery Act Funded) The Florida Department of Community Affairs administers the Florida Small Cities Community Development Bock Grant (CDBG) Program. The Program receives an annual funding allocation of appro... Show more
This spending item is part of a $7,530,194 allocation. See details
Housing and Urban Development, Department of 8/13/2009
SOUTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE INC $692,711 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 5/12/2010
CENTRAL FLORIDA HEALTH CARE, INC. $666,192 Grant ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] In response to the growing needs of our uninsured patients and migrant farm workers, CFHC retained key staff with ARRA funds to keep all six of our sites operating at full capacity to meet the increased demand for safety net services. ... Show more Health and Human Services, Department of / Health Resources and Services Administration 3/23/2009
HIGHLANDS, COUNTY OF $493,550 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
TRANSPORTATION, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF $377,298 Grant Highway Planning and Construction RESURFACING Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 1/14/2010
TRANSPORTATION, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF $365,735 Grant Highway Planning and Construction RESURFACING Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 8/24/2009
SOUTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE INC $353,858 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of 4/13/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $313,949 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Direct SECTION 502 SINGLE FAMILY HSNG DIRECT LN - 2009 ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 9/30/2010
HOUSING AUTHORITY OF AVON PARK $294,648 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded Moderate Rehabilitation of Delaney Heights 50 unit complex and creation of jobs for residents labor from our HA. work includes paint-interior & exterior, kitchen cabinets, bath renovation, plumbing renovation, window reconditioning & ... Show more Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
School Board of Highlands County Florida $213,753 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
SOUTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE INC $211,670 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
School Board of Highlands County Florida $206,735 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
TRANSPORTATION, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF $204,872 Grant Highway Planning and Construction RESURFACING Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 6/02/2009
TRANSPORTATION, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF $193,020 Grant Highway Planning and Construction RESURFACING Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 6/02/2009
TRANSPORTATION, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF $153,197 Grant Highway Planning and Construction RESURFACING Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 8/24/2009
HEARTLAND WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD, INC. $151,892 Grant Employment Service/Wagner-Peyser Funded Activities ARRA - Wagner Peyser Employment Services - CFDA 17.207; provides staffing at local One-Stop centers to provide labor exchange services to employers and job applicants.
This spending item is part of a $22,146,579 allocation. See details
Employment and Training Administration 3/15/2009
SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA $149,500 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
School Board of Highlands County Florida $144,088 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
AVON PARK, CITY OF $138,725 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
TRANSPORTATION, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF $111,538 Grant Highway Planning and Construction SIDEWALK Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 8/24/2009
School Board of Highlands County Florida $96,002 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
School Board of Highlands County Florida $92,516 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
BROOKE CHAPMAN D/B/A GOOD DAYS CALADIUNS $88,047 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 12/09/2010
School Board of Highlands County Florida $85,246 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
HIGHLANDS, COUNTY OF $75,954 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government The Highlands County Sheriff's Office was awarded $75,954 from the U.S. Department of Justice Recovery Act: Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistant Grant Program to fund the project Mobil... Show more Justice, Department of 6/22/2009
School Board of Highlands County Florida $73,615 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 $46,730 Grant Highway Planning and Construction RESURFACING Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 8/24/2009
SEBRING, CITY OF $42,838 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government Funds to purchase digital video equipment for patrol vehicles. Justice, Department of 6/15/2009
AVON PARK, CITY OF $42,557 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government Information technology for Police vehicles and evidence bar code tracking Justice, Department of 6/09/2009
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF HIGHLANDS $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
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $37,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
HEARTLAND SPRING WATER INC. $35,000 Loan America's Recovery Capital Loans ARC GUAR LOANS Small Business Administration 11/18/2009
64 WEST COLLISION REPAIR INC. $35,000 Loan America's Recovery Capital Loans ARC GUAR LOANS Small Business Administration 1/26/2010
M. E. GOSE CONCRETE & CONSTRUCTION $35,000 Loan America's Recovery Capital Loans ARC GUAR LOANS Small Business Administration 11/12/2009
KEITH D STOKES $29,160 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
School Board of Highlands County Florida $28,470 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
School Board of Highlands County Florida $28,470 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
HYTEC CORP $24,000 Contract 1 - Static Help Center and 1 - Mobile Help Center for the Digital Transition. Federal Communications Commission 5/04/2009
CONSULTANTS IN NEUROLOGY P.A. $20,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 10/14/2010
School Board of Highlands County Florida $19,467 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
School Board of Highlands County Florida $17,330 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 $17,180 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 11/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $16,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
AGRI BASICS INC $16,686 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 12/09/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $12,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
SOUTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE INC $11,686 Direct P Federal Work-Study Program CAMPUS-BASED /FWS Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 4/01/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $11,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $10,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
SEBRING, CITY OF $10,411 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government This grant was written to purchase in car digital video camera systems. The overall purpose is to better equip our officers for court and to have an accurate account of their actions dur... Show more Justice, Department of 10/01/2009
SOUD GROVES INC $10,385 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 10/07/2010
CENTRAL FLORIDA YAMAHA, INC. $9,606 Contract Boat motor Interior, Department of / Bureau of Reclamation 8/17/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $6,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
LAKE PLACID, TOWN OF $6,166 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
School Board of Highlands County Florida $6,127 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
School Board of Highlands County Florida $2,074 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 $1,612 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 12/31/2010
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 2/28/2010