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12093 Okeechobee County, Fla.

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U.S. Florida Okeechobee
Population 308,745,538 18,801,310 40,041
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $24,250,688,306 $17,881,111
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,290 $447
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
6.8
9.4
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+4.3
11.1
+3.6
13.0
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
+0.9
12.0
+1.6
14.6
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
-1.0
11.0
-1.2
13.4
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-1.7
9.3
-2.3
11.1
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 $8,559,284
Social Security Administration $1,999,750
Transportation, Department of $1,651,146
Health and Human Services, Department of $1,604,955
Agriculture, Department of $1,492,557
Small Business Administration $1,218,300
Energy, Department of $877,005
Justice, Department of $478,115

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Okeechobee 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
The School Board of Okeechobee County $2,184,517 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
The School Board of Okeechobee County $2,081,304 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 $1,967,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
FLORIDA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER INC $1,604,955 Grant ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] This award was for Capital Improvement to assist in new construction of a 22,000 sq. ft. facility to consolidate two pediatric practices, dental and x-ray in same zip code. Health and Human Services, Department of / Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
The School Board of Okeechobee County $1,592,203 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
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,216,404 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 6/30/2009
TRANSPORTATION, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF $1,201,547 Grant Highway Planning and Construction BRIDGE REPLACEMENT Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 8/24/2009
OKEECHOBEE, COUNTY OF (INC) $782,125 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
The School Board of Okeechobee County $749,246 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
Buxton-Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory $687,000 Loan 504 Certified Development Loans TO ASSIST SMALL BUSINESS CONCERNS BY PROVIDING LONG TERM FINANCING THROUGH THE SALE OF DEBENTURES TO THE PRIVATE SECTOR Small Business Administration 2/18/2010
The School Board of Okeechobee County $591,534 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
The School Board of Okeechobee County $422,289 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
OKEECHOBEE, COUNTY OF (INC) $368,201 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 $285,221 Grant Highway Planning and Construction SIDEWALK Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 2/03/2010
GLENN J. SNEIDER L.C. $276,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 9/30/2009
The School Board of Okeechobee County $231,498 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
The School Board of Okeechobee County $181,735 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 $164,378 Grant Highway Planning and Construction SIDEWALK Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 8/24/2009
Dr. Kelly Alderman $160,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 5/28/2010
The School Board of Okeechobee County $128,658 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
OKEECHOBEE, COUNTY OF (INC) $109,914 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government Funding for law enforcement patrol vehicles Justice, Department of 6/09/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $107,000 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Direct SECTION 502 SINGLE FAMILY HSNG DIRECT LN - 2009 ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 6/30/2009
OKEECHOBEE, COUNTY OF (INC) $94,880 Grant State Energy Program State Energy Program Formula Grants - American Recovery and Reinvestment (ARRA): will provide various funding mechanisms for energy efficiency/renewable energy projects. Initial application was submitted in March 2009 and was approved on 4/22/09 providin
This spending item is part of a $126,089,000 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of / National Energy Technology Laboratory 4/22/2009
The School Board of Okeechobee County $90,434 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
The School Board of Okeechobee County $89,977 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
The School Board of Okeechobee County $86,757 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
The School Board of Okeechobee County $82,121 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
Boswell Septic Service, LLC $70,300 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 8/13/2009
The School Board of Okeechobee County $50,132 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
The School Board of Okeechobee County $41,554 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 $33,454 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 4/30/2010
The School Board of Okeechobee County $32,557 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
ROBERT E. HEATER, INC. $32,461 Grant Aquaculture Grants Program (AGP) The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Aquaculture received funds through the 2008 Aquaculture Grant Program (AGP). The funds provided assistance to eligible aquaculture producers that suffered financial losses associate
This spending item is part of a $330,349 allocation. See details
Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 6/12/2009
Florida East Coast Medical Group Inc. $25,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 10/20/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $14,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
The School Board of Okeechobee County $12,744 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 $9,239 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 11/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
WILLIAMSON CATTLE CO $4,000 Direct P Trade Adjustment Assistance Trade Adjustment Assist; To provide tech assist & cash benefits to farmers & fishermen if increased imports contrib importantly to a price decline Agriculture, Department of / Foreign Agricultural Service 7/27/2011
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $22 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 9/30/2010
J & L LAWN EQUIPMENT REPAIR LLC $0 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 12/30/2010
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 6/30/2009