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13075 Cook County, Ga.

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U.S. Georgia Cook
Population 308,745,538 9,687,653 17,227
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $13,793,005,173 $11,317,302
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,424 $657
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
6.6
7.6
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+3.6
10.2
+4.9
12.5
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
+0.0
10.2
+0.5
13.0
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
+0.1
10.3
+0.7
13.7
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-0.6
9.7
-1.9
11.8
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 $4,042,574
Transportation, Department of $2,903,618
Small Business Administration $1,171,500
Agriculture, Department of $1,106,469
Social Security Administration $847,500
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $605,148
Justice, Department of $320,789
Environmental Protection Agency $319,704

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Cook County, Ga. 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
TRANSPORTATION, GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF $2,009,428 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 7/30/2009
Cook County Board of Education (inc) $1,937,768 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Education Fund- for the support of public elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education, as, applicable, early childhood education program and services.
This spending item is part of a $1,260,799,095 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5/08/2009
OKAPILCO CREEK FARMS, INC. $1,000,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 8/04/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $912,897 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 $820,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
Cook County Board of Education (inc) $818,744 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act Title I, Part A, is a formula grant program that provides financial assistance to LEAs and schools with high numbers or high percentages of poor children to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards.
This spending item is part of a $351,008,292 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 8/31/2009
County of Cook $686,898 Grant Airport Improvement Program FAA Airport Improvement Program Grant for Non-primary development projects in the State Block Grant Program. This grant provides 100% federal funding for five general aviation airport construction projects in Georgia.
This spending item is part of a $9,984,000 allocation. See details
Transportation, Department of / Federal Aviation Administration 5/26/2009
Cook County Board of Education (inc) $622,306 Grant Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004, Section 611 ensures that all children with disabilities have available to them a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment that emphasizes special educatio... Show more
This spending item is part of a $313,758,336 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
Cook County Board of Education (inc) $622,306 Grant Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004, Section 611 ensures that all children with disabilities have available to them a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment that emphasizes special educatio... Show more
This spending item is part of a $313,758,336 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
SPARKS, TOWN OF $500,000 Grant Community Development Block Grants/State's program and Non-Entitlement Grants in Hawaii ? (Recovery Act Funded) The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the State of Georgia $10,866,994 on August 14, 2009 for the purpose of making awards to local governments in order to allow the... Show more
This spending item is part of a $10,866,994 allocation. See details
Housing and Urban Development, Department of 8/17/2009
COOK, COUNTY OF $289,170 Grant Recovery Act - Eward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program/ Grants to States and Territories BJA FY 09 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant. The JAG Program allows states and local governments to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime and improve... Show more
This spending item is part of a $36,210,659 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 5/19/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $205,000 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Direct SECTION 502 SINGLE FAMILY HSNG DIRECT LN - 2009 ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 10/31/2009
OLD JOE FOODS, LLC $171,500 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
TRANSPORTATION, GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF $163,292 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 11/16/2009
SPARKS, TOWN OF $159,852 Grant Capitalization Grants for Clean Water State Revolving Funds Funding through this program provides assistance to local governments for wastewater, nonpoint source, and estuary projects for the improvement of water quality in Georgia as aligned with the objectives of the federal Clean Water Act of 1972... Show more
This spending item is part of a $84,336,750 allocation. See details
Environmental Protection Agency 6/08/2009
SPARKS, TOWN OF $159,852 Grant Capitalization Grants for Clean Water State Revolving Funds Funding through this program provides assistance to local governments for wastewater, nonpoint source, and estuary projects for the improvement of water quality in Georgia as aligned with the objectives of the federal Clean Water Act of 1972... Show more
This spending item is part of a $84,336,750 allocation. See details
Environmental Protection Agency 6/08/2009
ADEL HOUSING AUTHORITY $105,148 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded Replace water and sewer systems. Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
Cook County Board of Education (inc) $44,000 Grant Child Nutrition Discretionary Grants Limited Availability The grant is competative and allows approved schools participating in the National School Lunch Program to increase the efficiency of their food service operations by providing fund to purchase equipment.
This spending item is part of a $4,420,793 allocation. See details
Agriculture, Department of / Food and Nutrition Service 6/11/2009
COOK, COUNTY OF $44,000 Grant Formula Grants for Other Than Urbanized Areas Invest in public transportation in rural areas of Georgia by purchasing new vehicles, upgrading rural bus facilities, procuring scheduling software and installing intelligent transportations systems technology on vehicles.
This spending item is part of a $25,649,675 allocation. See details
Transportation, Department of / Federal Transit Administration 8/26/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $35,000 Loan Farm Operating Loans DIRECT OPERATING LOAN SUBSIDY Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/05/2009
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER COUNTY THE $31,619 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
Cook County Board of Education (inc) $20,725 Grant Special Education - Preschool Grants, Recovery Act The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004, Section 619 ensures that all children with disabilities, ages 3-5, have available to them a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment that emphasizes ear... Show more
This spending item is part of a $10,449,347 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
Cook County Board of Education (inc) $20,725 Grant Special Education - Preschool Grants, Recovery Act The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004, Section 619 ensures that all children with disabilities, ages 3-5, have available to them a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment that emphasizes ear... Show more
This spending item is part of a $10,449,347 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $8,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $5,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,000 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 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,306 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 7/31/2010
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 11/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS -$91,734 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 3/31/2010