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13233 Polk County, Ga.

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U.S. Georgia Polk
Population 308,745,538 9,687,653 41,523
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $13,793,005,173 $16,355,035
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,424 $394
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
6.6
6.6
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+3.6
10.2
+4.2
10.8
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
+0.0
10.2
-0.5
10.3
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
+0.1
10.3
+0.0
10.3
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-0.6
9.7
-0.5
9.8
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 $9,356,860
Social Security Administration $2,174,250
Agriculture, Department of $2,081,197
Transportation, Department of $835,620
Small Business Administration $710,000
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $635,775
Justice, Department of $428,983
Energy, Department of $125,000
Health and Human Services, Department of $7,350

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Polk 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
Polk School District Board of Education $4,807,785 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
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,107,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,034,172 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 9/30/2009
Polk School District Board of Education $1,401,531 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
Polk School District Board of Education $1,380,065 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
Polk School District Board of Education $1,380,065 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
HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF CEDARTOWN GEORGIA $635,775 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded Replacement of roofing at family developments. This funding can be expected to result in providing employment for architects and engineers, construction workers and product manufacturers. In addition this funding can be expected to ... Show more Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
CEDARTOWN, CITY OF $625,000 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 7/30/2010
WRIGHT POULTRY FARM $415,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 6/12/2009
CEDARTOWN, CITY OF $366,196 Grant Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants The COPS Hiring Recovery Program (CHRP) provides funding directly to law enforcement agencies to hire and/or rehire career law enforcement officers in an effort to create and preserve jobs, and to increase their community policing capacity and c... Show more Justice, Department of 7/01/2009
Peace & Young Money 1 INC $250,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 12/23/2010
City of Rockmart $200,620 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants
This spending item is part of a $210,620 allocation. See details
Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 5/13/2009
Polk School District Board of Education $179,594 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
CEDARTOWN, CITY OF $125,000 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) The purpose of this award is to provide funding to assist local governments in creating and implementing strategies to improve energy efficiciency and reduce fossil fuel emissions in a manner that is environmentally sustainable and that m... Show more
This spending item is part of a $21,630,700 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of / Golden Field Office 9/14/2009
Polk School District Board of Education $115,898 Grant Education for Homeless Children and Youth, Recovery Act The main purpose of these funds is to assist States and local educational agencies (LEAs) in addressing the educational and related needs to homeless children and youth.
This spending item is part of a $1,873,212 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/09/2009
POLK, COUNTY OF $62,787 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government The Tallapoosa Drug Court serves the addicted population in Polk and Haralson Counties. The participants have to meet strict requirements and go through 5 phases to graduate. The program... Show more Justice, Department of 9/14/2009
Polk School District Board of Education $45,961 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
Polk School District Board of Education $45,961 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
Georgia Roll-Off Containers, Inc. $45,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 5/12/2009
EARLEY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY $30,000 Grant Watershed Rehabilitation Program The Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission has received Recovery Act funding from United States Department of Agriculture to implement REHAB Program to perform modifications on five Watershed Flood Control structures in three counties in Northeast G
This spending item is part of a $5,665,000 allocation. See details
Agriculture, Department of / Natural Resources Conservation Service 5/03/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $23,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
TRANSPORTATION, GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF $10,000 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants
This spending item is part of a $210,620 allocation. See details
Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 5/13/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $10,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $9,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $8,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $8,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
POLK, COUNTY OF $7,350 Grant ARRA - Immunization Georgia Immunization Program used ARRA funding to increase vaccine availability and services to adults and adolescents and increase the capacity of for data collection for Public Health Immunization data systems. The Georgia WIC program serves approximat
This spending item is part of a $1,850,152 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 9/28/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $7,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $5,015 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,763 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,661 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 10/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,586 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 12/31/2010
TRANSPORTATION, GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF $0 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants
This spending item is part of a $625,000 allocation. See details
Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 7/30/2010