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13317 Wilkes County, Ga.

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U.S. Georgia Wilkes
Population 308,745,538 9,687,653 10,590
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $13,793,005,173 $58,811,819
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,424 $5,554
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
6.6
8.2
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+3.6
10.2
+3.5
11.7
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
+0.0
10.2
-0.2
11.5
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
+0.1
10.3
+0.6
12.1
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-0.6
9.7
+0.4
12.5
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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Agriculture, Department of $48,695,084
Small Business Administration $4,356,300
Transportation, Department of $2,502,446
Education, Department of $2,066,401
Social Security Administration $707,750
Energy, Department of $254,855
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $228,983

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Wilkes 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
WILKES TELEPHONE & ELECTRIC COMPANY $33,678,779 Grant Broadband Initiatives Program As of December 22, 2010, Wilkes Telephone & Electric Company received final notification from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development Office that all necessary requirements for funding under the Broadband Initiatives Program (BIP) ha Agriculture, Department of / Rural Utilities Service 9/13/2010
WILKES TELEPHONE & ELECTRIC COMPANY $14,433,762 Loan Broadband Initiatives Program As of December 22, 2010, Wilkes Telephone & Electric Company received final notification from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development Office that all necessary requirements for funding under the Broadband Initiatives Program (BIP) ha Agriculture, Department of / Rural Utilities Service 9/13/2010
TRANSPORTATION, GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF $2,217,731 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 5/19/2009
BRUCE LAMAR AND GRETCHEN LAMAR $1,555,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 12/09/2010
BROWN POULTRY $1,270,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 4/13/2009
Wilkes County Board of Education $1,014,752 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
WILSON POULTRY $766,300 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 11/19/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $693,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
MCAVOY POULTRY $630,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 9/29/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $502,017 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 8/31/2009
Wilkes County Board of Education $346,738 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
Wilkes County Board of Education $346,738 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
Wilkes County Board of Education $335,077 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
TRANSPORTATION, GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF $272,715 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 11/19/2009
WASHINGTON, CITY OF $254,855 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
WASHINGTON HOUSING AUTHORITY $228,983 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded Comprehensive Modernization of family units;replacing HVAC with energy efficient Geo-Thermal System which provides hotwater also. Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
Marty L Smith $135,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 9/08/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $27,650 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 7/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $25,791 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 6/30/2010
Wilkes County Board of Education $18,485 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
WILKES, COUNTY OF $12,000 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
Wilkes County Board of Education $11,548 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
Wilkes County Board of Education $11,548 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
HARRISON BROTHERS $8,388 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 6/21/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $5,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $212 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/31/2010
LAZY 6 POULTRY FARMS $0 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 8/20/2009