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17131 Mercer County, Ill.

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U.S. Illinois Mercer
Population 308,745,538 12,830,632 16,426
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $21,037,148,105 $9,010,902
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,640 $549
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
6.9
6.2
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+3.8
10.7
+3.2
9.4
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
-0.1
10.6
+0.3
9.7
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
-0.2
10.4
-1.9
7.8
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-1.1
9.3
-0.3
7.5
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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Education, Department of $5,229,942
Agriculture, Department of $1,256,068
Small Business Administration $1,123,500
Social Security Administration $949,250
Transportation, Department of $353,425
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $84,217
Health and Human Services, Department of $14,500

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Mercer County, Ill. 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
SHERRARD COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 200 $2,101,089 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 $1,681,130,685 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/17/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $941,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $906,046 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 9/30/2009
UNITED COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 304 $771,385 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 $1,681,130,685 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/17/2009
ALEDO COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL 201 $598,687 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 $1,681,130,685 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/17/2009
MERCER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT $592,816 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 $1,681,130,685 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/17/2009
WESTMER COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT $463,478 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 $1,681,130,685 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/17/2009
ESSIG-MOTORS, INC. $350,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees RURAL LENDER ADVANTAGE Small Business Administration 5/14/2009
NATION PROPERTIES INC. $350,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees RURAL LENDER ADVANTAGE Small Business Administration 3/19/2010
ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION $286,259 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 1/21/2010
RUSTY BUCKET TEXAS STYLE BAR-B-Q $273,500 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees RURAL LENDER ADVANTAGE Small Business Administration 5/01/2009
SHERRARD COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 200 $258,179 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 r... Show more
This spending item is part of a $374,041,302 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/17/2009
MERCER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT $196,844 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 r... Show more
This spending item is part of a $374,041,302 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/17/2009
KALEE VENTURES MONMOUTH LLC $150,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees RURAL LENDER ADVANTAGE Small Business Administration 8/12/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $137,600 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Direct SECTION 502 SINGLE FAMILY HSNG DIRECT LN - 2009 ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 8/31/2010
UNITED COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 304 $92,008 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 r... Show more
This spending item is part of a $374,041,302 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/17/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $90,344 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 5/31/2010
MERCER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT $88,601 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 $420,263,561 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
MERCER COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY $84,217 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
MERCER, COUNTY OF $67,166 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 10/15/2009
Sherrard Community Unit School District 200 $66,855 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 $420,263,561 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $43,631 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $19,769 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 4/30/2010
County of Mercer $14,500 Grant ARRA - Immunization The Immunization Program executed $1,845,000 in grant agreements to 91 local health departments (LHD) which demonstrated vaccine delivery to VFC-qualified infants, children and adolescents during 2008. Four of the 91 LHDs were unable to spend all their
This spending item is part of a $2,043,975 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 9/15/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $12,576 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 11/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $12,479 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 9/30/2010
LEO TOBY TRUST $11,859 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 9/24/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $10,109 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 8/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $5,178 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 11/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,402 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 2/28/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,075 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 10/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 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 8/31/2010
ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION $0 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants
This spending item is part of a $65,786 allocation. See details
Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 10/15/2009