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19021 Buena Vista County, Iowa

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U.S. Iowa Buena Vista
Population 308,745,538 3,046,355 20,332
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $4,670,017,071 $25,441,249
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,533 $1,251
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
4.1
4.0
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+1.6
5.7
+1.4
5.4
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
+0.8
6.5
+0.4
5.8
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
-0.9
5.6
-0.5
5.3
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-0.4
5.2
-0.2
5.1
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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Agriculture, Department of $14,188,317
Education, Department of $6,305,641
Small Business Administration $1,550,400
Transportation, Department of $1,488,467
Social Security Administration $920,500
Health and Human Services, Department of $502,443
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $305,000
Environmental Protection Agency $110,000
Energy, Department of $38,440
Justice, Department of $32,041

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Buena Vista County, Iowa 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
IOWA OFFICE SUPPLY INC. $5,900,000 Loan Unknown Business and Industry Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Business Cooperative Service 5/10/2010
ALTA, TOWN OF $3,412,000 Loan Water and Waste Disposal Systems for Rural Communities - ARRA Construction of New Wastewater Treatment Agriculture, Department of / Rural Utilities Service 8/05/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,551,434 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 6/30/2009
BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY $2,453,761 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 4/27/2010
STORM LAKE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT $1,207,108 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 $386,373,745 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6/01/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $911,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY $854,225 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 5/12/2010
FITZPATRICK AUTO CENTER INC $804,500 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 10/19/2010
TRANSPORTATION, IOWA DEPT OF $782,441 Grant Highway Planning and Construction This project will replace a bridge which is in poor condition and narrow with a new bridge. The bridge is on Iowa 3 over Brooke Creek 6.1 miles West of US 71 or approximately 10 miles Northwest of Storm Lake. Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 6/16/2009
TRANSPORTATION, IOWA DEPT OF $706,026 Grant Highway Planning and Construction This project will improve the driving surface and extend the life of the pavement by applying an unbonded concrete overlay on approximately 1.6 miles of 600th Street (East Milwaukee Road) from Geisinger Road on the east edge Storm Lake to US Highway 71 in Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 3/18/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $704,740 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
I&K Foodmart II Inc $390,000 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 10/26/2009
STORM LAKE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT $385,552 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act Funding to school districts to support struggling readers (consistent with regular Title I programming)
This spending item is part of a $51,497,022 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 8/31/2009
UNITED COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER INC $356,330 Grant ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] The United Community Health Center of Storm Lake (UCHC) became funded as a 330(e) grantee in March of 2006. UCHC serves Buena Vista and Sac counties of northwestern Iowa. UCHC operates a single, freestanding, medical facility in the Ci... Show more Health and Human Services, Department of / Health Resources and Services Administration 6/29/2009
City of Sioux Rapids $305,000 Grant Community Development Block Grants/State's program and Non-Entitlement Grants in Hawaii ? (Recovery Act Funded) Community Development Block Grant awarded to cities and counties for Water or Sewer projects.
This spending item is part of a $7,014,352 allocation. See details
Housing and Urban Development, Department of 7/31/2009
BLOOM FAMILY FARMS LLC $300,000 Loan Farm Operating Loans DIRECT OPERATING LOAN Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/04/2010
ALTA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT $280,164 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 $386,373,745 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6/01/2009
Sioux Rapids Community School District $240,526 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 $386,373,745 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6/01/2009
Larry & Debra Godfredson $237,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 9/30/2010
FONDA NEWELL COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT $236,426 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 $386,373,745 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6/01/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $192,000 Loan Farm Operating Loans DIRECT OPERATING LOAN SUBSIDY Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/12/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $164,148 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 4/30/2010
UNITED COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER INC $146,113 Grant ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Increase for Demand Services- Award Number H8BCS11998- The purpose of this award is to expand access to needed oral health care services specifically by expanding health center services to include dental care for the underserved popula... Show more Health and Human Services, Department of / Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $145,000 Loan Farm Operating Loans DIRECT OPERATING LOAN SUBSIDY Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/05/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $142,000 Loan Farm Operating Loans DIRECT OPERATING LOAN SUBSIDY Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/05/2009
North Lake Truck Repair Inc. $138,000 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 12/08/2010
Albert City-Truesdale Community School $123,598 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 $386,373,745 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6/01/2009
City of Sioux Rapids $110,000 Grant Capitalization Grants for Clean Water State Revolving Funds Capitalization grant for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund. At least 50% of the amount must be used for additional subsidization. Iowa is providing loan forgiveness for disadvantaged communities. At least 20% must be used for green pr... Show more
This spending item is part of a $53,040,000 allocation. See details
Environmental Protection Agency 4/22/2009
FAUST INSTITUTE OF COSMETOLOGY $101,990 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 4/27/2010
BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY $100,728 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 6/16/2009
ALTA, CITY OF $100,000 Grant Community Facilities Loans and Grants Community Facilities Loans and Grants - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 7/31/2009
WGR LLC $100,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees RURAL LENDER ADVANTAGE Small Business Administration 3/17/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $75,000 Loan Farm Operating Loans DIRECT OPERATING LOAN SUBSIDY Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/05/2009
UNITED COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC. $74,500 Grant Community Facilities Loans and Grants Community Facilities Loans and Grants - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 7/31/2009
Anemometry Specialists Inc. $70,000 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 6/22/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $65,000 Loan Farm Operating Loans DIRECT OPERATING LOAN Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/31/2010
Sioux Rapids Community School District $64,652 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act Funding to school districts to support struggling readers (consistent with regular Title I programming)
This spending item is part of a $51,497,022 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 8/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $56,610 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 3/31/2009
BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY $51,902 Direct P Federal Work-Study Program CAMPUS-BASED /FWS Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 4/01/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $51,750 Loan Farm Operating Loans DIRECT OPERATING LOAN SUBSIDY Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/05/2009
ALTA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT $50,785 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act Funding to school districts to support struggling readers (consistent with regular Title I programming)
This spending item is part of a $51,497,022 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 8/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $48,992 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 9/30/2010
FONDA NEWELL COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT $38,632 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act Funding to school districts to support struggling readers (consistent with regular Title I programming)
This spending item is part of a $51,497,022 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 8/31/2009
BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY $38,440 Grant State Energy Program RECOVERY ACT-STATE ENERGY PROGRAM FORMULA GRANT
This spending item is part of a $40,546,000 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 4/20/2009
STORM LAKE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT $36,075 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 $386,373,745 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6/01/2009
FLOORS ETC. INC $35,000 Loan America's Recovery Capital Loans ARC GUAR LOANS Small Business Administration 11/09/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $34,417 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 5/31/2010
FAUST INSTITUTE OF COSMETOLOGY $32,690 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 5/12/2010
STORM LAKE, CITY OF $32,041 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government Public Safety Enhancement Program Justice, Department of 6/26/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $30,376 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 6/30/2010
BUENA VISTA, COUNTY OF $28,026 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Government Services, Recovery Act Government Services Fund is 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, o... Show more
This spending item is part of a $85,965,797 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 6/01/2009
PAT & JOE MCKENNA PTRSHP $22,224 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 4/13/2010
FAUST INSTITUTE OF COSMETOLOGY $18,801 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 7/03/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $18,558 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 7/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $18,000 Loan Farm Operating Loans DIRECT OPERATING LOAN Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/05/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $14,467 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 8/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $14,000 Loan Farm Operating Loans DIRECT OPERATING LOAN Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/05/2009
BRUCE RUSK & SONS INC $12,060 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 7/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $7,837 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 12/31/2010
JOHANNSEN INC $7,055 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 8/24/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
RENKEN INVESTMENTS $4,724 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 8/25/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,359 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 12/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,231 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 11/30/2010
PLANALP & PLANALP PTRSHP $2,860 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 10/29/2010
LENHART BROTHERS INC $2,244 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 6/25/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,559 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 10/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,361 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 10/31/2010
MILES FARM PTRSHP $1,281 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 9/29/2010
CARL PHIPPS ESTATE TRUST $1,134 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 8/24/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,049 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 11/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
PETER J MOHR TR $931 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 4/13/2010
EDDIE FARMS $754 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 4/13/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
SPRICK FAMILY TRUST $662 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 5/06/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $500 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 6/30/2010
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 1/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS -$1,000 Loan Farm Operating Loans DIRECT OPERATING LOAN Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 4/30/2010
SHAWN MORGAN AND KRISTINA MORGAN -$224,100 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees RURAL LENDER ADVANTAGE Small Business Administration 12/28/2010