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19147 Palo Alto County, Iowa

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U.S. Iowa Palo Alto
Population 308,745,538 3,046,355 9,383
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $4,670,017,071 $40,784,944
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,533 $4,347
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
4.1
3.7
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+1.6
5.7
+2.3
6.0
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
+0.8
6.5
-0.1
5.9
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
-0.9
5.6
-1.4
4.5
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-0.4
5.2
+0.0
4.5
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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Energy, Department of $27,806,337
Agriculture, Department of $4,509,035
Health and Human Services, Department of $3,219,865
Small Business Administration $1,771,000
Education, Department of $970,854
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $859,979
Transportation, Department of $659,874
Social Security Administration $568,000
Environmental Protection Agency $420,000

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Palo Alto 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
POET PROJECT LIBERTY, LLC $22,565,530 Loan Federal Loan Guarantees for Innovative Energy Technologies POET Project LIBERTY, LLC is one of the nation's first projects dedicated to the development and operation of a commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol biorefinery. POET Project LIBERTY, LLC will be a separate business entity co-located near POET... Show more
This spending item is part of a $103,155,208 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/19/2011
UPPER DES MOINES OPPORTUNITY INC. $5,240,807 Grant Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Persons Weatherization Assistance Program for low-income, elderly and disabled household providing assistance in the form of labor and supplies for reducing energy consumption or protecting the home from the elements
This spending item is part of a $80,834,411 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 7/02/2009
KERBER MILLING CO $4,100,000 Loan Unknown Business and Industry Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Business Cooperative Service 11/30/2009
UPPER DES MOINES OPPORTUNITY INC. $2,068,426 Grant ARRA - Early Head Start The award for EHS 2009 ARRA Expansion grant number 07SA6131 has provided funding to serve 80 Early Head Start eligible children: 46 infants, toddlers and pregnant women in Buena Vista County and 34 infants, toddlers, and pregnant women in Emmet County, b Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 11/10/2009
Country Maid Inc. $1,330,000 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 4/27/2010
UPPER DES MOINES OPPORTUNITY INC. $859,979 Grant Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (Recovery Act Funded) The Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program (HPRP) is designed to provide temporary financial assistance and/or services to help households from becoming homeless with focus on housing for the homeless and at-risk... Show more
This spending item is part of a $11,866,889 allocation. See details
Housing and Urban Development, Department of / Community Planning and Development 7/14/2009
TRANSPORTATION, IOWA DEPT OF $659,874 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Palo Alto County will widen and resurface 2 miles of County Road N-20 with new asphalt between the northern city limits of Ruthven and the intersection of County Road B-25 and 355th Avenue. This project will improve driving quality by providing a more smo Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 3/24/2009
UPPER DES MOINES OPPORTUNITY INC. $658,186 Grant ARRA - Community Services Block Grant IowaG??s Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, funding will be used for the reduction of poverty, the revitalization of low-income communities, and the empowerment of low-income families and individu
This spending item is part of a $10,821,398 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 4/10/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $564,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
Country Maid Inc. $441,000 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 4/27/2010
EMMETSBURG MUNICIPAL UTILITIES $420,000 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
Emmetsburg Community School District $389,783 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
UPPER DES MOINES OPPORTUNITY INC. $263,282 Grant ARRA - Head Start The award for Head Start ARRA Expansion grant number 07SH6131 has provided funding to serve 16 Head Start eligible children. The Head Start classroom provides comprehensive center-based services in Storm Lake, Iowa. The classroom services a special popu Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 9/17/2009
UPPER DES MOINES OPPORTUNITY INC. $229,971 Grant ARRA - Head Start This award: FY2009 ARRA COLA under grant number 07SE6131 for the Head Start and Early Head Start program. Both programs promote comprehensive health, developmental and family services for children and pregnant women who meet program eligibility requirem Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 6/18/2009
West Bend Mallard Community School District $194,955 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
GRAETTINGER COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT $140,946 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
RUTHVEN-AYRSHIRE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT $139,910 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 $127,458 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Direct SECTION 502 SINGLE FAMILY HSNG DIRECT LN - 2009 ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 12/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $76,099 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $55,917 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 2/28/2010
Emmetsburg Community School District $52,292 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 $49,999 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 3/31/2009
GRAETTINGER COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT $26,501 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
West Bend Mallard Community School District $26,467 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
WILLIAMSON BROTHERS INC $26,023 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/25/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $25,595 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 4/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $17,688 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 7/31/2010
J & K BANWART CORP $12,300 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 2/25/2010
DNDL FARMS INC $6,040 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 4/26/2010
F&H WIRTZ FAMILY FARMS LLC $3,382 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 2/25/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,803 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,761 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 10/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
SHIRLEY M MULRONEY TRUST $1,578 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/16/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $730 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 8/31/2010
PATRICIA A WIRTZ TEST TRUST $652 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 2/18/2010
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 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $10 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 5/31/2010
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 12/31/2009