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26003 Alger County, Mich.

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U.S. Michigan Alger
Population 308,745,538 9,883,640 9,575
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $17,449,986,984 $17,953,314
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,766 $1,875
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
9.0
8.3
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+5.7
14.7
+3.5
11.8
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
-0.7
14.0
+1.0
12.8
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
-2.5
11.5
-2.3
10.5
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-1.2
10.3
-0.6
9.9
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 $14,489,696
Education, Department of $1,046,527
Social Security Administration $593,250
Small Business Administration $588,000
Interior, Department of $539,777
Transportation, Department of $527,379
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $118,686
Energy, Department of $50,000

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Alger County, Mich. 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
CHATHAM TELEPHONE CO $8,605,935 Grant Broadband Initiatives Program Chatham Telephone Company, a subsidiary of TDS Telecom, proposes a project to bring high-speed DSL broadband service to unserved establishments within its rural service territory, which is comparable to the DSL service provided in its more populated areas Agriculture, Department of / Rural Utilities Service 7/02/2010
MUNISING CITY OF $1,550,000 Loan Community Facilities Loans and Grants Community Facilities Loans and Grants - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 7/29/2009
ALGER COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION $971,318 Grant Recovery Act of 2009: Capital Improvement and Maintenance cooperative reconstruction project with the Alger County Road Commission and the National Forest Service to resurface buck bay road to the camp ground on autrain Lake. Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 7/21/2009
BURT TOWNSHIP $712,000 Loan Community Facilities Loans and Grants Community Facilities Loans and Grants - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 9/30/2010
MUNISING PUBLIC SCHOOLS $598,761 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Education Stabilization funds support public elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education programs and services.
This spending item is part of a $1,302,368,992 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5/29/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $580,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
ALGER COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION $539,777 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Reconstruction of tribal roads Knox Road, Candy Cane lane, Lehnen Road, and Cemetery Road Interior, Department of / Indian Affairs (Assistant Secretary) 4/22/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $443,770 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 10/31/2009
VOYAGEURS MOTEL $360,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 7/27/2009
SUPERIOR CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT $308,269 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Education Stabilization funds support public elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education programs and services.
This spending item is part of a $1,302,368,992 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5/29/2009
ALGER COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION $295,000 Grant Recovery Act of 2009: Capital Improvement and Maintenance cooperative agreement to remove and replace 2 culverts Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 7/21/2009
ALGER COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION $295,000 Grant Recovery Act of 2009: Capital Improvement and Maintenance cooperative agreement between the alger county road commission and the United States Forest Service to replace 2 culverts on BS Creek located on the rock river road Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 7/21/2009
INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE SERVICES, INC. $266,381 Contract Grand Island NRA Creek Bridge Replacement and Rim Trail Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 11/30/2009
RON SCHEIDING, INC. $223,281 Contract Hiawatha National Forest, Clear Lake Educational Center, Accessibility and Erosion Control Project.
This spending item is part of a $284,731 allocation. See details
Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 6/01/2010
BURT TOWNSHIP $200,000 Grant Community Facilities Loans and Grants Community Facilities Loans and Grants - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 9/30/2010
ALGER COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION $191,245 Grant Recovery Act of 2009: Capital Improvement and Maintenance the road commission will be removing and replacing a cross culvert on the Little Indian rive on the Lost Lake Road FDR-8362 Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 12/16/2009
MUNISING CITY OF $181,000 Loan Community Facilities Loans and Grants Community Facilities Loans and Grants - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 6/03/2009
ALGER, COUNTY OF $168,105 Grant Formula Grants for Other Than Urbanized Areas This grant provides funds for operating assistance, replacement vehicles which have reached their useful life and have no other source of funding, equipment purchases, facility improvement/greening projects identified by energy audits funded in the ARRA P... Show more
This spending item is part of a $12,443,615 allocation. See details
Transportation, Department of / Federal Transit Administration 3/03/2010
MUNISING CITY OF $121,000 Loan Community Facilities Loans and Grants Community Facilities Loans and Grants - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 6/03/2009
MUNISING HOUSING COMMISSION $118,686 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded ARRA Capital Fund Program. Conduct modernization activities at various Public Housing Delopment. Pave parking lot and construct retaining wall; replace floor coverings. Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
Geron Excavating Inc. $100,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 12/30/2010
ALGER COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION $93,591 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Single Course Chip Seal Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 5/14/2009
ALGER COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION $93,591 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Single Course Chip Seal Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 5/14/2009
Munising Terrace Motel LLC $77,000 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 5/25/2010
LINK'S CONSTRUCTION LLC $65,640 Contract Remodel the interior of a visitor information center. This included removing walls, removing/changing electrical outlets/switches/fixtures, install a new southern yellow pine T&G floor, re-finish interior wood and trim, build and install new exterior doo Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 4/12/2010
OBERSTAR INC. $61,450 Contract Hiawatha National Forest, Clear Lake Educational Center, Accessibility and Erosion Control Project.
This spending item is part of a $284,731 allocation. See details
Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 6/01/2010
MUNISING PUBLIC SCHOOLS $56,825 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 $389,902,873 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
ALGER COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION $51,386 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Single Course Chip Seal Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 2/09/2010
Hillcrest Motel & Cabins $51,000 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 11/19/2009
MUNISING CITY OF $50,000 Grant Community Facilities Loans and Grants Community Facilities Loans and Grants - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 7/29/2009
MUNISING CITY OF $50,000 Grant Community Facilities Loans and Grants Community Facilities Loans and Grants - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 6/03/2009
MUNISING, CITY OF $50,000 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) Recovery Act: State of Michigan Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant
This spending item is part of a $19,599,600 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/14/2009
SEABERG CONTRACTING INC $49,930 Contract Toilet Facility & Storage Building Replacement Project Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 4/29/2010
SUPERIOR CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT $48,654 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 $389,902,873 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
SEABERG CONTRACTING INC $40,760 Contract Grand Island NRA Rim Trail Project Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 6/28/2010
ALGER, COUNTY OF $38,000 Grant Formula Grants for Other Than Urbanized Areas This grant provides funds for replacement vehicles which have reached their useful life and expansion vehicles which will be used to meet the increased transportation needs in local communities, equipment purchases, and facility renovation projects to imp... Show more
This spending item is part of a $524,072 allocation. See details
Transportation, Department of / Federal Transit Administration 3/03/2010
MUNISING CITY OF $35,000 Grant Community Facilities Loans and Grants Community Facilities Loans and Grants - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 6/03/2009
TRIMEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC $33,623 Contract Engineering services for the Hiawatha National Forest including preparation of plans and specifications for the removal and replacement of culverts/bridges and paving of creek crossings at specified locations Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 11/24/2009
ALGER, COUNTY OF $33,327 Grant Formula Grants for Other Than Urbanized Areas This grant provides funds for replacement vehicles which have reached their useful life and expansion vehicles which will be used to meet the increased transportation needs in local communities, equipment purchases, and facility renovation projects to imp... Show more
This spending item is part of a $524,072 allocation. See details
Transportation, Department of / Federal Transit Administration 3/03/2010
Village of Chatham $27,766 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Single Course Chip Seal Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 5/14/2009
BURT TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION $23,375 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Education Stabilization funds support public elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education programs and services.
This spending item is part of a $1,302,368,992 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5/29/2009
BURT TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION $19,000 Grant Child Nutrition Discretionary Grants Limited Availability The Michigan Department of Education received funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to assist in the purchase of equipment for School Food Authorities (SFAs) participating in the National School Lunch Program ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $2,555,174 allocation. See details
Agriculture, Department of / Food and Nutrition Service 3/18/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $18,594 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 4/30/2010
ALGER, COUNTY OF $18,113 Grant Formula Grants for Other Than Urbanized Areas This grant provides funds for operating assistance, replacement vehicles which have reached their useful life and have no other source of funding, equipment purchases, facility improvement/greening projects identified by energy audits funded in the ARRA P... Show more
This spending item is part of a $12,443,615 allocation. See details
Transportation, Department of / Federal Transit Administration 3/03/2010
AUTRAIN-ONOTA PUBLIC SCHOOLS $6,430 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 $389,902,873 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $6,269 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 8/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $5,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
ALGER, COUNTY OF $3,500 Grant Formula Grants for Other Than Urbanized Areas This grant provides funds for replacement vehicles which have reached their useful life and have no other source of funding, equipment purchases, facility renovations to improve safety and/or meet ADA requirements, continuation facility projects, one faci... Show more
This spending item is part of a $13,343,514 allocation. See details
Transportation, Department of / Federal Transit Administration 8/26/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,301 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
MUNISING PUBLIC SCHOOLS $2,092 Grant Education Technology State Grants, Recovery Act Educational Technology State Grants to States were used to provide every educator in Michigan with an opportunity to differentiate and individualize instruction to improve student achievement utilizing state and local student data sets.
This spending item is part of a $24,409,625 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/24/2009
SUPERIOR CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT $1,916 Grant Education Technology State Grants, Recovery Act Educational Technology State Grants to States were used to provide every educator in Michigan with an opportunity to differentiate and individualize instruction to improve student achievement utilizing state and local student data sets.
This spending item is part of a $24,409,625 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/24/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,199 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 5/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $750 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 6/30/2010
BURT TOWNSHIP BOARD OF EDUCATION $171 Grant Education Technology State Grants, Recovery Act Educational Technology State Grants to States were used to provide every educator in Michigan with an opportunity to differentiate and individualize instruction to improve student achievement utilizing state and local student data sets.
This spending item is part of a $24,409,625 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/24/2009
AUTRAIN-ONOTA PUBLIC SCHOOLS $34 Grant Education Technology State Grants, Recovery Act Educational Technology State Grants to States were used to provide every educator in Michigan with an opportunity to differentiate and individualize instruction to improve student achievement utilizing state and local student data sets.
This spending item is part of a $24,409,625 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/24/2009
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 6/30/2009
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 3/31/2009