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26019 Benzie County, Mich.

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U.S. Michigan Benzie
Population 308,745,538 9,883,640 17,496
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $17,449,986,984 $11,990,779
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,766 $685
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
9.0
7.6
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+5.7
14.7
+4.0
11.6
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
-0.7
14.0
+2.0
13.6
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
-2.5
11.5
-3.1
10.5
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-1.2
10.3
-2.0
8.5
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.

Important: This interactive database is not kept up-to-date and should be treated as a historical snapshot. As records may have changed since we stopped making updates, researchers and consultants wishing to use the data should check against original sources for accuracy before using any data published here.

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Funding by Federal Agency and Department

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Agriculture, Department of $4,312,077
Education, Department of $1,734,299
Transportation, Department of $1,607,468
Small Business Administration $1,570,600
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $1,541,835
Social Security Administration $1,124,500
Justice, Department of $100,000

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Benzie 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
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,293,593 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 3/31/2009
GATEWAY LIMITED DIVIDEND HOUSING ASSOCIATION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP $1,541,835 Grant Tax Credit Assistance Program (Recovery Act Funded) The Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP) is being used by the Authority to provide gap financing to affordable multifamily rental properties that are participating in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program affected by the deteriorating ho... Show more
This spending item is part of a $63,974,711 allocation. See details
Housing and Urban Development, Department of 6/24/2009
BENZIE COUNTY CENTRAL SCHOOLS $1,424,694 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 $1,112,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
Freeman Family Enterprises LLC $734,000 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 1/28/2010
Benzie Transportation Authority $670,000 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
Benzie Transportation Authority $652,800 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
Robert Brick Real Estate and Bhive Investm $347,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 12/17/2010
Benzie Transportation Authority $236,668 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
MICHIGAN PAVEMENT SOLUTIONS LLC $234,600 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 8/19/2009
BENZIE COUNTY CENTRAL SCHOOLS $204,501 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
EVANS BROTHERS FRUIT CO $200,000 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 7/07/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $155,000 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
MARY R. DEVRIES $130,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 5/18/2010
HENRY ORCHARDS INC $100,000 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 7/07/2010
GRAYS FRUIT FARM INC $100,000 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 7/08/2010
BENZIE, COUNTY OF $100,000 Grant Recovery Act - Eward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program/ Grants to States and Territories With Byrne JAG ARRA funding, Michigan intends to assist both state and local government with funding for projects that will provide needed assistance in areas which can offer outcomes most c... Show more
This spending item is part of a $38,692,431 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 3/25/2010
PUTNEY BEEF OR FRUIT INC $100,000 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 7/07/2010
LENTZ FARMS INC $72,725 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 8/12/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $51,290 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 8/31/2010
FRANKFORT ELBERTA AREA SCHOOLS $50,229 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
FRANKFORT ELBERTA AREA SCHOOLS $45,008 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
Benzie Transportation Authority $45,000 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
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $44,626 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 5/31/2010
Beachnut Surf Shop LLC $40,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 4/21/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $39,506 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 1/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $37,090 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 7/31/2010
ADVANCED HEARING CENTER P.C. $35,000 Loan America's Recovery Capital Loans ARC GUAR LOANS Small Business Administration 9/30/2010
PLATTE LAKE VETERINARY ASSOCIATES PC $35,000 Loan America's Recovery Capital Loans ARC GUAR LOANS Small Business Administration 1/05/2010
LOY PUTNEY $23,801 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 5/26/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $18,694 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 6/30/2010
CRYSTAL VIEW ORCHARDS INC $15,130 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 2/02/2010
ADVANCED HEARING CENTER P.C. $15,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 10/06/2010
CRYSTAL VIEW ORCHARDS INC $14,554 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 5/03/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $13,765 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 2/28/2010
BENZIE COUNTY CENTRAL SCHOOLS $8,211 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
LOY PUTNEY $8,095 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 12/02/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $5,639 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,089 Direct P Trade Adjustment Assistance Trade Adjustment Assist; To provide tech assist & cash benefits to farmers & fishermen if increased imports contrib importantly to a price decline Agriculture, Department of / Foreign Agricultural Service 6/30/2011
NORCONK FARM $4,000 Direct P Trade Adjustment Assistance Trade Adjustment Assist; To provide tech assist & cash benefits to farmers & fishermen if increased imports contrib importantly to a price decline Agriculture, Department of / Foreign Agricultural Service 5/27/2011
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,000 Direct P Trade Adjustment Assistance Trade Adjustment Assist; To provide tech assist & cash benefits to farmers & fishermen if increased imports contrib importantly to a price decline Agriculture, Department of / Foreign Agricultural Service 5/31/2011
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,460 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 8/31/2011
Benzie Transportation Authority $3,000 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 $2,895 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
FRANKFORT ELBERTA AREA SCHOOLS $1,656 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 $1,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $125 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 10/31/2010
B'hive Investments LLC $0 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 12/17/2010
ACOUSTIC BREWING COMPANY LC $0 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 7/13/2011
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