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37023 Burke County, N.C.

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U.S. North Carolina Burke
Population 308,745,538 9,535,483 90,771
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $15,205,543,291 $61,694,390
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,595 $680
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
6.5
8.2
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+4.6
11.1
+6.9
15.1
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
-1.2
9.9
-2.1
13.0
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
+1.0
10.9
+0.4
13.4
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-1.1
9.8
-2.5
10.9
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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Education, Department of $20,364,867
Transportation, Department of $9,759,890
Agriculture, Department of $9,128,041
Energy, Department of $6,148,689
Health and Human Services, Department of $5,544,126
Social Security Administration $4,979,000
Small Business Administration $2,845,100
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $1,581,607
Environmental Protection Agency $668,071
Commerce, Department of $448,742
Justice, Department of $199,834
Homeland Security, Department of $26,422

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Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Burke County, N.C. 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
TRANSPORTATION, NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF $9,583,890 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 4/17/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $7,912,045 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 8/31/2009
BURKE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS $7,461,151 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 $1,161,931,564 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5/20/2009
BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY ACTION, INC $5,210,536 Grant Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Persons The Weatherization Assistance ProgramG??s mission is to enhance the well-being of low-income residents, particularly those persons who are most vulnerable such as the elderly, the handicapped, and children, through the installation of energy efficient ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $131,954,536 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 4/01/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,826,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
ENOLA GROUP, THE $4,612,733 Grant ARRA - Early Head Start EHS FY09 ARRA Expansion - Provide services to Burke-Morganton and Caldwell - Lenoir Counties, NC. Service to 140 un-served children. Home based and center based services in both counties. Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 11/24/2009
WESTERN PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE $3,106,583 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 5/10/2010
BURKE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS $2,888,388 Grant Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act Assist States in providing special education and related services to children with disabilities in accordance with Part B of the IDEA.
This spending item is part of a $314,410,039 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 8/31/2009
BURKE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS $1,907,298 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 $257,444,956 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 8/31/2009
BURKE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS $1,313,836 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Race-to-the-Top Incentive Grants, Recovery Act The purpose of the Race to the Top Fund is to encourage and reward States that are creating the conditions for education innovation and reform; achieving significant improvement in student outcomes; and implementi... Show more
This spending item is part of a $399,465,769 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 9/24/2010
WESTERN PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE $1,256,966 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 5/12/2010
BURKE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS $980,896 Grant School Improvement Grants, Recovery Act Provide support to eligible schools that demonstrate the greatest need for the funds and the strongest commitment to use the funds to raise substantially the achievement of their students to enable those schools to make adequate yearly progress.
This spending item is part of a $77,001,055 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 12/03/2009
Shivam Shakti Inc. $965,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 12/11/2010
TMAC LLC $779,100 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 5/14/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $779,000 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Direct SECTION 502 SINGLE FAMILY HSNG DIRECT LN - 2009 ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 4/30/2010
WESTERN PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE $705,544 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 $1,161,931,564 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5/20/2009
MORGANTON HOUSING AUTHORITY $575,551 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded Flooring repair contract completed 6/4/2010. Landscaping completed. .The Morganton Housing Authority is implementing the following activities using Capital Fund Recovery Act funding: 100 units of the Cascade Gardens ( NC049000001 ) pu... Show more Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
BURKE, COUNTY OF $512,929 Grant Capitalization Grants for Drinking Water State Revolving Funds This agreement provides funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 to the state of North Carolina to capitalize its revolving loan fund for financing the construction of drinking water treatment facilities and... Show more
This spending item is part of a $65,625,000 allocation. See details
Environmental Protection Agency 4/14/2009
WESTERN PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE $509,213 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 6/12/2009
BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY ACTION, INC $499,898 Grant ARRA - Community Services Block Grant North Carolina's ARRA Supplemental Funding for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Program funds were allocated to a network of eligible organizations (Community Action Agencies) to support employment related services that primarily created and sust
This spending item is part of a $26,243,124 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 4/10/2009
OLIVE HILL COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION $448,742 Grant Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) The project establishes a public computer center in downtown Valdese,NC targeting assistance to disadvantaged businesses, the unemployed, and individuals seeking higher educational attainment. Clients/public will receive training through collaborative... Show more Commerce, Department of / National Institute of Standards and Technology 8/19/2010
MORGANTON HOUSING AUTHORITY $375,000 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Competitive (Recovery Act Funded) Installation of HVAC (heating and air conditioning) Systems. The Morganton Housing Authority is implementing the following activities using Capital Fund Recovery Act funding; 150 units of the Providence Place (NC049000002)public housing de... Show more Housing and Urban Development, Department of 9/24/2009
Alexander Optometric Clinic PA $351,000 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 12/16/2010
BURKE, COUNTY OF $288,833 Grant ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant ARRA Supplemental Funding for the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF): Provide child care financial assistance to low-income working families and fund activities to support the quality of child care. Child care subsidy funds were used to fund direct
This spending item is part of a $67,543,134 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
Morganton Internal Medicine PA $285,000 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 5/05/2010
James Tool Machine & Engineering, Inc. $250,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 9/28/2009
MORGANTON HOUSING AUTHORITY $250,000 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Competitive (Recovery Act Funded) Installation of HVAC( Heating and Air conditioning) System. The Morganton Housing Authority is implementing the following activities using Capital Fund Recovery Act funding: 100 units of the Cascade Gardens ( NC049000001) public housing de... Show more Housing and Urban Development, Department of 9/24/2009
VALDESE HOUSING AUTHORITY $243,220 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded Conduct Modernization activities Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
BURKE, COUNTY OF $200,000 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) NC SEO plan is to provide the EECBG funds, through a competitive proposal process, to those non-designated agencies and communities, including public school systems and community colleges (about 33) that are not receiving funding directly... Show more
This spending item is part of a $20,925,300 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/18/2009
VALDESE, TOWN OF $200,000 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) NC SEO plan is to provide the EECBG funds, through a competitive proposal process, to those non-designated agencies and communities, including public school systems and community colleges (about 33) that are not receiving funding directly... Show more
This spending item is part of a $20,925,300 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/18/2009
BURKE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS $189,705 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) NC SEO plan is to provide the EECBG funds, through a competitive proposal process, to those non-designated agencies and communities, including public school systems and community colleges (about 33) that are not receiving funding directly... Show more
This spending item is part of a $20,925,300 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/18/2009
TRAIL DYNAMICS LLC $179,865 Contract Maintenance is to be performed on 10.8 miles of existing All-Terrain Vehicle and Motorcycle trails to bring them up to current USDA Forest Service trail standards on Brown Mountain Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Trails 3, 5, 7, and 9. Work will include, but ma Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 5/26/2010
TRANSPORTATION, NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF $176,000 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 1/21/2010
RUTHERFORD COLLEGE, TOWN OF $155,142 Grant Capitalization Grants for Drinking Water State Revolving Funds This agreement provides funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 to the state of North Carolina to capitalize its revolving loan fund for financing the construction of drinking water treatment facilities and... Show more
This spending item is part of a $65,625,000 allocation. See details
Environmental Protection Agency 4/14/2009
BLUE RIDGE COMMUNITY ACTION, INC $142,662 Grant ARRA - Head Start ARRA Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) and Quality Improvement Funding consistent with the provisions of Section 640(a)(5) of the Head Start Act Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 7/07/2009
CFG ASSOCIATES INC $125,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 6/05/2009
WESTERN PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE $124,133 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) NC SEO plan is to provide the EECBG funds, through a competitive proposal process, to those non-designated agencies and communities, including public school systems and community colleges (about 33) that are not receiving funding directly... Show more
This spending item is part of a $20,925,300 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/18/2009
WESTERN PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE $119,514 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) NC SEO plan is to provide the EECBG funds, through a competitive proposal process, to those non-designated agencies and communities, including public school systems and community colleges (about 33) that are not receiving funding directly... Show more
This spending item is part of a $20,925,300 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/18/2009
BURKE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS $113,607 Grant Special Education - Preschool Grants, Recovery Act Assist States to make available special education and related services for children with disabilities age 3 through 5 years, and at a State's discretion, to 2 year old children with disabilities who will reach age three during the school year.
This spending item is part of a $12,071,141 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 8/31/2009
NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & CONSUMER SERVICES $105,390 Grant Recovery Act of 2009: Wildland Fire Management The purpose of this agreement is to document the cooperation between the US Forest Service and the State of North Carolina to reduce the presence and threat of invasive plants in the Linville Gorge Area of the Pisgah National Forest. The reduction of in... Show more Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 4/13/2010
MORGANTON, CITY OF (INC) $104,801 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) NC SEO plan is to provide the EECBG funds, through a competitive proposal process, to those non-designated agencies and communities, including public school systems and community colleges (about 33) that are not receiving funding directly... Show more
This spending item is part of a $20,925,300 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/18/2009
BURKE, COUNTY OF $97,609 Grant Community Development Block Grants/State's program and Non-Entitlement Grants in Hawaii ? (Recovery Act Funded) The State of North Carolina has awarded Community Development Block Grant Recovery (CDBG R) funding totaling $11,476,584 to 27 local governments statewide. It is expected and intended that... Show more
This spending item is part of a $12,080,614 allocation. See details
Housing and Urban Development, Department of 7/27/2009
MORGANTON, CITY OF (INC) $85,970 Grant Recovery Act - Eward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program/ Grants to States and Territories Our primary intent and focus remains in line with the President Obama and Governor PerdueG??s agenda to create new employment opportunities, retain vital public services initiatives, create ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $34,491,558 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 5/11/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $60,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
BURKE, COUNTY OF $55,086 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government Viper radios Justice, Department of 7/16/2009
D NEW DIMENSIONS SCHOOL INC $52,219 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 $1,161,931,564 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 5/20/2009
CYCLEWRIGHT LLC $50,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 12/30/2009
BURKE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS $49,697 Grant Education Technology State Grants, Recovery Act 60% of awards are competitive extending NC's IMPACT Model School program to 7 high schools and piloting formative evaluation professional development and software in 31 schools. 40% of awards are formula awards to 115 LEAs and 8-10 Charter Schools. No... Show more
This spending item is part of a $16,337,364 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/24/2009
MORGANTON, CITY OF (INC) $40,227 Grant Community Development Block Grant ARRA Entitlement Grants (CDBG-R)(Recovery Act Funded) ARRA will be used for the North Green Street Sidewalk Project in combination with regular CDBG funds Housing and Urban Development, Department of 8/05/2009
SPORT & TEAM INC $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 6/29/2009
MORGANTON, CITY OF (INC) $38,730 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government The Morganton Department of Public Safety is the police and fire services provider for the citizens of the city of Morganton, NC; we employ 65 sworn Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) through... Show more Justice, Department of 9/14/2009
NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & CONSUMER SERVICES $36,800 Grant Recovery Act of 2009: Wildland Fire Management The purpose of this agreement is to document the cooperation between the US Forest Service and the State of North Carolina to accomplish mechanical hazardous fuels reduction on the Grandfather Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest. Accomplishment of t... Show more Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 9/23/2009
BURKE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS $36,631 Grant Child Nutrition Discretionary Grants Limited Availability Funds to School Food Authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program to purchase equipment used in the preparation and service of school meals.
This spending item is part of a $3,313,727 allocation. See details
Agriculture, Department of / Food and Nutrition Service 3/19/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $36,310 Loan Farm Operating Loans DIRECT OPERATING LOAN SUBSIDY Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/05/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $27,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
Burke United Christian Ministries $26,422 Grant Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (ARRA) Emergency Food and Shelter Ntaionl Board Program (EFSP) -- The EFSP ARRA funding is intended to supplement and expand the work of local social service agencies, both nonprofit and governmental, in an effort to help people with economic emergenc... Show more
This spending item is part of a $100,000,000 allocation. See details
Homeland Security, Department of / DHS - Federal Emergency Management Agency 4/01/2009
WITHERSPOON SURVEYING PLLC $24,000 Contract Resurvey and recovery of Poplar Boat Launch Area. Portions of USFS Tracts M-243a and U-23. The recovery of, perpetuation of and verification of USFS property corners as specified. Remarking of USFS boundary as specified. Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 8/17/2010
MORGANTON, CITY OF (INC) $20,049 Grant Recovery Act - Eward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program/ Grants to States and Territories Our primary intent and focus remains in line with the President Obama and Governor PerdueG??s agenda to create new employment opportunities, retain vital public services initiatives, create ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $34,491,558 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 5/11/2009
WESTERN PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE $19,469 Direct P Federal Work-Study Program CAMPUS-BASED /FWS Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 4/01/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $19,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $18,000 Loan Farm Operating Loans DIRECT OPERATING LOAN Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/05/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $16,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $16,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $13,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
CHEROKEE ENTERPRISES LLP $0 Loan Unknown Business and Industry Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Business Cooperative Service 4/22/2010
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 4/30/2010