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37039 Cherokee County, N.C.

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U.S. North Carolina Cherokee
Population 308,745,538 9,535,483 27,436
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $15,205,543,291 $21,599,371
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,595 $787
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
6.5
9.4
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+4.6
11.1
+5.4
14.8
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
-1.2
9.9
-1.5
13.3
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
+1.0
10.9
+0.9
14.2
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-1.1
9.8
-1.1
13.1
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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Education, Department of $5,493,021
Agriculture, Department of $5,080,830
Transportation, Department of $3,093,636
Social Security Administration $2,068,750
Environmental Protection Agency $2,067,515
Energy, Department of $1,480,484
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $839,797
Justice, Department of $615,108
Small Business Administration $526,500
Health and Human Services, Department of $333,730

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Cherokee 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 $2,468,528 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 7/08/2009
CHEROKEE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $2,033,305 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
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,021,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,770,847 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 1/31/2010
FOUR-SQUARE COMMUNITY ACTION, INCORPORATED $1,365,484 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
WILLIAMS CONSTRUCTION & CABINETRY, INC. $1,079,751 Contract Obliterate trails in Tellico Area Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 5/28/2011
WILLIAMS CONSTRUCTION & CABINETRY, INC. $1,041,851 Contract Tellico Trail Obliteration Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 5/28/2010
CHEROKEE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $735,539 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
MURPHY, TOWN OF $713,721 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
Town of Andrews $688,428 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
MURPHY, TOWN OF $665,366 Grant Capitalization Grants for Clean Water State Revolving Funds This agreement provides funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to the state of North Carolina to capitalize its revolving loan fund for the financing for the construction of wastewater treatment facilities and assoc... Show more
This spending item is part of a $70,729,100 allocation. See details
Environmental Protection Agency 4/03/2009
TRI-COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE $625,908 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 7/23/2010
CHEROKEE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $614,280 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
CHEROKEE, COUNTY OF $581,815 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
Murphy Environmental and Land Management $521,500 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 10/13/2009
INSCO INSURANCE SERVICES, INC. $508,095 Contract NORTH CAROLINA FOREST WIDE TRAILS MAINTENANCE AND DAVIS CREEK ROAD RECONDITIONING Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 6/01/2011
CHEROKEE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $455,988 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
TRI-COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE $447,201 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 5/12/2010
TRANSPORTATION, NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF $416,208 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 4/17/2009
FAMILY RESOURCES OF CHEROKEE COUNTY $360,161 Grant Violence Against Women Formula Grants Recovery Act STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant
This spending item is part of a $3,784,210 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 9/28/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $269,000 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Direct SECTION 502 SINGLE FAMILY HSNG DIRECT LN - 2009 ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 9/30/2010
FOUR-SQUARE COMMUNITY ACTION, INCORPORATED $246,755 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
TRI-COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE $233,839 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
CHEROKEE, COUNTY OF $208,900 Grant Formula Grants for Other Than Urbanized Areas This grant will invest in public transportation by purchasing 141 replacement and 31 expansion vehicles; constructing transit maintenance and administration facilities; purchasing bus shelters; maintenance shop equipment; and technology enhancements for r... Show more
This spending item is part of a $33,055,504 allocation. See details
Transportation, Department of / Federal Transit Administration 8/26/2009
PERRY BARTSCH JR. CONSTRUCTION COMPANY $175,750 Contract Wayah Bald Observation Tower Stair Replacement and repointing of the existing tower and safety wall mortar joints. Demolish and install new timber cab cornerposts. Demolish and place 4 stone base and pave with 1 1/2 asphalt the entire paved entrance wal Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 5/21/2010
TRI-COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE $169,756 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 5/08/2009
CHEROKEE, COUNTY OF $168,071 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
MURPHY, TOWN OF $155,370 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded Adding additional parking at developments and install new kitchen countertops Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
TRI-COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE $115,000 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
ANDREWS HOUSING AUTHORITY $102,612 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded HVAC installation Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
LEARNING CENTER, INC $96,736 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
FOUR-SQUARE COMMUNITY ACTION, INCORPORATED $86,975 Grant ARRA - Head Start 1. 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 6/15/2009
MURPHY MEDICAL CENTER INC $64,700 Grant Community Facilities Loans and Grants Community Facilities Loans and Grants - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 7/01/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $52,204 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 10/31/2010
CHEROKEE, COUNTY OF $46,454 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
CHEROKEE, COUNTY OF $40,422 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government Enhanced Crime Scene Processing Justice, Department of 7/10/2009
LEARNING CENTER, INC $36,110 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
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $29,185 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 10/31/2010
CHEROKEE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $29,057 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
CHEROKEE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $26,822 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
W W LAND SURVEYING PC $25,397 Contract USDA - US Forest Service Pisgah Ranger District Reed Cove. Retracement survey of a portion of USFS Tracts P-V-1, P-V-12, and P-203 Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 8/19/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $21,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
SPRINKLE SURVEYING INC $21,665 Contract ARRA McDANIEL BALD 1 SURVEY AND BOUNDARY RETRACEMENT FOR USFS BOUNDARY ALONG PORTIONS OF TRACTS N-632 AND N-700 Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 12/08/2009
SPRINKLE SURVEYING INC $14,691 Contract ARRA COLDSPRING GAP 2 SURVEY AND BOUNDARY RETRACEMENT OF USFS BOUNDARY ALONG PORTIONS OF TRACTS N-632 Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 12/08/2009
CHEROKEE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $9,733 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
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $7,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
TRI-COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE $5,569 Direct P Federal Work-Study Program CAMPUS-BASED /FWS Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 4/01/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $5,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $5,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
Mountain Limo, LLC $5,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees PATRIOT EXPRESS Small Business Administration 8/12/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $871 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 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 9/30/2010