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37149 Polk County, N.C.

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U.S. North Carolina Polk
Population 308,745,538 9,535,483 20,465
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $15,205,543,291 $13,039,244
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,595 $637
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
6.5
5.1
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+4.6
11.1
+3.8
8.9
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
-1.2
9.9
-1.2
7.7
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
+1.0
10.9
+0.7
8.4
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-1.1
9.8
-0.6
7.8
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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Transportation, Department of $7,106,743
Education, Department of $2,387,583
Social Security Administration $1,406,500
Agriculture, Department of $1,152,173
Small Business Administration $523,400
Health and Human Services, Department of $312,699
Environmental Protection Agency $150,146

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Polk 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 $7,011,743 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 7/08/2009
POLK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $1,474,948 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 $1,382,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,092,182 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 7/31/2009
POLK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $497,984 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
EARTHSONG RISING, LLC $400,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 5/21/2009
POLK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $282,766 Grant ARRA - Head Start ARRA Head Start Expansion. This grant serves 20 children, and pays the salary of one teacher and one teacher assistant. Currently, children from all funding sources are blended into nine classrooms. The grant will continue to pay the salaries of teacher a Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 9/17/2009
POLK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $228,956 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
POLK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $185,695 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
Town of Columbus $150,146 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
Millard & Company, Inc. $123,400 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 11/22/2011
POLK, COUNTY OF $95,000 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
TURNER, LYNN E. $35,750 Grant Recovery Act of 2009: Wildland Fire Management We propose to assemble groups of forest producers that have similar interests in improving their production or marketing. For example, a group of loggers near Murphy may want to find ways to connect their products with green builders around Asheville. ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,974,000 allocation. See details
Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 12/03/2009
POLK COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $29,933 Grant ARRA - Head Start COLA and Bus/ Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 7/06/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $24,241 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 11/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $13,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,750 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 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010