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37189 Watauga County, N.C.

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U.S. North Carolina Watauga
Population 308,745,538 9,535,483 51,041
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $15,205,543,291 $77,927,108
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,595 $1,527
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
6.5
5.3
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+4.6
11.1
+2.4
7.7
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
-1.2
9.9
-0.3
7.4
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
+1.0
10.9
+1.8
9.2
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-1.1
9.8
-0.5
8.7
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 $35,367,343
Transportation, Department of $21,861,069
Energy, Department of $5,840,624
Agriculture, Department of $3,250,963
Small Business Administration $2,562,100
Environmental Protection Agency $2,391,122
Employment and Training Administration $2,323,318
Social Security Administration $1,934,250
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $1,238,000
Health and Human Services, Department of $432,006
Justice, Department of $342,449
National Science Foundation $315,258
Interior, Department of $68,607

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Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Watauga 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
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY $24,866,245 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
TRANSPORTATION, NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF $15,861,069 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 5/06/2009
APPALCART $6,000,000 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
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY $4,196,624 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 8/11/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,033,962 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 7/31/2009
W A M Y COMMUNITY ACTION INC $2,606,546 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
WATAUGA COUNTY SCHOOLS $2,502,865 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
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY $2,305,974 Grant State Energy Program Through ARRA funding to the State Energy Program, North Carolina is significantly increasing its investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy, building its sustainable energy economy and workforce and promoting innovation and development of new e
This spending item is part of a $75,989,000 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of / National Energy Technology Laboratory 9/19/2009
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY $2,034,717 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 5/12/2010
BLOWING ROCK, TOWN OF $2,000,262 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
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,897,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF $1,761,048 Grant WIA Dislocated Workers The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998 created a nationwide federally funded employment and training program and provides resources to states and to local Workforce Development Boards to assist jobseekers and employers with a number of workforce devel
This spending item is part of a $79,827,136 allocation. See details
Employment and Training Administration 2/17/2009
David W. Linzey DVM DBA Animal Emergency $1,500,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 10/16/2009
NORTHWEST REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY $1,238,000 Grant Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (Recovery Act Funded) The North Carolina Homelessness Prevention and Rapid ReHousing Program provides services to households in 57 of North Carolina's 100 counties. The State program predicts preventing homelessness for 1600 households and rapidly... Show more
This spending item is part of a $22,157,468 allocation. See details
Housing and Urban Development, Department of 9/01/2009
WATAUGA COUNTY SCHOOLS $871,603 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
Clark Unlimited Properties, LLC and Clark $783,600 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 9/09/2009
REGION D COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS $562,270 Grant WIA Dislocated Workers This National Emergency Grant ( NEG ) will be used to create on-the-job training (OJT) opportunities with private and private non-profit employers for workers who have been dislocated from their jobs. Funds will be used to reimburse the employers during t
This spending item is part of a $3,142,366 allocation. See details
Employment and Training Administration 6/30/2010
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY $485,859 Grant State Energy Program Through ARRA funding to the State Energy Program, North Carolina is significantly increasing its investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy, building its sustainable energy economy and workforce and promoting innovation and development of new e
This spending item is part of a $75,989,000 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of / National Energy Technology Laboratory 9/19/2009
WATAUGA, COUNTY OF $390,860 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
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY $357,493 Grant State Energy Program Through ARRA funding to the State Energy Program, North Carolina is significantly increasing its investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy, building its sustainable energy economy and workforce and promoting innovation and development of new e
This spending item is part of a $75,989,000 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of / National Energy Technology Laboratory 9/19/2009
WATAUGA COUNTY SCHOOLS $334,836 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
W A M Y Community Action Inc $318,826 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
WATAUGA COUNTY SCHOOLS $248,868 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
NORTH CAROLINA ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS $248,325 Grant Recovery Act -Assistance to Rural Law Enforcement to Combat Crime and Drugs Competitive Grant Program The District's Domestic Violence Program is very short staffed with limited Prosecutors. This grant enables the program to concentrate on domestic violence in all 5 counties. The goal of the progra... Show more Justice, Department of 9/16/2009
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY $182,953 Grant Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Collaborative Research: Radial Growth Responses among Naturally-Occurring Western U.S. Conifers under Changing Environmental Conditions Climate and atmospheric composition change research in coniferous ecosystems of the northern Rockies, USA National Science Foundation 6/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $175,000 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Direct SECTION 502 SINGLE FAMILY HSNG DIRECT LN - 2009 ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 3/31/2010
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY $109,641 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 5/29/2009
WATAUGA, COUNTY OF $94,124 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
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY $88,810 Grant Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support A donated telescope will be installed in an unused dome at ASU's Dark Sky Observatory and implemented on the Skynet Internet observing system. This will provide a telescope useable by ASU astronomers as well as others worldwide, and advance the science o National Science Foundation 2/22/2010
TWO RIVERS COMMUNITY SCHOOL $85,327 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
Mountain Laurel Family Practice PLLC $85,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 6/23/2009
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY $77,910 Direct P Federal Work-Study Program CAMPUS-BASED /FWS Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 4/01/2009
WATERS BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION CO OF BOONE INC $68,607 Contract To hayl 4158 tons of ABC Gravel Interior, Department of / National Park Service 10/21/2009
Sears of Boone $61,500 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 10/21/2009
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF $58,433 Grant Aging Congregate Nutrition Services for States ARRA provided funding for Congregate Nutrition Services. Established in 1972 under the Older Americans Act, the program provides meals to older americans in congregate facilities such as senior centers, adult day centers, and faith-based settings.
This spending item is part of a $1,855,370 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration on Aging 3/18/2009
High Country Cycles Inc $44,500 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 10/27/2009
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY $43,495 Grant Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Enhance geology facilities at Appalachian State University with the Acquisition of a Cathodoluminescence Microscope System National Science Foundation 7/19/2009
WINTER SUN CONSTRUCTION LLC $41,889 Contract mechanical fuel reduction with chainsaws on seven miles of Forest Service boundary near Blowing Rock, NC Agriculture, Department of / Forest Service 5/19/2010
WATAUGA, COUNTY OF $40,931 Grant State Energy Program Through ARRA funding to the State Energy Program, North Carolina is significantly increasing its investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy, building its sustainable energy economy and workforce and promoting innovation and development of new e
This spending item is part of a $75,989,000 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of / National Energy Technology Laboratory 9/19/2009
CAROLINA TIMBERWORKS LLC $35,000 Loan America's Recovery Capital Loans ARC GUAR LOANS Small Business Administration 12/18/2009
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY $34,321 Grant State Energy Program Through ARRA funding to the State Energy Program, North Carolina is significantly increasing its investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy, building its sustainable energy economy and workforce and promoting innovation and development of new e
This spending item is part of a $75,989,000 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of / National Energy Technology Laboratory 9/19/2009
WATAUGA COUNTY SCHOOLS $33,907 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
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF $28,767 Grant Aging Home-Delivered Nutrition Services for States ARRA provided funding for Home-Delivered Nutrition Services. Established in 1978 under the Older Americans Act, the program provides meals to seniors who are homebound.
This spending item is part of a $913,413 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration on Aging 3/18/2009
REGION D COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS $25,980 Grant ARRA - Communities Putting Prevention to Work: Chronic Disease Self-Manage In collaboration with the Recovery Act-funded Communities putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) program, this funding will support the deployment of evidenced-based chronic disease self-management programs that empower older peopl... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,006,573 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration on Aging 3/31/2010
A Kelly's $25,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 3/26/2010
Photography by Tommy White LLC $20,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 6/11/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $16,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
REGION D COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS $9,500 Grant State Energy Program Through ARRA funding to the State Energy Program, North Carolina is significantly increasing its investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy, building its sustainable energy economy and workforce and promoting innovation and development of new e
This spending item is part of a $75,989,000 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of / National Energy Technology Laboratory 9/19/2009
BOONE HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING INC $7,500 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees PATRIOT EXPRESS Small Business Administration 4/02/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $6,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $6,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY $4,800 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 $4,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $112 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 10/31/2010
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 3/31/2010
Close Encounters of the Furry Kind 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 8/25/2009
Brushy Fork Auto Service Inc $0 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