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37193 Wilkes County, N.C.

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U.S. North Carolina Wilkes
Population 308,745,538 9,535,483 69,287
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $15,205,543,291 $61,572,164
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,595 $889
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
6.5
8.8
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+4.6
11.1
+3.6
12.4
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
-1.2
9.9
+0.3
12.7
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
+1.0
10.9
+0.1
12.8
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-1.1
9.8
-1.7
11.1
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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Agriculture, Department of $29,040,027
Education, Department of $13,790,314
Transportation, Department of $5,724,304
Social Security Administration $4,160,500
Energy, Department of $3,011,082
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers $1,980,779
Environmental Protection Agency $1,428,807
Health and Human Services, Department of $772,230
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $638,778
Justice, Department of $520,344
Small Business Administration $505,000

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Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Wilkes 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
WILKES TELEPHONE MEMBERSHIP CORPORATION $15,127,700 Grant Broadband Initiatives Program Wilkes Telephone Membership Corporation, Inc. (WTMC) a non-profit cooperative telecommunications company headquartered in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, dba Wilkes Telecommunications, Inc., seeks funding to provide last mile fiber optic high speed broadband, Agriculture, Department of / Rural Utilities Service 8/18/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $6,581,894 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 8/31/2009
WILKES TELEPHONE MEMBERSHIP CORPORATION $6,483,300 Loan Broadband Initiatives Program Wilkes Telephone Membership Corporation, Inc. (WTMC) a non-profit cooperative telecommunications company headquartered in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, dba Wilkes Telecommunications, Inc., seeks funding to provide last mile fiber optic high speed broadband, Agriculture, Department of / Rural Utilities Service 8/18/2010
WILKES COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $5,362,163 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 $4,028,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
TRANSPORTATION, NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF $3,749,661 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 2/09/2010
BLUE RIDGE OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION, INCORPORATED $2,198,236 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
WILKES COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $2,081,629 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
WILKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE $2,035,753 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 7/13/2010
TRANSPORTATION, NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF $1,652,051 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 6/22/2009
WILKES COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $1,468,867 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
Ronda Town Hall $1,428,807 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
WILKES COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $1,045,090 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
WILKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE $885,906 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 5/12/2010
RE-ENGINEERED BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, INC. $590,259 Contract Modification P00005 - Additional projects added to contract in support of American Recovery Act U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 9/10/2009
WILKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE $567,433 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
NORTH WILKESBORO HOUSING AUTHORITY $458,405 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded The North Wilkesboro Housing Authority is implementing the following acitvities using Capital Fund Recovery Act funding: 147 units of the Syview Village and Valley Glade (NC069000001)public housing development are being rehabilitiate... Show more Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
JUDICIARY COURTS OF THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA $445,893 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 $394,000 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Direct SECTION 502 SINGLE FAMILY HSNG DIRECT LN - 2009 ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 10/31/2009
Vandalay LLC $375,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 12/20/2010
NATURE WORKS ORGANICS, LLC $375,000 Loan UNKNOWN Business and Industry Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Business Cooperative Service 9/27/2010
FUEL TANK MAINTENANCE COMPANY, L.L.C. $367,520 Contract Site improvements Berry Mountain Park & new septic system, Fort Hamby campground, W Kerr Scott Reservoir
This spending item is part of a $612,450 allocation. See details
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 3/12/2010
BLUE RIDGE OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION, INCORPORATED $367,472 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
WILKES COUNTY OF $358,635 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
WILKES COUNTY OF $283,931 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
The Interflex Group Inc $275,398 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
WILKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE $189,026 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 7/21/2009
NORTHWEST REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY $180,373 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded Conduct modernization at 2 public housing developments. Replacement of windows in family developments with energy efficient windows. Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
DLB TRUCKING, INC. $175,150 Contract Procurement & delivery of Stone,Sand & Rip Rap to W.Kerr Scott Resevoir, Wilkesboro,NC for campsite tenovation, road repairs and minor erosion control. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 8/11/2009
DIAMONDWATER CONSTRUCTION, LLC $175,000 Contract This project for Supplies and Services to replace a Boat House @ W. Kerr Scott Reservoir., at Wilkesboro, NC U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 12/15/2009
WILKES COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $140,000 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
Wilkes Transportation Authority Inc $122,750 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
JOYNER KEENY, PLLC $113,187 Contract As a part of operation and maintenance on W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir, NC, award was made for a sedimentation survey. The project number for this award is 019220. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 1/29/2010
JOYNER KEENY, PLLC $113,187 Contract As a part of operations and maintenance on the W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir, NC, award was made for an ARRA funded sedimentation survey, Wilkes County, NC. The project number for this award is 019220. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 1/29/2010
TRANSPORTATION, NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF $106,799 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 1/21/2010
High County Underground, LLC a North Carol $95,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 7/02/2009
BLUE RIDGE OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION, INCORPORATED $94,819 Grant ARRA - Head Start This award provides for ARRA Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA), and Quality Improvement Funding consistent with the provisions of Section 640(a)(5) of the Head Start Act for the Blue Ridge Opportunity Commission Head Start Program. Head Start promotes the Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 6/29/2009
TRANSPORTATION, NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF $93,043 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Grants Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 10/22/2009
WILKES COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $81,871 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
CUSTOM SPORTS & RECREATION EQUIPMENT LLC $75,396 Contract Supply & deliver 3 playground kits per spec. to W Kerr Scott Reservoir, Wilkesboro, NC U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 8/11/2009
WILKES COUNTY OF $74,451 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government The purpose of this award was to increase wireless connectivity in the Northwestern area of North Carolina. The absence of a stable wireless broadband infrastructure in this area places ... Show more Justice, Department of 7/13/2009
LANIER PLANS, INC. $70,011 Contract PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 8/12/2009
MAXWELL TOOL SALES INC $61,319 Contract BUILDING MATERIALS TO BUILD BATH HOUSES AT W. KERR SCOTT RESERVOIR U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 9/15/2009
DIAMONDWATER, LLP $58,919 Contract W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir Erosion Control adjacent to the Boat Ramp Parking Lot, at Wilkes County, NC U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 9/18/2009
DIAMONDWATER CONSTRUCTION, LLC $58,919 Contract W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir Erosion Control adjacent to the Boat Ramp Parking Lot, at WilkesCounty, NC. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 9/18/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $50,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
WILKES COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $39,532 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
SMITH-PHILLIPS LUMBER COMPANY $38,935 Contract ARRA- Yellow Pine- Timbers, Provide, deliver, and unload 3,168 ea Pressure treated S4S #2(.40 ACQ) 6x6x8' for outlying campsite, trails, walkways U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 8/19/2009
NORTH WILKESBORO, TOWN OF $38,813 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
HARRISON INDUSTRIES INC $37,380 Contract The project was awarded on 8-14-2009 for the amount of $ 37,380.00. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 8/14/2009
WILKES COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $36,960 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
ARLIE G BULLIS AND VICKIE B BULLIS $35,000 Loan America's Recovery Capital Loans ARC GUAR LOANS Small Business Administration 4/22/2010
PARDUE FARM & SONS $28,269 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 6/08/2010
WILKES COUNTY OF $26,008 Grant ARRA - Immunization American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Program Operations funds awarded to the State of North Carolina Immunization Branch were contracted to local health departments (LHDs). The intent of the LHD contracts is to increase the number of children and
This spending item is part of a $2,645,293 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 9/21/2009
WILKES COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION $25,185 Grant Education for Homeless Children and Youth, Recovery Act Ensure that each homeless child and youth has equal access to the same free, appropriate public education, including a public preschool education, as other children and youth.
This spending item is part of a $1,627,010 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/10/2009
NEW SOUTH ASSOCIATES, INC. $25,067 Contract As a part of operation and maintenance on W Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir, NC, award was made for the Update of Historic Properties. The project number for this award is 019220. Deliverables include monthly progress reports, an updated HPMP, Draft Plan s U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 8/28/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $24,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
F.W. JONES SURVEYING $20,529 Contract BOUNDARY LINE REMARKING, W. KERR SCOTT RESERVOIR, NORTH CAROLINA U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 9/22/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $19,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $19,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $11,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
WILKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE $7,859 Direct P Federal Work-Study Program CAMPUS-BASED /FWS Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 4/01/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $7,355 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $7,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,116 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 8/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,433 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 11/30/2010
PowersportGrafx-Invincashield LLC $0 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 7/06/2011
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 10/31/2009
JENKINS PROPERTIES INC $0 Loan America's Recovery Capital Loans ARC GUAR LOANS Small Business Administration 1/29/2010