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42037 Columbia County, Pa.

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U.S. Pennsylvania Columbia
Population 308,745,538 12,702,379 67,268
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $18,923,700,812 $35,493,047
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,490 $528
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
5.5
5.6
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+2.9
8.4
+3.0
8.6
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
+0.9
9.3
+0.7
9.3
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
-1.0
8.3
-1.1
8.2
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
+0.0
8.3
+0.0
8.2
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 $22,556,889
Social Security Administration $3,556,000
Agriculture, Department of $3,153,476
Transportation, Department of $2,695,021
Small Business Administration $1,318,600
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $948,330
Energy, Department of $761,800
Health and Human Services, Department of $314,840
National Science Foundation $133,284
Justice, Department of $29,807
National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities $25,000

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Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Columbia County, Pa. 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
BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA $8,196,584 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act State Fiscal Stabilization Funds are for the support of public elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education and, as, applicable, early childhood education programs and services. PennsylvaniaG??s Basic Education Fun... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,558,797,939 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 10/28/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,494,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
Berwick Area School District $3,428,365 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act State Fiscal Stabilization Funds are for the support of public elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education and, as, applicable, early childhood education programs and services. PennsylvaniaG??s Basic Education Fun... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,558,797,939 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 10/28/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,586,376 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 7/31/2009
BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA $2,519,831 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 4/13/2010
BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA $1,648,298 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 5/12/2010
Central Columbia School District (inc) $1,495,941 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act State Fiscal Stabilization Funds are for the support of public elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education and, as, applicable, early childhood education programs and services. PennsylvaniaG??s Basic Education Fun... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,558,797,939 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 10/28/2009
TRANSPORTATION, PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF $1,414,490 Grant Highway Planning and Construction The Transportation Infrastructure (highway and bridge) Investments, funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), are available for eligible highway and bridge projects. Since the ARRA funding is 100% federal participation (full feder Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 6/23/2009
BLOOMSBURG AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT $1,317,215 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act State Fiscal Stabilization Funds are for the support of public elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education and, as, applicable, early childhood education programs and services. PennsylvaniaG??s Basic Education Fun... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,558,797,939 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 10/28/2009
Southern Columbia Area School District $1,067,027 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act State Fiscal Stabilization Funds are for the support of public elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education and, as, applicable, early childhood education programs and services. PennsylvaniaG??s Basic Education Fun... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,558,797,939 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 10/28/2009
MILLVILLE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT $942,643 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act State Fiscal Stabilization Funds are for the support of public elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education and, as, applicable, early childhood education programs and services. PennsylvaniaG??s Basic Education Fun... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,558,797,939 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 10/28/2009
BENTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT $748,622 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act State Fiscal Stabilization Funds are for the support of public elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education and, as, applicable, early childhood education programs and services. PennsylvaniaG??s Basic Education Fun... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,558,797,939 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 10/28/2009
TRANSPORTATION, PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF $738,343 Grant Highway Planning and Construction The Transportation Infrastructure (highway and bridge) Investments, funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), are available for eligible highway and bridge projects. Since the ARRA funding is 100% federal participation (full feder Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 4/13/2009
Turkey Hill Inn Inc. $687,000 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 4/15/2010
BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA $500,000 Grant State Energy Program The PA Recovery Act State Energy Program will be utilized for the following programs: PA Green Energy Works will fund grants for the deployment of green energy projects, including wind, solar, biogas and combined heat and power projects. Sustainable Bus
This spending item is part of a $99,684,000 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 5/13/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $490,900 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Direct SECTION 502 SINGLE FAMILY HSNG DIRECT LN - 2009 ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 7/31/2010
COLUMBIA, COUNTY OF $458,664 Grant Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (Recovery Act Funded) The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, through the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), is administering the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program (HPRP). This program was authorized by the American ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $23,411,484 allocation. See details
Housing and Urban Development, Department of / Community Planning and Development 8/13/2009
Berwick Area School District $437,535 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act The purpose of Title I funding is to improve teaching and learning for students most at risk of failing to meet State academic achievement standards. Federal funding under Title I provides funds for districts to implement supplemental inst... Show more
This spending item is part of a $400,603,678 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
TRANSPORTATION, PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF $355,250 Grant Highway Planning and Construction The Transportation Infrastructure (highway and bridge) Investments, funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), are available for eligible highway and bridge projects. Since the ARRA funding is 100% federal participation (full feder Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 4/13/2009
BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA $250,000 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) PA is initiating a program named PA Conservation Works. This program is a grant program for local governments and non-profit entities that will save or conserve a minimum of 25% of all energy used.
This spending item is part of a $23,574,800 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/17/2009
TRANSPORTATION, PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF $186,938 Grant Highway Planning and Construction The Transportation Infrastructure (highway and bridge) Investments, funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), are available for eligible highway and bridge projects. Since the ARRA funding is 100% federal participation (full feder Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 4/13/2009
BLOOMSBURG AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT $181,033 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act The purpose of Title I funding is to improve teaching and learning for students most at risk of failing to meet State academic achievement standards. Federal funding under Title I provides funds for districts to implement supplemental inst... Show more
This spending item is part of a $400,603,678 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
Fairmount Township Municipal $134,487 Grant Community Development Block Grant ARRA Entitlement Grants (CDBG-R)(Recovery Act Funded) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT RECOVERY (CDBG-R) funds will invest in 12 projects. The purpose of these projects to address employment and economic development needs.
This spending item is part of a $1,344,366 allocation. See details
Housing and Urban Development, Department of 8/06/2009
BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA $133,284 Grant Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The properties of the main belt asteroids provide critical tests for models of the formation and dynamical evolution of our solar system. Of special interest are the X/M/E class asteroids, which represent 20% of the inner mail belt asteroids, in part bec National Science Foundation 9/18/2009
HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE COUNTY OF COLUMBIA $127,409 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded MODERNIZATION WORK IN 2 PUBLIC HOUSING PROJECTS, INCLUDING REPLACEMENT OF SMOKE DETECTORS AND FLOORING REPLACEMENT Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA $116,408 Direct P Federal Work-Study Program CAMPUS-BASED /FWS Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 4/01/2009
Central Columbia School District (inc) $115,697 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act The purpose of Title I funding is to improve teaching and learning for students most at risk of failing to meet State academic achievement standards. Federal funding under Title I provides funds for districts to implement supplemental inst... Show more
This spending item is part of a $400,603,678 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
Southern Columbia Area School District $111,613 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act The purpose of Title I funding is to improve teaching and learning for students most at risk of failing to meet State academic achievement standards. Federal funding under Title I provides funds for districts to implement supplemental inst... Show more
This spending item is part of a $400,603,678 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
COLUMBIA CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM INC $111,095 Grant ARRA - Head Start Head Start service to 219 children.Provide pay increases for all staff, add on employee and increase the hours worked for two part time employees, purchase a vehicle for program use and update the agency strategic plan and provide training for staff Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 6/15/2009
INNOTEK COMPUTER CONSULTING INC $100,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 11/19/2009
May's Food Service Inc. $100,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 11/20/2009
SUBWAY 26637 $100,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 6/30/2009
American Solar & Environmental Technologie $100,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 7/17/2009
COLUMBIA, COUNTY OF $93,826 Grant ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) funds have two mandatory earmarks, Infant/Toddler and Quality. The Infant/Toddler funds are utilized for new center-based Keystone Babies programs. Specifically, th
This spending item is part of a $60,146,767 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
MILLVILLE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT $80,987 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act The purpose of Title I funding is to improve teaching and learning for students most at risk of failing to meet State academic achievement standards. Federal funding under Title I provides funds for districts to implement supplemental inst... Show more
This spending item is part of a $400,603,678 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
ALLIED CATAWISSA APTS. $80,510 Direct P Section 8 Housing Assistance Payments Program Special Allocations (Recovery Act Funded) Contract Svs S8 Funds Housing and Urban Development, Department of / Federal Housing Commissioner 3/20/2009
COLUMBIA, COUNTY OF $80,320 Grant Community Development Block Grants/State's program and Non-Entitlement Grants in Hawaii ? (Recovery Act Funded) The CDBG-R Program provides grants to designated municipalities for virtually any community development activity. The use of CDBG is governed by state Act 179. CDBG has two components: t... Show more
This spending item is part of a $12,434,921 allocation. See details
Housing and Urban Development, Department of 9/21/2009
BENTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT $74,182 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act The purpose of Title I funding is to improve teaching and learning for students most at risk of failing to meet State academic achievement standards. Federal funding under Title I provides funds for districts to implement supplemental inst... Show more
This spending item is part of a $400,603,678 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
COLUMBIA, COUNTY OF $59,736 Grant ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) funds have two mandatory earmarks, Infant/Toddler and Quality. The Infant/Toddler funds are utilized for new center-based Keystone Babies programs. Specifically, th
This spending item is part of a $60,146,767 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
Keyser Construction & Excavation Co. $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 6/02/2009
BLOOMSBURG AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT $44,734 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act The purpose of Title I funding is to improve teaching and learning for students most at risk of failing to meet State academic achievement standards. Federal funding under Title I provides funds for districts to implement supplemental inst... Show more
This spending item is part of a $400,603,678 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $44,700 Loan Farm Operating Loans DIRECT OPERATING LOAN Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/26/2009
BERWICK, BOROUGH OF $33,470 Grant Community Development Block Grants/State's program and Non-Entitlement Grants in Hawaii ? (Recovery Act Funded) The CDBG-R Program provides grants to designated municipalities for virtually any community development activity. The use of CDBG is governed by state Act 179. CDBG has two components: t... Show more
This spending item is part of a $12,434,921 allocation. See details
Housing and Urban Development, Department of 9/21/2009
Town of Bloomsburg $33,470 Grant Community Development Block Grants/State's program and Non-Entitlement Grants in Hawaii ? (Recovery Act Funded) The CDBG-R Program provides grants to designated municipalities for virtually any community development activity. The use of CDBG is governed by state Act 179. CDBG has two components: t... Show more
This spending item is part of a $12,434,921 allocation. See details
Housing and Urban Development, Department of 9/21/2009
TAX SERVICE PLUS INC. $31,600 Loan America's Recovery Capital Loans ARC GUAR LOANS Small Business Administration 11/19/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $31,500 Loan Farm Operating Loans DIRECT OPERATING LOAN SUBSIDY Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/26/2009
COLUMBIA, COUNTY OF $30,183 Grant ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) funds have two mandatory earmarks, Infant/Toddler and Quality. The Infant/Toddler funds are utilized for new center-based Keystone Babies programs. Specifically, th
This spending item is part of a $60,146,767 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA $30,174 Direct P Federal Pell Grant Program GRANT PROGRAM Education, Department of / DOED - Student Financial Assistance Programs 7/24/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $28,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
Bob Gower's Auto Repair LLC $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 1/08/2010
AATON FERRANCE LLC DBA SUBWAY 26637 $25,000 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees PATRIOT EXPRESS Small Business Administration 7/06/2009
Andrew A. Koch CPA Financial Services PC $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 10/19/2010
Terrapin's Cantina $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 10/20/2010
BLOOMSBURG THEATRE ENSEMBLE $25,000 Grant Promotion of the Arts_Grants to Organizations and Individuals To support the preservation of jobs that are threatened by declines in philanthropic and other support during the current economic downturn National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities / National Endowment for the Arts 7/21/2009
Grattacielo, Inc. $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 2/24/2009
Wind N Sea Day Spa $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 4/17/2009
COLUMBIA / MONTOUR AGING OFFICE, INC. $20,000 Grant Aging Congregate Nutrition Services for States The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (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... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,005,971 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of / Administration on Aging 3/18/2009
Town of Bloomsburg $11,800 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) PA is initiating a program named PA Conservation Works. This program is a grant program for local governments and non-profit entities that will save or conserve a minimum of 25% of all energy used.
This spending item is part of a $23,574,800 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/17/2009
Borough of Orangeville $10,000 Grant Recovery Act - Eward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program/ Grants to States and Territories The Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program permits funding for a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on local needs and conditions. JAG funds may be used for state ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $45,453,997 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 5/19/2009
SALEM, TOWNSHIP OF $9,972 Grant Recovery Act - Eward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program/ Grants to States and Territories The Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program permits funding for a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on local needs and conditions. JAG funds may be used for state ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $45,453,997 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 5/19/2009
Hemlock Township $9,835 Grant Recovery Act - Eward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program/ Grants to States and Territories The Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program permits funding for a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on local needs and conditions. JAG funds may be used for state ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $45,453,997 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 5/19/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $9,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $7,250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $6,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $5,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 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 6/30/2010