Colorado Economic Recovery and Accountability

Phillips County

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Based on the latest information available to the Governor’s Office. This report is not comprehensive because new Recovery Act awards are announced frequently. This does not include funds - including income tax cuts, increased COBRA benefits, increased funds to cover Medicaid services and others - that cannot be broken down by county. The numbers below represent funds that have been awarded and are expected to be received over the life of the Recovery Act. The funds are distributed to a wide range of groups in the county and do not necessarily touch county government.






Community Services Block grant to the Northeast Colorado Association of Local Governments, which serves Phillips, Logan, Morgan, Sedgwick, Washington, and Yuma counties, for poverty reduction and revitalization of low-income communities. Funds will provide services to the low income of the region through partnerships with One Morgan County, Morgan Community College, the Small Business Development Center, Phillips County Family Education Services, Northeastern Junior College, Rural Solutions, Caring Ministries of Morgan County, and Educating Through Community Gardens – CSU Extension.




Extra 13 percent in food stamp benefits to about 300 people in Phillips County between April 1- October 31, 2009.




Grant to Sullivan’s Appliance to distribute emergency food to households and provide meals to needy people




Grant for the Child Care & Development Fund in Phillips County.






Justice Assistance grant to the District Attorney’s Office, 13th Judicial District, which serves Phillips, Yuma, Kit Carson, Logan, Morgan, Sedgwick, and Washington counties, for the Vertical Prosecution Sex Assault Unit.




Justice Assistance grant to Town of Haxtun Police Department for a project that will provide citizens with knowledge of crimes and patterns of criminal activities and give them the necessary tools needed to assist with keeping themselves and others in the community safe.




Justice Assistance grant Phillips County, Sheriff’s Office for the Evidence Collection Equipment program, which assists victims of crime beginning with the investigation and continuing through the courtroom proceedings.




Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) grant to *SARA, Inc. (Benefits Kit Carson, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, and Yuma Counties) to fund a victim centered collaborative multidisciplinary effort to coordinate and improve the systems’ responses of the many agencies addressing violence against women.






Workforce Investment Act Funds for job training to the Eastern Region, which includes Phillips, Yuma, Kit Carson, Logan, Morgan, Washington, Lincoln, Cheyenne, Sedgwick, and Elbert counties.




Wagner Peyser (WP) & Reemployment Services (RES) to the Eastern Region, which includes Phillips, Yuma, Kit Carson, Logan, Morgan, Washington, Lincoln, Cheyenne, Sedgwick, and Elbert counties.




Extra 20 weeks of benefits, through the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program, for 28 people (as of June 30, 2010) in Phillips County.




Extra $25 per week in unemployment benefits through the Federal Additional Compensation program, for 65 people (as of June 30, 2010) in Phillips County.




Additional 13 weeks of unemployment benefits through a new state law given to 4 person as of June 30, 2010 in Phillips County.






Estimated funds to be spent for free energy efficiency upgrades in low-income homes in Phillips County




Energy Efficiency Conservation Block grant to the Colorado State University Extension Service for energy efficiency improvements in buildings in Logan, Morgan, Washington, Phillips, Sedgwick and Yuma counties.




Governor's Energy Office grant to Chinook Energy helping with buisness expansion and new employee training.




Rebate for 1 person in Phillips County for the purchase of energy-efficient appliances including, dishwashers, refrigerators, furnaces and boilers.






Title I funds for Phillips County schools with high percentages of low-income students.




IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) Part B funds for services to disabled students in Phillips County




IDEA Part B funds for disabled preschool students in Phillips County.




$59,934              US Department of Housing and Urban Development Public Housing Capital Fund grant to the Holyoke Housing Authority.