Understanding the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
The Florida Office of Economic Recovery has published a comprehensive funding spreadsheet that outlines of the provisions of the Recovery Act including descriptions of the many federal programs that funds are being distributed through and additional resources to find more detailed information.
Sarasota County is working diligently to ensure ARRA funds are working for the community to create jobs and stimulate the economy.
The community will also see ARRA funding come to the area through organizations such as the Suncoast Workforce Development Board and the Sarasota Housing Authority.
The Penny Wise Program, currently being implemented, infusing approximately $290 million into the economy and creating as many as 2,000 jobs over a 72 month period.