Learn more about King County recovery fund projects
Energy and environment
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act designates $154 billion to support energy, infrastructure and science programs which support efficient and renewable energy use, promote clean water research and development, and restore ecosystems and habitats.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act designates $59 billion to sustain and increase health services for communities in need and support the functionality of federally-qualified health centers.
Housing and human services
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act supports programs which assist residents and communities facing home foreclosures, provide resources to increase affordable housing, prevent homelessness, and provide intervention services such as drug and mental health programs.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act sustains and enhances funding for law enforcement and victims service programs, including those which combat domestic violence, assist crime victims, provide community mentorships and promote environmental safety.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act supports technology projects that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of county services, including the modernization of database systems, the purchase of new technology, and the ability of government agencies to respond more quickly to the public.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act designates funding to repair and improve transportation systems, including funds to rebuild and repair highways, local streets and roads. Federal stimulus funds also support transit programs which encourage cleaner and fewer vehicles
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act designates funding for training and education programs which will encourage the creation of a strong regional workforce. Funding for workforce training includes employment opportunities for low-income and disabled citizens, adult dislocation programs and alternative short-term employment.