Connections


  • Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Inc.

    RCAC is one of six regional agencies that together, serve the entire country. These six organizations make up the Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Inc. (RCAP) network. All six organizations are “on the ground” working directly with rural communities so we have a common experience and knowledge base (primarily with environmental infrastructure). RCAP maintains an office in Washington, D.C. so we have direct access to policymakers on the national level. RCAC is the Western RCAP operating in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

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  • U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

    RCAC is a GSA environmental consulting and training services contract holder (Contract #GS-10F-0255X). The GSA Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) were created to provide a fast, cost-effective way for federal agencies to hire contractors. Agencies compare and select from the GSA list of pre-qualified contractors, whose pricing has already been found to be fair and reasonable.

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  • Community Development Financial Institution

    In 1996, the U.S. Treasury certified RCAC as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). In January 2017, RCAC received an AERIS rating of 4 Stars AA plus Policy Plus. The rating is based on a comprehensive review of the RCAC Loan Fund and the entire RCAC organization. RCAC’s rating indicates that Aeris found RCAC has clear mission alignment with strategies, activities and data that guide its programs and planning; and that RCAC uses its resources effectively to benefit its target populations or communities in line with its mission. RCAC also is recognized for its many advocacy and public policy activities.

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  • GuideStar Exchange Gold

    RCAC received the GuideStar Exchange Gold level logo, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information. The logo demonstrates RCAC’s deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability.

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