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    RCAC Loan Fund lends nearly $8 million to rural communities
    In the quarter ending June 30, 2017, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) closed 14 loans totaling nearly $8 million to assist rural communities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. Among those that received loans were a nonprofit organization that supports Arizona migrant workers and a rural Nevada food hub.
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    PNM Resources Foundation awards grant to RCAC
    West Sacramento, Calif. — The PNM Fund, a division of the PNM Resources Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC). The New Century of Service Centennial Grant award will support RCAC’s Building Rural Economies (BRE)/Entrepreneurial Leadership Program in New Mexico’s Cochiti Pueblo.
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  • Network News July 2017

    Cedar City, Utah – The drive along Interstate 15, which meanders from the Mexican border in California to the Canadian border in Montana, can get plenty lonely. After 30 miles of virtually no services, there's a reprieve: the well-stocked and clean convenience store and smoke shop, Cedar Band Trading Post, which the Cedar Band of Paiutes opened in 2012.

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  • Self-Help Builder June 2017

    Nibley, Utah – Sometime during the 10 or so months it took Veronica Cabrera to build her family home here in northern Utah, she began to feel a persistent, dull ache all over her left side. She chalked it up to perhaps sleeping poorly, or else the strenuous labor, particularly during the winter months, when she was building her self-help home.

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  • Network News June 2017

    Sacramento, Calif. - Water justice advocates and environmental, health, rural and equity organizations thank the California Legislature for including emergency drinking water funds in the 2017-18 state budget to continue to chip away at California's drinking water crisis.

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