What we do:

RCAC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that operates in 13 western states and Pacific islands. We serve Indigenous and rural communities through training, technical and financial assistance and advocacy. Our major programs include:

Community and Economic Development

Environmental

Housing

Lending

Native Communities

Who we are:

We are a diverse group of more than 160 passionate professionals who serve Indigenous and rural communities, bringing our unique thinking, backgrounds, experiences and culture to the organization and our work. RCAC fosters an inclusive, collaborative workplace environment where our colleagues and partners are valued and treated with respect so that the organization and people we serve can excel.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is a key strategic direction: Grow inclusive practices by improving organizational awareness, positioning, and approaches, which embrace Indigenous knowledge and are mindful of historical contexts, to better serve internal stakeholders and external partners and communities.

See our Strategic Framework here.  

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

RCAC is committed to building and maintaining a culture of openness and inclusivity. Read more about our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.

About RCAC DE&I

Infrastructure

RCAC is the Environmental Finance Center for Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. There are many challenges in infrastructure maintenance and development. During the next 20 years $600 billion in infrastructure projects will need to be completed to protect public health yet budget constraints are an increasing reality.

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Join Our Team

Help make a difference in rural communities in the West. We work in diverse and low-income communities to increase access to affordable housing and safe drinking water, promote economic opportunity and job creation, and provide financing for community and economic development projects.

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COVID-19 Resources and Notices

RCAC offers these COVID-19 resources and notices for our communities and partners. We have compiled information such as federal funding/relief bills, resources specific to the states in our region, homeowner and renter resources, and links to informational websites.

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  • Invest in & support RCAC

    We welcome donations and grants of any size for operating and program support. Help us meet the ever increasing demand for funds needed to sustain rural communities and small businesses. An investment in RCAC’s Loan Fund is an investment in your community.

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  • California Lenders License

    Licensed by the California Department of Business Oversight — #60DB0 83068

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  • How are we doing?

    Please take a few minutes and complete our customer satisfaction form to let us know how we’re doing. We are here for you.

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