This week, RCAC staff will join U.S. Sen. Mazie K. Hirono and the nonprofit Hawaii Agriculture Research Center (HARC) to celebrate completion of 82 renovated or new historical and affordable agricultural worker rental homes in Kunia Village on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.
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.
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.
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.
West Sacramento, Calif. — The American Express Center for Community Development (CCD) has awarded a $40,000 grant to Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) to support the Building Rural Economies Entrepreneurial (BRE) Leadership Program in San Juan County, Utah.