West Sacramento, Calif. —The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) awarded Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) $3.75 million through its Capital Magnet Fund (CMF). RCAC is among 38 organizations that received a CMF award.
West Sacramento, Calif. — In the quarter ending Dec 30, 2019, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) closed 16 loans totaling $21.4 million to support rural communities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
Managing a water and/or wastewater system is an often overlooked and overwhelming aspect of mobile-home park ownership. If you just purchased a mobile-home park, there’s a strong chance you also just became the park’s de facto water and/or wastewater systems operations manager.
As the 2020 census approaches, states are allocating budgets to make sure that their residents are counted, but some states more so than others. California, the most populous state with nearly 40 million residents, has prepared a $187 million campaign that includes a heavy use of data analytics and nonprofit partners.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s (RCAC) Agua4All program staff recently celebrated a major milestone: the first school project under the California State Water Resource Control Board’s Drinking Water for Schools (DWFS) grant.
Suzanne Anarde may be barely into her third month as CEO, but she’s no stranger to RCAC, and she’s a nonprofit veteran. Her record speaks for itself: from managing her first community development block grant budget to exceed that of the local government that funded it, all the way to growing an all-star team at Rural Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC). Anarde is, however, very transparent about just how much there is to learn.
I am excited to be at RCAC and a part of the self-help network. Mutual Self-Help Housing has always been one of my favorite programs. I love everything about it and the impact it has on families, neighborhoods and communities.
Like many rural American towns, Gooding Idaho walks a fine line when managing its water and wastewater systems. Gooding’s systems have many of the same needs as a larger city, less the greater number of connections that help spread the costs.
A recent NBC News report examines how Tribal nations are preparing for COVID-19, and the unique challenges they are likely to encounter. The report examines the looming crisis through the lens of the Yankton Sioux Tribe’s reservation in South Dakota.
Deadline: Applications for @usdaRD’s Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) grant program are due in two weeks. https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/distance-learning-telemedicine-grants #TogetherAmericaProspers
Rural Development is committed to the health and well-being of everyone who calls rural America home. Learn more about the actions RD is taking to help rural communities affected by COVID-19 at our newly launched Coronavirus Response webpage: https://rd.usda.gov/coronavirus
My beautiful parents who keep showing up to work everyday so the grocery stores are packed with the food we all enjoy ❤️ Let’s not forget about all the farm workers toiling amid this world crisis. #ThankAFarmWorker