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    Opportunity Finance Network awards $100,000 to RCAC for biomass utilization lending
    West Sacramento, California — Rural Community Assistance Corporation received a $100,000 grant from the Opportunity Finance Network. RCAC’s Loan Fund will use the funds for lending to support renewable energy projects and innovative biomass utilization efforts.
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    RCAC Loan Fund lends more than $8 million to rural communities
    West Sacramento, Calif. — During the quarter ending Sept. 30, 2020, RCAC closed 45 loans in 11 states, which totaled $8,347,009. These loans supported 3,201 individual water and wastewater connections for rural people; 61 housing units; 2,800 feet of community facility space; and created or retained 286 jobs.
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  • Network News October 2020

    Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s long running “workshop-in-a-box” (WIAB) has recently been a source of unexpected opportunities in rural Utah. Funded by U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA), RCAC created the workshops in 2012 in partnership with USDA and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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  • Network News September 2020

    Northern Circle Indian Housing Authority (NCIHA) provides affordable housing services, including housing counseling to Native American households in the rural Ukiah, California area. Dana Novoa, NCIHA’s sole housing counselor, travels as far as Butte County, a three-hour journey one way, to provide services for Tribal families.

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  • Self-Help Builder June 2020

    Grit, commitment and unity have always been cornerstones of the self-help housing program and the families who participate. Now more than ever, these characteristics are showing through.

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