RCAC was awarded $1.5 million this week from the United States Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund. RCAC’s Loan Fund will deploy the funds across its rural footprint to finance high-impact environmental, community facilities and self-help housing projects and provide loans to small businesses that create jobs.
RCAC was awarded more than $1.1 million this week from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Compass program. RCAC will use the funds to provide technical support to HUD customers to navigate complex housing and community development challenges, and to equip them with the knowledge, skills, tools, capacity and systems to implement HUD programs.
As fire chief in Kingsburg, a small town in California’s Central Valley, Tim Ray has done more than battle blazes in the past few years. Actual fires here are relatively few, in fact. These days, Ray, a trim 52-year-old with clipped moustache and gentle eyes, oversees a kind of volunteer medical transportation service, hustling patients from this idyllic town—settled by Swedish immigrants in the 1870s and still bedecked with “Välkommen” welcome signs—as far as 20 miles away, to a hospital in Fresno.
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