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    Rural Community Assistance Corporation receives $250,000 Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Rebuilding Better Grant

    West Sacramento, Calif. — Rural Community Assistance Corporation is pleased to announce this week that it has received a $250,000 Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Rebuilding Better Grant. RCAC will use the funds to launch a pilot advocacy program with Native American entrepreneurs in New Mexico.

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  • Self-Help Builder September 2021

    Earlier this year, the impacts of increased building material costs became very apparent for our Mutual Self-Help (MSH) families and their sponsors on the ground. I wanted to share some of the data that Dick Kempke at RCAC, along with other MSH intermediaries, put together.

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  • Posted in: Self-Help Housing

    PPP, where are we now?

    In April 2020, with the rise of a global pandemic, many self-help agencies found themselves forced to close their doors and stop construction. The Section 523 grant funds helped pay staff in the interim but like many organizations nationwide, self-help organizations scrambled to determine how to cover costs as their build time stretched further into the future than they had anticipated.

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