News & Publications

  • Posted in: Network News

    Network News November 2021

    West Sacramento, Calif. — In the quarter ending Sept. 20, 2021, Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s (RCAC) Loan Fund closed 29 loans in 13 states, which totaled $12,650,523.

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    Network News October 2021

    Despite school closures last year, RCAC’s Agua4All team kept busy. Since the program’s launch in 2014, the team has installed 580 drinking water stations in 121 schools, 71 public places, 37 communities, 43 districts and 14 Tribal communities.

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    Network News September 2021

    It took Bernard Garcia 14 years to see his dream take shape. It was not for lack of trying, but due to invisible barriers that keep him and other indigenous entrepreneurs who do business on Tribal lands from expanding.

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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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    Network News August 2021

    Known for its more than 400 wineries, Sonoma County often conjures images of the California dream. The area, along with neighboring Napa County, is informally referred to as wine country and often seen as a playground for the affluent. The reality on the ground is quite different.

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