Success Stories


  • Breathing new life into Enterprise, Oregon’s historic OK Theatre

    Back in the day – nearly a century ago – the OK Theatre in Enterprise was a shining light in eastern Oregon, hosting events both unique and routine. There were plays and musicals at the 350-seat, single-screen theatre and traveling Chautauqua, an adult education movement in the early 20th century that brought musicians, preachers and academic lecturers to rural America.

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  • Skyline Homeowners Cooperative

    RCAC’s Loan Fund entered into a participation agreement with ROC USA to contribute $600,000 to a $1,320,000 loan for site acquisition to Skyline Homeowners Cooperative. A second $110,880 environmental loan will fund water and wastewater improvements for the park.

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  • Self-help housing provides home ownership opportunities for low-income Alaska residents

    Wasilla, Alaska – Last year, Kolten Conan was scrolling through his Facebook page, and he happened upon photos of a house under construction. He already knew a thing or two about building homes: he’s now 21 and when he was just a little boy, he had scampered among laborers at construction sites around his hometown of Wasilla, fetching boards and helping out with seasonal work.

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  • Duggan Falls, Washington

    Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) provided training and conducted a rate study to help this small system maintain compliance and ensure revenue sufficiency.

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  • RCIF partners with RCAC to invest in a sustainable future for rural communities

    Oakland, Calif. – In 2008, collapsing home values addled Americans across the nation, bankers were drawing scrutiny and the stock market was collapsing. It was difficult to understand the cause and to know where to keep one’s investments safe.

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