Success Stories


  • Tribe, school collaborate to provide safe water to students

    Jack Norton School, in a rural remote area of northern California, lacked reliable surface water filtration and disinfection. The Yurok Tribe, school and RCAC worked together to connect the school to the Tribe’s nearby water system.

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  • Country Health and Life

    RCAC’s Loan Fund provided an $85,000 small business loan to a business owner for working capital. This loan will retain jobs, provide economic stimulus and contribute to a vibrant rural community.

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  • Building Rural Economies – Epicenter

    The city of Green River, like many western rural communities, lacks economic opportunities. Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s (RCAC) Building Rural Economies (BRE) provides economic development strategies, training and helps build organizational capacity.

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  • Rose Garden

    Rose Garden is a mobile home park near Blackfoot, Idaho. In 2016, the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) contacted RCAC with concerns that Rose Garden’s water system was not in compliance with regulations.

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  • Housing Resources of Western Colorado

    Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s (RCAC) Loan Fund provided Housing Resources of Western Colorado (HRWC) a $1.2 million loan to develop 36 single-family lots that will be constructed through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Mutual Self-Help Housing Program

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