RCAP Secures USDA Disaster Relief Funding to Restore Small Communities

November 30, 2017 | USDA

IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             …

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Request for Proposals for Technology Plan – Deadline Extended to Friday, December 1st

November 3, 2017 | General RCAP News

PURPOSE The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) has initiated a Request for Proposal (RFP) process to identify a vendor qualified to design and execute a technology plan. WHO MAY RESPOND RCAP requires a vendor who has demonstrated experience in performing…

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How Philanthropy Can Address the Water System Crisis: a Response to Inside Philanthropy

November 3, 2017 | Partnership

Your recent article, “Water Systems Are in Crisis. How Can Funders Help?” highlighted many of today’s most pressing water issues. Ensuring that all people have access to safe and affordable water and wastewater systems is perhaps the single largest issue…

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Request for Proposals for Strategic Visioning and Planning

November 2, 2017 | General RCAP News

PURPOSE The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) has initiated a Request for Proposal (RFP) process to identify a vendor qualified to design and execute a strategic visioning and comprehensive planning process. WHO MAY RESPOND RCAP requires a vendor who has…

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Research and Program Director

October 31, 2017 | Job Opening

Supervisor:            Executive Director Classification:            Exempt Position Description: Direct research, assist with policy and communications, and manage RCAP’s USDA federal grant portfolio. Specific Duties/Responsibilities: Research Portfolio In collaboration with the Executive Director and the RCAP Board of Directors, develops…

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RCAP Endorses Investing in Opportunity Act

October 26, 2017 | Economic Development

The Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Inc. (RCAP) officially endorses the "Investing in Opportunity Act", new legislation which would incentivize investment in economically distressed communities across the United States. Introduced by Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Congressmen…

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RCAP Endorses Pair of Bills Aimed at Increasing Infrastructure Funding and Promoting Water Affordability in Rural America

October 18, 2017 | General RCAP News

Washington, DC – The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) announces its support and endorsement of two new bills, the Low-Income Water Consumer Assistance Programs Act of 2017 (LIWCAP) and the Securing Required Funding for Water Infrastructure Now Act of 2017…

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Social Media & Office Manager

October 17, 2017 | General RCAP News

RCAP, Inc., the national office of a federally-funded 501(c)(3) nonprofit located in Washington, D.C., seeks qualified candidates for the following permanent, full-time position.  Hours are flexible between 8 AM and 6 PM, Monday to Friday, but work must be performed…

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Mayor Kerry Abney of Nome, Texas

September 21, 2017 | General RCAP News

Click here to view the video: Mayor Kerry Abney of Nome.TX

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Promoting Preventative Maintenance in Rural America

September 19, 2017 | General RCAP News, Wastewater

By Karen D. McBride, Rural Development Environmental Specialist, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (Western Rural Community Assistance Partnership) My job as a Technical Assistance Provider (TAP) is to work with under-served, often distressed, rural communities. This reflects communities who don’t have…

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