RCAP Responds to Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

September 15, 2017 | General RCAP News

Washington, DC – When natural disasters occur, the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) serves as the national leader in assisting small communities. In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, RCAP is on the ground everyday working with communities affected…

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RCAP Applauds Rep. Hartzler for Introducing the “Expanding Rural Investment in Jobs and Infrastructure Act”

July 25, 2017 | Economic Development

WASHINGTON- The Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Inc. (RCAP) applauds Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler’s introduction of the Expanding Rural Investment in Jobs and Infrastructure Act (HR 3242), which works to expand the number of rural community facilities accessing grants and loans through…

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RCAP Leads Coalition Letter to Capitol Hill in Strong Support of the USDA Water/Wastewater Loan and Grant Program

June 16, 2017 | General RCAP News, USDA

IMMEDATE RELEASE                                                                                              Contact: Bianca Poll Director of Communications Rural Community Assistance Partnership 202-470-2808 bpoll@rcap.org   RCAP Leads Coalition Letter to Capitol Hill in Strong Support of the USDA Water/Wastewater Loan and Grant Program   Washington, DC – This week,…

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RCAP Releases Statement on Administration’s Budget Cuts

May 25, 2017 | Drinking Water, Economic Development, EPA, General RCAP News, Infrastructure, Rural, USDA, Wastewater, Water

MEDIA ADVISORY: For Immediate Release                                                                      May 25, 2017  RCAP Releases Statement on Administration’s Budget Cuts WASHINGTON, D.C. - Earlier this week, the Trump Administration released its full budget proposal to Congress. The proposal includes deep cuts to programs that will…

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RCAP Announces New Executive Director, Nathan Ohle

May 15, 2017 | Drinking Water, General RCAP News, Infrastructure, Rural, Wastewater, Water

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Rural Community Assistance Partnership, a national organization facilitating access to safe drinking water and sanitary wastewater disposal to rural communities, has announced the selection of Nathan Ohle as its new executive director, starting May 15. Nathan…

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RCAP Celebrates Drinking Water Week

May 8, 2017 | AWWA, Drinking, Drinking Water, Drinking Water Systems

IMMEDATE RELEASE                                                                                            May 8, 2017   Contact: Bianca Poll Director of Communications Rural Community Assistance Partnership 202-470-2808 bpoll@rcap.org   RCAP Celebrates Drinking Water Week Washington, DC –   Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP), the American Water Works Association and water…

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Robert B. Stewart Farewell Address – Portland, Oregon November 15, 2016

May 8, 2017 | General RCAP News

At the 2016 RCAP National Conference, Robert B. Stewart, the Executive Director of RCAP for the past 11 years, made a farewell address. He will be retiring in May of 2017. The contents on this address can be read below:…

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RCAP Applauds Bipartisan Congressional Support for HHS Rural Community Facilities Technical Assistance Program

April 10, 2017 | General RCAP News, HHS

This week, the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) Inc. applauds a bipartisan group of more than 40 U.S. Representatives in issuing a letter to the House’s Appropriations Committee, writing in support of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Rural…

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Robert B. Stewart Retirement Note

April 4, 2017 | Drinking Water, EPA, Fracking, General RCAP News, Hydraulic Fracturing, Infrastructure, Rural, USDA, Wastewater, Water

FROM: Hope F. Cupit, C.P.A., Board Chair, RCAP Network Dear Partners and Friends of Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) – I am writing this letter to bid farewell to Robert Stewart as he retires from the RCAP Network. It has…

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RCAP Endorses Small and Rural Community Clean Water Technical Assistance Act

March 30, 2017 | General RCAP News

Recently, RCAP endorsed bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) entitled the “Small and Rural Community Clean Water Technical Assistance Act” (S. 518). The bill authorizes two new technical assistance provisions by amending the…

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