Nominations Sought For Rural Volunteer Award

November 26, 2013 | General RCAP News

NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR RURAL VOLUNTEER AWARDWest Sacramento, Calif. — RCAC, the Western RCAP, seeks nominations for the 2014 Yoneo Ono Rural Volunteer Award. RCAC will accept nominations until April 13, 2014.Many rural volunteers spend long, unpaid hours helping individuals and…

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Alaska Native Villages to Receive Upgrades to Water and Wastewater Systems

November 13, 2013 | General RCAP News

Earlier this afternoon, USDA Rural Development announced $27.7 million in grant awards to rural native villages in Alaska to improve water and wastewater systems. The funding comes from the Rural Alaska Village Grant (RAVG) program. The RAVG program was established…

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USDA Releases “Rural America at a Glance: 2013 Edition”

November 8, 2013 | General RCAP News

This week, USDA’s Economic Research Service released its annual report on the economic condition of rural America – the 2013 Rural America at a Glance report. The data in this report underscores the challenges of stagnant job growth and persistent…

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