USDA Announces 47 Rural Communities that will Receive Technical Assistance to Help Build Long-Term Economic Growth

June 6, 2019 | Economic Development, General RCAP News, Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C (June 6, 2019) – Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today announced the names of 47 rural communities and regions that will receive technical assistance to help create and implement long-term economic development plans.…

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Stanley Keasling Announces Retirement, Board of Directors Launches CEO Search

March 22, 2019 | General RCAP News, Press Releases

West Sacramento, CA — Stanley Keasling, Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s (RCAC) Chief Executive Officer, will retire at the end of 2019. Keasling was just the second CEO in RCAC’s 40-year history. He joined the organization in 2008.  “The Board is…

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NACo, Rural LISC and RCAP launch mobile app and announce the Bridging the Economic Divide Partnership to address rural broadband access

March 4, 2019 | Broadband, General RCAP News, Press Releases

The National Association of Counties (NACo), the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) and Rural LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) have partnered to address the critical need for affordable high-speed internet for rural communities across the country. Together, the three organizations…

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RCAP Celebrates National Entrepreneurship Week 2019

February 19, 2019 | Economic Development, General RCAP News, Press Releases

February 8, 2019 – National Entrepreneurship Week (@NatlEshipWeek) is pleased to announce NatlEshipWeek 2019, taking place on February 16-23, 2019 to celebrate entrepreneurship in communities across the United States. From Maui to Maine, a consortium of partners will join in…

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RCAP Celebrates Victories for Rural America in New Farm Bill

December 20, 2018 | Advocacy, General RCAP News, Press Releases

Washington, DC (December 20, 2018) – Today, the Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Inc. (RCAP) celebrate the five-year comprehensive Farm Bill as it is signed into law. RCAP submitted recommendations to Congress for the Rural Development Title of the 2018 Farm…

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RCAP Statement of Support – 2018 Farm Bill Conference Package

December 11, 2018 | General RCAP News, Press Releases

RCAP Statement of Support-2018 Farm Bill Conference PackageDownload

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RCAP Receives Federal Awards to Expand Assistance to Rural Communities Nationwide

November 14, 2018 | EPA, Funding, General RCAP News, Press Releases, USDA

Washington, DC (November 14, 2018) – TheRural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) is pleased to announce that ithas received multiple grants from across federal and philanthropic programs tocontinue its work helping rural communities develop and expand technical capacity throughoutall fifty states, U.S.…

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RCAP Announces New Partnership with Spring Point Partners, Focuses on Regionalization

November 8, 2018 | General RCAP News, Press Releases

Washington, D.C. (November 8, 2018) – The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) announced today during the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (U.S. EPA) Partnerships Information Network Webinar that it will expand work on projects focused on regionalization, including additional research and technical…

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RCAP Welcomes New National Team Members

October 22, 2018 | Blog, General RCAP News, Press Releases

Washington, DC (October 22, 2018) – The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) is excited to announce the addition of three new staff members at the national office in Washington, D.C. The new team members include John Felleman as Director of…

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