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What: RCAP Webinar - Continuing to Serve: How to Recruit Retiring Military Personnel into the Water Sector

When: 2/18/21, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Where: Virtual 

This webinar will discuss how skills learned in the military can be a good fit for the water sector and how the water sector’s mission, structure, and camaraderie can be a good fit for retiring military personnel.  MAP’s Monte Kerchal will share his experiences of making the shift from a military career into drinking water.  The webinar will also describe the process of how retiring military personnel find new jobs and will offer practical advice for water systems to get their job postings in the hands of veterans.

What: RCAP 2021 Fly-In

When: February 22-25, 2021

Where: Virtual

RCAP staff and rural community members from across the country will meet virtually with elected representatives and agency staffers to discuss issues facing rural America. Click here for more information, including the draft agenda.

RuralRISE Large

What: RuralRISE Mini-Summit

When: April 15, 2021

Where: Virtual

Mark your calendars for a mini-Summit focused on rural broadband. Registration opens March 1 and will be held via Zoom. You can view the agenda and sponsorship opportunities here.

RCAP national conference

What: RCAP 2021 National Conference

When: August 17-19, 2021

Where: Chicago, Illinois, or virtual

The RCAP National Conference is an opportunity for technical assistance providers from across the country to gather together and discuss common challenges, issues and opportunities faced in rural communities. More information to come.




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Drop of Knowledge

Seeking broader horizons: RCAP submits broadband funding application

By RCAP | Nov 17, 2009

Originally posted on the RCAP news blog on Aug. 21, 2009

Under the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program, RCAP has submitted an application for $36 million to provide technical assistance and training to small, rural, unserved and underserved communities in all aspects of sustainable broadband adoption development and deployment. RCAP also proposes to provide loans to eligible communities to finance pre-development costs such as feasibility studies and pre-construction expenses associated with funding awards. 


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Welcome to RCAP’s new news blog

By RCAP | Nov 13, 2009

Welcome to RCAP’s new news blog!

This blog is a new way to share news and information from the RCAP national office. It will pave the way to the new, improved national RCAP website, which we are working on now. The blog will become part of the new website when it debuts under a new design this fall.
Please bookmark this blog and come back often.

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