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Illinois RCAP
Illinois RCAP

RCAP Services in Illinois

The Illinois Rural Community Assistance Program assists small communities throughout Illinois with utility, financial, asset management and other needs. Illinois RCAP is part of Great Lakes RCAP, administered by Great Lakes Community Action Partnership.



Contact:
1-800-775-9767

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Illinois RCAP Services

A comprehensive list of services available through Illinois RCAP.

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RCAP Training

Available trainings in asset management, project funding, utility costs and more.

image GIS Mapping Services

GIS Mapping Services

Map water lines and other community assets with GIS.

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Resources

Information to help small communities.

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Planning for Pandemics

A toolkit to help communities prepare.

Illinois RCAP Staff

Bud Mason
Regional RCAP Coordinator 
Marion, Ohio
740-341-2536
cmason@glcap.org


Zach Green

Senior Rural Development Specialist
West Frankfort
618-663-0333 
zrgreen@glcap.org


James Meece

Senior Rural Development Specialist
Maroa
217-358-2143 
jfmeece@glcap.org

Robert Rick
Senior Rural Development Specialist
Ottawa
815-481-6215 
rsrick@glcap.org


Brock Teichmiller

Senior Rural Development Specialist
Teutopolis
217-246-3110
jbteichmiller@glcap.org

Funders

RCAP receives state and federal funding under the following programs, which will pay for its technical assistance to qualified communities.

  • Appalachian Regional Commission and Governor's Office of Appalachia
  • Ohio EPA - Division of Drinking and Groundwater
  • Ohio Water Development Authority
  • US Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Community Services
  • US EPA Safe Drinking Water
  • US EPA Wastewater
  • USDA — Rural Utilities Service — Technitrain Program
  • USDA — Rural Housing Service — Rural Community Development Initiatives Program

Availability under each program is limited based on the funding received each year.  Communities that do not qualify for grant funded assistance can receive RCAP services for a fee covering its expenses.  RCAP is administered by the Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (a trade name of WSOS Community Action Commission), a 501(c)3 non-profit agency.  RCAP also specializes in a number of services not covered under these grants, such as asset management plas, rate studies, environmental reports and grant administration, for a fee covering its expenses.