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International Programs

Global initiatives that support people at home and abroad through creating connections and building communities.



Great Lakes Consortium

Each year, the Great Lakes Consortium for International Training and Development supports international programming for both local communities and communities.

Federal loans available for water well improvements

Low-interest loans are currently available via the Household Water Well Program for rural residents in need of water well improvements. Through the Great Lakes Rural Community Assistance Program (RCAP), residents may borrow up to $11,000 for improvements to water wells and in-home water treatment systems. Loans carry an interest rate of 1 percent; loan maturity may not exceed 20 years and depends on the borrower’s repayment ability.


Free rides on Fremont Shuttle for Ohio Loves Transit Day

TRIPS Fremont Shuttle will offer free rides for passengers on Friday, Feb. 14, to recognize Ohio Loves Transit Day. The shuttle, which is a service of Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP), will be free to ride as a token of appreciation for current passengers, and means of encouraging new passengers to give the shuttle a try.