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The Rural Community Assistance Program (RCAP) assists rural communities and underserved populations in developing and maintaining community infrastructure to improve rural quality of life. GLCAP operates RCAP in seven Great Lakes states including: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin. GLCAP is part of a nation-wide network of non-profit organizations that operate the program.

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About Great Lakes RCAP

Great Lakes RCAP can help communities access safe drinking water supplies, protect groundwater supplies and watersheds, and treat and properly dispose of wastewater. RCAP can also help communities:

  • Plan and finance infrastructure projects
  • Prepare NEPA environmental reports
  • Administer grants
  • Understand state and federal environmental regulations and requirements
  • Responsibly manage and operate community facilities
  • Develop rate studies and asset management plans
  • GPS locating and GIS mapping/inventorying of assets
  • Assess the condition of water distribution and wastewater collection systems
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments and develop emergency response planning
  • Develop a vision for the future and build leadership capacity in the community


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