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RCAP Resources

GLCAP's RCAP program offers resources that helps communities plan for project funding, manage infrastructure systems, and meet other needs. Additionally, the national RCAP provides reputable resources for finance and management topics for communities.

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Help for Communities

Great Lakes RCAP offers helpful resources for financing projects, managing assets, and other needs for small communities. Documents may be downloaded on this page. Additional materials may be available by contacting RCAP staff at 800-775-9767.

National RCAP
Great Lakes RCAP is part of the national Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) network. The national RCAP has put together a financial and managerial resource hub for small communities. This hub contains links to resources on 11 finance and management topics from RCAP, EPA, and other organizations. 

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Document Library

Ohio GLRCAP Funding Grid
An overview of funding sources for public water and wastewater projects in Ohio 

GLRCAP Funding Scenario Spreadsheet
Compare funding up to seven funding scenarios

GLRCAP USDA/RD Funding Scenario Spreadsheet
Compare financing scenarios for USDA/RD projects

Items to Consider when Calculating a Water Tap Fee
Costs to include such as labor, equipment, etc.

Tips for Defending Rate Increases
How to communicate rate increases to the community

Non-Revenue Water Analysis Worksheet
Helpful for tracking water use

Private Property Pipe Toolkit

A toolkit with sample legislation, training video, legal guidelines and community brochures


A service to reduce lead exposure in school and childcare facility drinking water.

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