View Post

RurAL CAP program puts elders in the classroom

By Ariane Aramburo
ANCHORAGE (KTUU) Most everyone at Alaska Native Cultural Charter School knows who you’re talking about when you say “Grandma Rosemary.”
Elder mentor, “Grandma” Rosemary working with a student at Alaska Native Cultural Charter School.

View Post

Certified USDA Rural Development 502 Direct Mortgage Loan Packager

RurAL CAP is pleased to announce that we are a certified USDA Rural Development 502 direct mortgage loan packager.  RurAL CAP is certified to accept 502 direct mortgage loan applications from potential home buyers for the purchase of a modest home in Rural Alaska.  We offer a pre-screening process to determine if a potential home buyer may qualify for this …

View Post

Getting to the Heart of the Opioid Crisis

By Amanda Abrams – shelterforce.org.
In some ways, dealing with the opioid epidemic is a natural fit for community development groups. At the heart, it’s often a problem of poverty: a lack of jobs and opportunities. Here’s how CDCs are using their skills to address the crisis.