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Columbia-Pacific Resource Conservation & Economic Development District Charity Profile
The Resource Conservation and Development Program (RC&D) is a voluntary program that helps local people protect and develop their economic, natural and social resources. The program is administered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), in cooperation with other USDA agencies. Funds appropriated to NRCS by Congress provide for technical assistance in the form of a USDA coordinator to each RC&D council.The purpose of the RC&D program is to encourage and enhance the capability of volunteer local elected and civic leaders in designated RC&D areas to plan and carry out projects for resource protection and community development. Program objectives focus on quality of life improvements achieved through natural resources conservation and community development.