The mission of CONAC,  SW REAP and the REAP Investment Board:


  • Improving economic viability, diversity, and competitiveness of the local economy and enhancing its participation in state, national and global markets.
  • Assisting local communities to develop cooperative strategies that will maintain and expand essential community functions, basic infrastructure, education, health care, housing, and telecommunications.
  • Facilitating partnerships that create vital rural economies and advance the understanding and significance of rural matters.


In accordance with Federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) To file a complaint of discrimination, write to: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call 800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6381 (TDD).