Combined Federal Campaign

RDI is a proud participant in the Combined Federal Campaign.

WealthWorks Northwest

WealthWorks improves rural livelihoods with an innovative approach to economic development that creates lasting wealth in rural communities.

Pasos al Éxito

Pasos al Éxito provides financial and entrepreneurial skills and resources to rural Latinos.

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RDI is a proud participant in the Combined Federal Campaign. Support rural community vitality through the CFC.


RDI is committed to continuing to provide programs and services that meet current and emerging needs in communities throughout the rural West.


The Agnes Creek Open Space near Lincoln City and its forested trails will soon get three new ornate viewing benches, thanks to the second cohort of the Lincoln City Ford Institute Leadership Program.

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Watch our video to discover how RDI’s programs and services strengthen rural communities by developing leaders and moving communities to action towards economic vitality. 

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The First Impressions community exchange program provides a structured process to give you an objective assessment of your community’s strengths and weaknesses through the eyes of a newcomer. With the assistance of professional facilitation, First Impressions communities use the knowledge gained... Learn more

During the four sessions, participants actively work on elements of grant proposals and practice skills between sessions. Through the program, participants network with other local grant writers and build relationships for future work. They have the opportunity to meet with funders and hear... Learn more