Rural Oregon Day 2017

ORDC invites you to Rural Oregon Day on April 4 to join with rural leaders and stakeholders in Salem to celebrate rural and learn about policy.

Pasos al Éxito

Pasos al Éxito builds the entrepreneurial capacity of rural Latino community members.

Rural Community Leader's Toolbox

Is your community ready to work together and move forward with its priorities? Our customizable workshops can help.

Latest News


RDI's Meredith Howell is in Cottage Grove today for the fist session of the Learn By Doing - Grant Writing Workshop Series.


We're hiring a Bilingual (Spanish) Program Support Specialist. Apply now to join the RDI team.


All Coburg-area residents are invited to the Community Visioning Summit on March 16.

Let Us Help Your Community

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. 

Our Projects

Are you interested in implementing a long-term economic development strategy in your community? We are here to help. The key to business vitality is having a strong, locally-owned business base that has the capacity to endure and grow in today’s rapidly changing economy. While every rural business... Learn more
Are you ready to take responsibility for the economic health and future of your town? Rural Economic Vitality Roadmaps will take your community through a three-part process to create an action-oriented roadmap to economic success. We believe big things happen in small places when communities... Learn more