Entrepreneurs: Your Input Is Needed

Coos, Curry, and Douglas Counties: You're invited to share ideas on what your business needs to succeed and to help Business Oregon and local leaders understand barriers to be overcome.

Catalyzing Community Prosperity

Join with other community leaders at the Catalyzing Community Prosperity Conference for three days of exciting learning at the Oregon Garden, February 3-5.

Regards to Rural 2015

Save the date to join us in beautiful central Oregon to renew your energy, share practices, and spark innovative ideas for strengthening your rural community.

Latest News

01/27/15

Coos, Curry, and Douglas County Entrepreneurs: You are invited to share ideas on what your business needs to grow and expand and to help Business Oregon and local leaders understand barriers that need to be overcome. Fill out a survey or schedule an interview today.

01/22/15

Metro America is back to par with pre-recession employment, but rural counties are still behind.

01/09/15

Today and tomorrow we're delivering the Ford Institute Leadership Program in North Klamath County, North Lincoln County, and Wild Rivers Coast South.

Let Us Help Your Community

Watch our video to discover how RDI builds leadership networks and communities, helping people realize the potential for success and vitality where they live. 

Our Projects

WealthWorks Northwest (WWNW) improves rural livelihoods with an innovative approach to economic development that creates lasting wealth in rural communities. WWNW recognizes that, generally, building wealth is the goal of economic development. But building wealth is a lot more than growing the... Learn more

The Ford Institute Leadership Program serves rural communities in Oregon and Siskiyou County, California, through a five-year series of training programs based on the belief that vital rural communities develop from a broad base of knowledgeable, skilled, and motivated leaders, a diversity of... Learn more