We're pleased to announce Regards to Rural keynote speaker Under Secretary for Rural Development, Lisa Mensah. The Regards to Rural conference will be held June 26-27 in Bend, OR.
Recruitment is now open for fall 2015 Ford Institute Leadership Program classes.
RDI's Director of Operations, Heidi Khokhar, will be participating in a panel during a "State of Giving" book talk at the University of Oregon on May 13.
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Watch our video to discover how RDI builds leadership networks and communities, helping people realize the potential for success and vitality where they live.
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
The Ford Institute Leadership Program, designed and delivered by RDI, 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... Learn more