RDI’s Learn By Doing Grant Writing Workshop is open for registration in La Pine and Coos Bay. Register now. Classes are filling up fast!


Exciting news! RDI has been awarded a $199,000 grant from M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust to hire a Director of REV Services and further develop our Rural Economic Vitality area of service.


Take a peek at Dallas/Falls City Ford Institute Leadership Program participants as they work on the Gantt chart for their class project.


Read about the mission of a team of Harney County residents, working with the Ford Institute Leadership Program, to assist the Crane Mustang Booster Club with the replacement of an old concession stand at Crane’s Valentine Field.


Are you thinking about opening a grocery store in your rural community? Do you own one already? Check out this tool kit for those considering establishing a rural grocery store and tools and resources for existing owners.


Visit the Eastern Oregon Nonprofit Conference Facebook page for updates from today's conference.


Travel along with RDI's Meredith Howell as she journeys across the state to attend and present at the Eastern Oregon Nonprofit Conference in Ontario.


Take a visual tour of Cottage Grove and Creswell with South Lane County Ford Institute Leadership Program community cohort members.


Apply for funding for food hubs, farmers markets, aggregation and processing facilities, distribution services, and other local food business enterprises through USDA loans and grant programs.


Read about the unveiling of the Woodburn Ford Institute Leadership Program exercise stations along the walking path at Centennial Park.