News

12/18/14

At this time of year, we are especially grateful for the opportunity to work with people who are hopeful, inspired, and ready to make a difference in rural communities. We wish you warmest greetings of the season and a joyous new year.

12/17/14

Since 2000 the federal government has helped counties that relied on the timber industry, but that program received no money in the end-of-year spending package Congress just approved.

12/02/14

Join with other community leaders at the Catalyzing Community Prosperity Conference for three days of exciting learning February 3-5, 2015 at the Oregon Garden in Silverton.

12/02/14

Today is #GivingTuesday. Help rural communities thrive and celebrate the spirit of giving.

12/01/14

Only two days left to register for the Northeast Oregon Economic Vitality Summit, Rethinking Local: Live, Invest, Grow, to be held December 10 in La Grande.

11/24/14

October was an encouraging month for Oregon's economy, but rural Oregon's economic problems won't be solved quickly. Business Oregon has been working on a goal to foster growth of industries with potential to deliver family-wage jobs to rural communities and also plant anchor employers in all regions of the state.

11/17/14

The Learn By Doing Grant Workshop is being offered to all nonprofit organizations in Clackamas, Hood, and Marion counties in the Spring of 2015.

11/14/14

This weekend we'll be delivering the Ford Institute Leadership Program in Applegate/Jacksonville and Stayton/Sublimity, and we'll be in Eugene for the Conference of Communities.

11/11/14

Application deadlines for Community Grants Program at Oregon Community Foundation have changed.

11/07/14

We're busy delivering the Ford Institute Leadership Program and Facilitation 101 training this weekend throughout Oregon.

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