The Learn By Doing Grant Writing Workshop is being offered to all nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies in Lake, Klamath, and Siskiyou counties in the fall of 2015.


The Oregon Community Foundation presents the Grantseekers Haiku Contest.


Ford Institute Community Ambassadors facilitate a regional gathering featuring Vaughn Grisham, social scientist and author of books regarding the Tupelo Model for community building.


The Oregon Economic Development Association is now accepting nominations for the 2015 OEDA Awards of Excellence in Economic Development.


In early July, thousands of Americans will visit to search for volunteer opportunities in rural communities and your organization or organizations near you can be represented.


Tom Gallagher, former Director of the Ford Institute for Community Building, offers a look into the rural town of Vernonia and the community's resilience after devastating floods in 2007.


RDI staff participated in a tour of community projects in Malheur County completed by Ford Institute Leadership Program cohorts over the past ten years.


Only a couple more days to enter for a chance to win the Regards to Rural Giveaway! Visit RDI's Facebook page for details.


Check out the May issue of our Powered by Rural newsletter which features some of our favorite projects, shines a light on rural, and lets you know what’s new at RDI.


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.