Rural Resources

RDI is growing a collection of important information and tools to help rural communities thrive. Looking for a specific resource? Browse the list below to discover organizations, tools, programs, and more.

Salem, OR

Business Oregon works to create, retain, expand and attract businesses that provide sustainable, living-wage jobs for Oregonians.

Online

Land Link connects new and retiring farmers for farm transitions that benefit everyone involved.

Online

This guidebook and readiness assessment tool were developed by the Oregon Economic and Community Development Department (OECDD) to help communities assess their business and community development capacity and to identify next steps in achieving their development goals.

Online

FoodHub gathers professional food buyers, wholesale producers, distributors and industry suppliers in one dynamic community.

Lakeview, OR

Lake County Resources Initiative (LCRI) aims to bring Lake County, Oregon both economic and environmental prosperity.

Statewide

Oregon Economic Development Districts provide a cohesive network for delivery of economic development services on a regional basis to create healthy and sustainable communities and businesses.

Statewide

Oregon Microenterprise Network (OMEN) is a statewide association of microenterprise development programs and their supporters.

Statewide

The Oregon Small Business Development Center Network provides advising, training, online courses, and resources for businesses throughout the state.

Portland, OR

Oregon Solutions develops sustainable solutions to community-based problems that support economic, environmental, and community objectives.

The Regards to Rural conference is the signature event hosted by Rural Development Initiatives.

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