Lifting All Boats in Northwest Oregon

Successful WealthWorks efforts to develop the small-scale seafood value chain in Garibaldi and Tillamook County, Oregon.

Pasos al Éxito

Pasos al Éxito builds the entrepreneurial capacity of rural Latino community members.

RDI Again Named a 100 Best Nonprofit

We are honored to have ranked in Oregon Business Magazine's "100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon."

Latest News


Apply now for Washington's Pierce County/White River Plateau Rural Community Leadership Program, kicking off in September 25.


Register now for the Rural Community Engagement Project this fall in Coos Bay/North Bend.


Rural Skill Builder is coming to Burns October 17-18.

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Watch our video to discover how RDI’s programs and services strengthen rural communities by developing leaders and moving communities to action towards economic vitality. 

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Are you interested in implementing a long-term economic development strategy in your community? We are here to help. The key to business vitality is having a strong, locally-owned business base that has the capacity to endure and grow in today’s rapidly changing economy. While every rural business... Learn more
Are you ready to take responsibility for the economic health and future of your town? Rural Economic Vitality Roadmaps will take your community through a three-part process to create an action-oriented roadmap to economic success. We believe big things happen in small places when communities... Learn more