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."

Pasos al Éxito

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

Bridging Rural and Urban at R2R 2018

Tremendous thanks to everyone who made this year's Regards to Rural conference a huge success.

Latest News

10/12/18

Are you a CPA or financial professional familiar with the nonprofit world of accounting and passionate about rural? Join RDI's Board of Directors.

10/08/18

Join us October 10 for an Economic Vitality Roadmap Action Planning meeting.

10/05/18

We are honored to have ranked #27 in the small-sized nonprofits category of Oregon Business Magazine's "100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon."

Let Us Help Your Community

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. 

Our Projects

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