Register Now for Rural Skill Builder: Southwest Oregon

Join with others in the region for the December 2 Rural Skill Builder in Cottage Grove.

Interested in Leading Your Community to Economic Vitality?

If your community is interested in learning how it fares economically, contact us to learn more about our free State of Rural Conversation Series.

Save the Date for Regards to Rural 2018

Mark your calendar and join us May 18-20, 2018, for Regards to Rural: We Are Better Together, Bridges Between Rural and Urban.

Latest News

11/08/17

There are still a few spots open for our Pasos al Éxito Money Smart training in Tillamook, a course which helps participants improve financial skills and create positive banking relationships.

11/07/17

Skamania County residents who want to make a difference in their communities are encouraged to apply for the Rural Community Leadership Program.

11/07/17

Greater Palouse-area residents who want to make a difference in their communities are encouraged to apply for the Rural Community Leadership Program.

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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