We're honored to be a part of this opportunity and look forward to supporting inclusive entrepreneurship across rural Oregon with our partners, Kelley Nonprofit Consulting and Corvallis Foundry.


Apply now for the Pierce County Rural Community Leadership Program, kicking off in September 2019.


Recruitment is now open for the 3rd cohort of the Mason County, WA, Rural Community Leadership Program.


Successful efforts to develop the small-scale seafood value chain in Garibaldi and Tillamook County, Oregon, began with the region's introduction to the WealthWorks framework in 2013.


Join RDI and rural policy experts for Wednesday webinars this spring to learn about the rural impact of education, carbon emissions, and broadband legislation.

For the 2019 legislative session, RDI is holding a free webinar series to help untangle current legislation and how it may impact rural Oregon.

Both towns were accepted to the Oregon Main Street network at the Exploring Downtown level.


Rural communities have banded together, working to restore funding to support their entrepreneurs in Oregon’s small and remote places after the Governor’s 2019-2021 budget initially proposed cutting Business Oregon’s Rural Opportunity Initiative.

RDI’s Rural Community Leadership program in Mason County brought together rural Washington community members to learn to be leaders, create lifelong connections, and make a difference in their communities.

For the 2019 legislative session, RDI is kicking off our free webinar series with a focus on broadband.