Winston area residents are invited to join in a community-wide discussion on October 12 to help influence effective change in their downtown.


We are honored to have been named #8 in the medium sized organizations category of the Oregon Business 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon awards.


The one-day interactive summit, Homegrown Prosperity: Building a Better Creswell, brought together community members focused on the future of the community.


The economic landscape makes the most tangible shift when rural people move collectively to action, and this is the work that RDI has been focusing on these past 25 years.


The RDI Board of Directors is pleased to introduce Heidi Khokhar as our next Executive Director.


Oregon's Bay Area Community Leadership Cohort members celebrated their graduation with paint, rollers, measuring tape, and ladders as they finished improvements at Powers Elementary School.


The September 24 Creswell Economic Vitality Summit, Homegrown Prosperity: Building a Better Creswell, is a one-day interactive summit designed to bring community stakeholders together, generate new ideas, and move participants to action.


An article in the Ruralite Magazine spotlights RDI’s Rural Economic Vitality Program Coordinator Anne Mitchell and her passion for helping rural communities.


The Helping Small Towns Succeed Institute will be held in Wyoming in October to celebrate the Heartland Center for Leadership Development's 30th anniversary.


"The Grand Rural Oregon Experiment in Community Leadership Development" strengthened community leaders, organizations, and collaborations and is impacting community vitality.