Leadership training, length of service in the field, and mentorship by leaders in rural development have all prepared Heidi Khokhar for leading through transition.


RDI's First Impressions program is helping Grants Pass create quick action plans to further support the vitality of local businesses and the community.


Today we say goodbye to RDI Executive Director Craig Smith as he retires after a 25-year journey with RDI and rural communities across the Pacific Northwest.


Tom Gallagher, former Director of the Ford Institute for Community Building, was honored for his lasting contribution to public service excellence at PSU's Celebrating Public Service event.


As he looks toward retirement in April, RDI's Executive Director Craig Smith reflects on the last 25 years with RDI and rural communities around the northwest.


RDI has trained hundreds of leaders in Southern Oregon communities and we are continuing to work with those communities to help them on the road to community vitality.


Participants of RDI's Pasos al Éxito: Steps to Success program will hold a grand opening of their new businesses in Redmond on March 29.


We invite teams of entrepreneurs and economic development leaders to submit proposals for WealthWorks Northwest in Idaho.


Share what matters to women and girls in Eastern Oregon at a town hall on April 28 in Ontario.


Regards to Rural and the Eastern Oregon Nonprofit Conference are coming together this summer in Ontario. Join us in June to celebrate rural communities and nonprofits as two of Oregon’s signature conferences join forces for one big event.