Rural Resources

RDI is growing a collection of important information and tools to help rural communities thrive. Looking for a specific resource? Browse the list below to discover organizations, tools, programs, and more.

Business Oregon works to create, retain, expand and attract businesses that provide sustainable, living-wage jobs for Oregonians.

IRS Small Business Resources offer a broad range of resources across federal and state agencies, as well as industry/profession specific information for self-employed entrepreneurs, employers, and businesses.

Lakeview, OR

Lake County Resources Initiative (LCRI) aims to bring Lake County, Oregon both economic and environmental prosperity.

Oregon Economic Development Districts provide a cohesive network for delivery of economic development services on a regional basis to create healthy and sustainable communities and businesses.

The Oregon Small Business Development Center Network provides advising, training, online courses, and resources for businesses throughout the state.

Portland, OR

Oregon Solutions develops sustainable solutions to community-based problems that support economic, environmental, and community objectives.


The mission of the Resource Assistance for Rural Environments (RARE) Program is to increase the capacity of rural communities to improve their economic, social, and environmental conditions.

Hillsboro, OR

SOLVE is a statewide non-profit organization that takes action every day to keep Oregon clean and green.

Portland, OR

Sustainable Northwest brings people, ideas, and innovation together so that nature, local economies, and rural communities can thrive.


The American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA) is a non-profit organization helping communities launch and successfully operate "buy independent, buy local" campaigns and other initiatives.