Pasos al Éxito

Pasos al Éxito builds the entrepreneurial capacity of rural Latino community members.

Rural Community Leader's Toolbox

Is your community ready to work together and move forward with its priorities? Our customizable workshops can help.

25 Years of Helping Rural Communities Thrive

July marks RDI’s 25th anniversary of helping rural communities thrive.

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Join us on Thursday, April 27, at 12 noon for a Rural Economic Vitality Roadmap meeting at the Ontario Area Chamber of Commerce.


Register now for the Rural Skill Builder event on Saturday, May 13, in Vancouver, WA, to revitalize your community-building efforts, gain new skills, share your work, and reconnect with a network of rural leaders.


Registration is now open for the Learn By Doing - Grant Writing Workshop Series being offered this summer to all nonprofit organizations in Polk, Yamhill, Marion, and Tillamook Counties.

Let Us Help Your Community

Watch our video to discover how RDI’s programs and services strengthen rural communities by developing leaders and moving communities to action towards economic vitality. 

Our Projects

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