WealthWorks Northwest

WealthWorks improves rural livelihoods with an innovative approach to economic development that creates lasting wealth in rural communities.

Regards to Rural 2015

Register now and join us in June in beautiful central Oregon to renew your energy, share practices, and spark innovative ideas for strengthening your rural community.

Pasos al Éxito

Pasos al Éxito provides financial and entrepreneurial skills and resources to rural Latinos.

Latest News


Public hearing for House Bill 3526, a rare opportunity that has potential to impact Oregon's rural communities, will be held April 17.


The Sandy-Government Camp Ford Institute Leadership Program cohort chose AntFarm’s bottles and cans program as its class project. AntFarm is a nonprofit organization which helps youth and elderly people in the community.


Cohort members of the South Lincoln Ford Institute Leadership Program selected a mosaic art bench and planter project for their class project.

Let Us Help Your Community

Watch our video to discover how RDI builds leadership networks and communities, helping people realize the potential for success and vitality where they live. 

Our Projects

During the four sessions, participants actively work on elements of grant proposals and practice skills between sessions. Through the program, participants network with other local grant writers and build relationships for future work. They have the opportunity to meet with funders and hear... Learn more

The Ford Institute Leadership Program, designed and delivered by RDI, serves rural communities in Oregon and Siskiyou County, California, through a five-year series of training programs based on the belief that vital rural communities develop from a broad base of knowledgeable, skilled, and... Learn more