It’s a critical time for rural America.
Strategies to support rural people, organizations, and economies.
Online conference October 8-9, with pre-session October 7.
Read about what's happening in rural communities throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
RDI’s programs center around the mission to create thriving rural communities.
Meet RDI’s rural experts.
RDI works in rural communities throughout the Pacific Northwest.
"Dare I say that if they were a rainbow, I'd be heading to one end with a bucket, that's how valuable their work is."
-RDI Program Participant
Our stories and announcements highlight some of our favorite projects from living and working in rural, shine a light on rural, and let you know what's happening in rural communities throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond.