Inspiration, knowledge and data for all
Working together to make life better across our rural region requires more than grants. That’s why we’re invested in sharing research and data, practical community building tools, books to expand knowledge and connection, community-driven stories and so much more. We invite you to explore this full repository of resources.
News and Stories
Research and Publications
Oregon by the Numbers
The Oregon Voices survey is a first-of-its-kind statewide listening effort to understand the lived experiences of Oregonians from every corner of our state. Check out survey findings and ways to use the data.
Rural Community Building
Community building guides every aspect of our work at The Ford Family Foundation. Learn about the Community Building Approach, including what we call the “4Cs”: connections, capacity, community-led action and community building culture.