John Fullerton of the Capital Institute presents at the ORA Annual Meeting in 2010The following links are resources we recommend for working on behalf of strong rural economies. Some are organizations with whom we’ve partnered and others are whose work we’ve admired and has shown benefit to us. Please explore these resources and join us in building strong local and rural economies.

  • Wallowa Resources (Enterprise, OR) – Working to develop, promote, and implement innovative solutions to help the people of Wallowa County and the Intermountain West sustain and improve their communities and their lands.
  • Community Solutions, Inc. (Enterprise, OR) – The for-profit subsidiary of Wallowa Resources, providing capital, business services and technical support to create and support businesses that generate benefits to the community and the environment.
  • Ecotrust – Working to inspire fresh thinking that creates economic opportunity, social equity and environmental well-being.
  • Sustainable Northwest – Providing dedicated, nonpartisan support for a community-oriented, conservation-based economy in the West.
  • Capital Institute – A non-partisan, transdisciplinary think tank stimulating the interaction and action of leaders, scholars, and society by raising awareness of the need to harness the power of capital and markets to advance a just, resilient, and sustainable economic system that will improve lives and preserve the planet.