These stories have been submitted as recognition for a rural community builder’s amazing efforts in their county. We hope you find them inspiring.
You can add to the inspiration by sharing your own story here.
Click the pins on the map to preview rural community builder stories from Oregon and Siskiyou County, California.
Rural community builder is an effort guided by the Rural Community Building department of The Ford Family Foundation, and a working team of rural residents. We are based in Roseburg, OR.
The views expressed by community members via these recognitions are not necessarily those of The Ford Family Foundation.
Photography by John & Judy Waller • Angie Sillonis • Alicia Flory