The IV 20/20 Community Vision and Strategic Plan is the product of collaboration by hundreds of Illinois Valley residents over a six month period in 2016.


IVCanDO thanks our sponsors for their generous support of this effort.


USDA – Oregon Rural Development

The Ford Family Foundation

Josephine County – Economic Development Fund

Illinois Valley Chamber of Commerce

Small Business Development Center – Rogue Community College

Oregon Caves National Monument & Preserve – National Park Service

Illinois Valley Community Development Organization



A community strategic plan must be:

  • a practical document that serves as a Guide for the whole community
  • a Map that helps all the partners and constituents understand what they are facing in the near future
  • and [identify] where the Major Challenges are, what Goals have been established, and what Actions will be taken to achieve annual objectives.


Inherent to the plan is the assumption that improvement can occur and that identified problems and needs will be successfully addressed. ~John F. Luthy, The Futures Corporation


Click here for the

Illinois Valley 20/20 Community Vision & Strategic Plan 2016-2020



Additional Resource Documents:

8 Forms of Community Wealth

20 Clues to Rural Community Survival

Rural Development Initiatives PowerPoint presentation of Strategic Planning events, focus group sessions and information from the first and second community surveys.












Illinois Valley Community Development Organization / 201 Caves Highway, Cave Junction, Oregon / 541-592-4440 / fax 541-592-4075