Welcome to OCCD

We are a 160+ member statewide association of community and economic development organizations, dedicated since 1965, to helping develop, implement and improve federal, state and local programs for community development. Beyond that, to develop and improve professional standards and practices across all phases of public administration related to community development.

Our members are community and economic development practitioners from Ohio 's cities, counties, villages, non-profit organizations and consulting firms.

We are proud of our website, so please visit OCCD online often! We will help you stay current, learn about our new programs and opportunities, acquire resources, and to more fully enjoy the benefits of participation in OCCD.


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News & Updates

  • Newsletter Archive

    View past OCCD newsletters.
  • Career Board

    View exciting job opportunities!

    View all RFQ/RFP documents here!
  • Senator George Voinovich to Receive OCCD Public Service Award

    Senator George Voinovich to Receive OCCD Public Service Award

    OCCD is pleased to announce its selection of Senator George Voinovich for the 2015 Public Service Award. Senator Voinovich will be accepting the award at the 2015 Spring Quarterly Meeting. The OCCD Public Service Award recognizes individuals who have devoted much of their life to the benefit of society through careers in community development in the public and/or private sectors. more
  • Spring Quarterly Meeting

    The OCCD staff and Executive Board look forward to welcoming you to the OCCD Spring Quarterly Meeting on April 29-30, 2015. We will meet at the Crowne Plaza Columbus North, 6500 Doubletree Avenue, Columbus, OH 43229 for a day and a half of networking, informational sessions, and a chance to renew and revive our commitment to our communities. more
  • OCCD Member Awards

    Nominations are now being accepted for OCCD Member Awards! Deadline: May 15, 2015 more

Ohio Conference of Community Development Public Service Scholarship

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The scholarship program was established by OCCD to honor two men who dedicated their careers to Public Service. 

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