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.


Why Join

News & Updates

  • Newsletter Archive

    View past OCCD newsletters.
  • Career Board

    View exciting job opportunities!

    View all RFQ/RFP documents here!
  • Rehab tracking software

    Harry Conard, Cuyahoga County is seeking a Request for Information about the names of rehabilitation tracking software companies. Do you happen to use one and would you more
  • Ohio Housing Trust Fund Cut Defeated - Thank You!

    Provided by Nate Coffman, Ohio CDC- Many thanks to all who weighed in by writing letters, sending e-mails, making calls and visits to their state legislators. more
  • Summer Annual Meeting and 50th Anniversary Celebration

    The OCCD staff and Board of Directors look forward to welcoming you to OCCDís Summer Quarterly Meeting and 50th Anniversary Celebration on July 29 and 30. We will meet at the Crowne Plaza Columbus North, 6500 Doubletree Avenue, in Columbus for a day and a half of networking, informational sessions, and a chance to renew and revive our commitment to our communities. You will leave with a fresh list of ideas and a breath of inspiration. 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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