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Welcome to OCCD

We are a 160+ member statewide association of community and economic development professionals, 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!
  • Fall Agenda 2014

    The OCCD staff and Executive Board look forward to welcoming you to OCCD’s Fall Quarterly Meeting on October 29-30th. We will meet at the Holiday Inn Columbus Downtown – Capital Square, 175 East Town Street, in Columbus for a day and a half of networking, informational sessions, and a chance to renew and revive our commitment to our communities. more
  • Thank You to OCCD

    Officers and Members of OCCD, Thank You Jack more

Ohio Conference of Community Development Public Service Scholarship

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