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Welcome to OCCD

We are a 175+ 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!
  • RFQ/RFP

    View all RFQ/RFP documents here!
  • The Cat Lady's Apprentice

    Read Jack Riordan's blog here!
  • Fall Quarterly Meeting

    Where did the summer go? It seems like just yesterday that the spring flowers were blooming and now it is fall! The arrival of fall is also a reminder that the 2019 Fall Quarterly meeting is coming up. more
  • OHHN - Home Sweet Home - Practical Approaches for Keeping Homes Healthy & Safe

    Ohio Healthy Homes Network Fall Forum is Tuesday, October 1, 2019 from 9:00 to 3:30 at the Ohio Department of Agriculture's Office in Reynoldsburg.  This forum will cover a number of threats to healthy housing in Ohio including lead-based paint poisoning, household pests, mold and asthma triggers. more
  • ODSA PY 2020 - 2024 Needs Survey

    The Ohio Development Services Agency is conducting surveys to determine the housing, homeless and community development needs as the state begins the planning process for the 5 Year Consolidated Plan covering the period of PY 2020 - 2024. 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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Upcoming Events

  • HOME Written Agreements

    A one day training covering the HOME requirements for written agreements.
    Oct 29, 2019
  • OCCD 2019 Fall Meeting

    OCCD 2019 Fall Meeting Embassy Suites, Corporate Exchange Drive, Columbus, Ohio October 30-31, 2019
    Oct 30, 2019