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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!
  • RFQ/RFP

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

    Read Jack Riordan's blog here!
  • 2018 Fall Quarterly Meeting

    2018 Fall Quarterly Meeting

    The OCCD Staff and Board invite you to attend this year's Fall Quarterly Meeting, which will be held on October 24th and 25th, 2018 at the Crowne Plaza North (6500 Doubletree Avenue Columbus, Ohio). This should be a great opportunity for us to expand our knowledge of community development through networking and informational sessions. more
  • Don Corley retires from WSOS after years of service in Community Action

    Don Corley retires from WSOS after years of service in Community Action

    After nearly 45 years working in community action, Don Corley of WSOS Community Action Commission is retiring. Throughout his long career, Don has been a strong advocate for low-income residents in communities served by WSOS. 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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