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A Partner in Your Community's  Development Goals

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Ohio Conference of Community Development

You care about your community and show tireless effort to help it thrive. But when your agency’s goals become unclear or overwhelming, you need a guide to highlight a clear path forward. With access to the right tools and reliable resources, you can overcome challenges efficiently and confidently. The OCCD can help.

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Sometimes having a guide is all it takes. Find out if OCCD can point you in the right direction for the next steps you need to take in your community and economic development goals.

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Learn and share opportunities offered through workshops, conferences, training events, the forum, and more for continued economic and community improvement in your area.

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News and Updates

OCCD 2021 Fall Meeting

September 27, 2021

The Fall Annual Meeting is now visible on the horizon, and while we at OCCD miss the camaraderie and networking we do when we meet in person, we believe we need to continue our conferences online to keep everyone safe.

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Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Grant

August 4, 2021

Governor Mike DeWine last week announced the launch of the Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Grant program to help fund important water and wastewater infrastructure projects throughout Ohio.

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A Tribute to Fritz Leighty

July 6, 2021

Fritz Made It to the Final End Zone - Francis Xavier Leighty left the field on June 21, 2021 with Judy, his childhood sweetheart and wife of 60 years by his side; they met in kindergarten.  He was born in 1941 in a Mississippi River town – Alton, Illinois – not far from St. Louis.

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Upcoming Events

Financial Management of Grant Funds

December 7, 2021

Registration is open!

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Getting Ready for the Audit

December 15, 2021

The Ohio Department of Development is conducting a financial compliance audit of the federal and state grants they awarded to you.  Now what do you do? 

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Housing Rehab Specialist Training

January 4, 2022

OCCD will present the Housing Rehab Specialist Training Series, starting in January 2022. The schedule will be determined and shared as soon as it is available.

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OCCD 2022 Virtual Winter Meeting

January 26, 2022

OCCD 2022 Virtual Winter Meeting

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IRS 1040 Method - Income Determinations

February 23, 2022

Registration will open in early January, 2022.

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Part 5 Income Determination

March 10, 2022

Registration will be open in early January 2022.

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Income and Assets in a Tech Driven Economy

March 23, 2022

Registration will be opened in early January 2022.

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OCCD 2022 Spring Meeting

April 27, 2022

OCCD 2022 Spring Meeting - One Day In-Person Event

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OCCD 2022 Summer Annual Meeting

July 27, 2022

OCCD 2022 Summer Annual Meeting - Two Day In-Person Event

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OCCD 2022 Fall Meeting

October 27, 2022

OCCD 2022 Fall Meeting - One Day In-Person Event

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