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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!
  • OCCD Summer Annual Meeting

    OCCD Summer Annual Meeting

    The OCCD Staff and Board invite you to attend this year’s Summer Annual Meeting, which will be held on July 24th and 25th, 2019 at the Embassy Suites, Columbus (2886 Airport Drive, Columbus, OH 43219). This should be a great opportunity for us to expand our knowledge of community development through networking and informational sessions.  more
  • OHHN Spring Forum

    OHHN Spring Forum

    Who should Attend the OHHN Spring Forum? Anyone interested in healthy, safe and affordable housing is welcome to discover “bridges to healthy homes“ from educators, practitioners and peers. more
  • OCCD Foundation Annual Gold  Star Campaign

    OCCD Foundation Annual Gold Star Campaign

    The OCCD Foundation Annual "Gold Star" Fundraising Campaign is underway. 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

  • OCCD 2019 Summer Annual Meeting

    OCCD 2019 Summer Annual Meeting
    Jul 24, 2019
  • Determining Income and Allowances Training

    A fundamental component of using housing grant funds effectively is ensuring they target eligible households. Participants will learn how to effectively use the two definitions for annual income in Section 92.203 of the HOME Program Final Rule
    Sep 25, 2019
  • 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