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Mission Statement

The Ohio Conference of Community Development Foundation shall promote the future of community and economic development through academic scholarships to students and young professionals pursuing degrees in related fields; advocate for research to improve and strengthen the lives and futures of Ohio citizens within their communities; and develop and offer educational opportunities to further member’s knowledge of issues and practices in the community and economic development field.

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About Us

The Ohio Conference of Community Development Foundation Board includes representative members from around the state.  The Board Members are:

Thomas Kroma        Mercy Health - Toledo         Director of Economic Development
Mary Crockett        
Ken Lengieza    Marion County RPC     Director
Brian Iorio    City of Cleveland Heights    CDBG Coordinator
Erin Jeffries    City of Dayton    Community Development Manager
Tawana Jones    Montgomery County      CED Operations Manager
Hannah Diewald    CDC of Ohio, Inc.    Associate Urban Planner

 

Contact Information

Address    Ohio Conference of Community Development Foundation
     P. O. Box 776
     Urbana, OH  43078
   
Telephone    (937) 652-3523
   
Email     office@occd.org

   



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

  • Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Training

    Learn the process for conducting a comprehensive Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI) in compliance with HUD requirements, given the indefinite suspension of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) Rule.
    Apr 8, 2019
  • Ohio Public Construction Contracting 101

    This program covers fundamentals of constructing local government improvements in Ohio, including pre-planning, selecting a project delivery method, hiring design professionals, bidding, and insurance and bonding. Registration deadline: April 12, 2019.
    Apr 23, 2019
  • OCCD 2019 Spring Meeting

    2019 Spring Quarterly Meeting Agenda
    Apr 24, 2019
  • Ohio Civil Rights Fair Housing Training

    Fair Housing Training provided by Ronnell Tomlinson, Director of Housing Enforcement & Mediation, Ohio Civil Rights Commission. Registration deadline: April 12, 2019.
    Apr 25, 2019
  • OCCD 2019 Summer Annual Meeting

    Jul 24, 2019
  • OCCD 2019 Fall Meeting

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