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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    City of Xenia    Community Development & Downtown Coordinator
   Ken Lengieza    Marion County RPC     Director
   Lucie McMahon         CDC of Ohio, Inc.    Assistant Planner
   Brian Iorio    City of Euclid    Special Projects Coordinator
   Erin Jeffries    City of Dayton    Community Development Manager
   Tawana Jones    Montgomery County      CED Operations Manager


Contact Information

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


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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