For years, communities working to improve their economy have struggled with the forces of gentrification. In this workshop, we will explore how to define and measure gentrification, and practical tools to promote inclusive neighborhood development.
This webinar will cover:
History of land banking
Why land banks were established in Ohio
Legislative powers and restrictions of Ohio land banks
The development of TNP and the TCLRC through a shared vision
Challenges of vacant, abandoned properties and the tools land banks have to combat these issues
Establishing effective partnerships between CDCs, community groups and housing associations with land banks
Success and failures of projects and programs related to TNP and TCLRC
If your organization has an existing microbusiness development program or if you want to learn more about microbusiness development in Ohio, don't miss this summit!
Join us for a day of informative sessions, discussion, and networking with microbusiness program providers throughout the state.
The Empowering Communities Grant Challenge opportunity will provide funding for innovative solutions to unique community challenges that involve the social determinants of health. Register for this webinar to learn more about this brand new funding opportunity for OCDCA members.
This webinar will focus on AmeriCorps VISTA history and mission; the Ohio CDC Association’s AmeriCorps VISTA program goals; requirements of Ohio CDC Association AmeriCorps VISTAs sub-sites; and how to become a Ohio CDC Association AmeriCorps VISTA sub-site.
Join us for the upcoming Ohio Microbusiness Summit, where microbusiness practitioners from around Ohio convene to share experiences, and gain knowledge to improve their programs. Whether you have a microbusiness development program or are planning to start one, this summit will provide ample opportunity to network and gain understanding about running a successful program.
Join Ohio CDC Association at its 33rd annual conference as we explore The Glass City under the theme Glass Half Full, Resilience in the Face of Adversity. It will be held at the newly renovated Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel, with its beautiful views of the river and downtown Toledo. Explore the the city and its wave of redevelopment and culture of creative placemaking. Learn from the many workshops, featuring experts from Washington DC, Chicago, Detroit, and more! Come network with over 250 community development practitioners from around Ohio and other parts of the Midwest.
Advanced Real Estate Development will provide an intensive look at how developers, investors and lenders look at real estate investment including development of the financial performance, calculating the debt capacity for a project, and overall financial feasibility.
Cost is $15 for OCDCA members and $30 for non-members. Lunch will be provided.
Meet and network with other OCDCA members and join us for a discussion on community engagement!
Many rural areas are not adequately served by local contractors. Gaps in capacity, trade expertise, and quality performance often exist. Such gaps necessitate bringing in outside contractors. This webinar will go over how to navigate finding, evaluating, and retaining the best contractor for your organization's development projects.
Meet and network with other OCDCA members and join us for a discussion on community economic development!
Loveland Technologies is very happy to share the public release of 3csmapping.com, featuring their next generation of city mapping and property dashboards. This webinar will contain an overview of this project, its features, and how organizations and individuals in the 3Cs can use it.
This year, Ohio CDC Association is partnering with Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) to bring the National Development Council (NDC) Economic Development Finance Training to Ohio. OCDCA will be giving out subsidized scholarships for 12 participants. With this scholarships, the participants will only pay $350 dollars for the entire class. Scholarship recipients must be current OCDCA members.
Join OCDCA for this free training as we discuss the nutz & boltz of starting an Individual Development Account (IDA) Program through OCDCA's Assets Ohio Project. IDAs are matched savings accounts for low-to-moderate income individuals to save for a first time home purchase, post-secondary education, or small business.
Meet and network with other OCDCA members and join us for a discussion on financial empowerment!
Come to find out what is new and more efficient when working with Individual Development Accounts. You will also be afforded methods to troubleshoot common challenges that you may be facing. This technical assistance and training event will be provided by AFI via support from CFED consultants and content area experts.