Training and Technical Assistance

Scholarships Available for NDC Housing Development Finance Professional (HDFP) Certification Program

Ohio CDC Association is partnering with Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) to bring the National Development Council (NDC) Housing Development Finance Training to Ohio.

NDC offers this nationally renowned training program that builds the development finance capacity for professionals working at every level and for every sector of the economic, housing and community development profession.

NDC's courses are intense and rigorous, with as many classroom hours as an average college course, plus homework and, in certification courses, a final examination administered on the last day of each class.

Course instructors include community and economic development officials, former bankers, developers, entrepreneurs and government agency leaders. Instructors are members of NDC's team of development finance specialists who impart real-world knowledge in the classroom.

Normally, the price to attend an entire NDC series is $5,500. OCDCA will be giving out subsidized scholarships for 6 participants. With this scholarships, the participants will only pay $500 dollars for the entire class. Scholarship recipients must be current OCDCA members.

Members who are not selected for the scholarship can attend at the discounted price of $2,500, and will receive a discount code separately to do so.

The courses will be in Columbus. View the descriptions.
Class 1- HD410: April 2 – 5; State Library- Boardroom
Class 2- HD420: June 17 – 21; Jerry Hammond Center
Class 3- HD422: August 12 – 16; State Library- Boardroom
Class 4- HD430: October 28 – November 1; State Library- Conference Room D

Scholarship applications are due March 13, 2019.

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Ohio CDC Association Trainings

To support strategies for comprehensive community development, organizations' current needs, reliable information, and expertise to ensure CDC initiatives are executed at the highest level, OCDCA offers a variety of training and professional development opportunities. Designed to help our members make the most of their organizations' talent and resources, we deliver 10-15 days of training per year on topics including, but not limited to, community development, economic development, affordable housing, financial empowerment, food access, real estate, finance, project development, leadership, and management. The format of the training varies from webinars to one-day workshops to two- and four-day intensive training.

OCDCA also hosts regional membership meetings that provide our members opportunities to network with one another and meet with industry leaders who provide important information and listen to their concerns.

For specific questions regarding upcoming community development training, training sponsorship opportunities, or to register for an upcoming training, please contact Melissa Miller at (614) 461-6392, ext. 209. Please note that training events are only added to the calendar after dates have been finalized.