Training and Technical Assistance

Scholarships Available for NCRC Conference

The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), an Ohio CDC Association partner, is hosting the Just Economy Conference March 11 - 13, 2019 in Washington, DC.

The Just Economy Conference is a national event for community, policy, government and business leaders who work for fairness in banking, housing and business.

Scholarships Available

Ohio CDC Association is pleased to award a limited number of scholarships, which will be randomly selected from interested members.

Selected members will receive a $500 scholarship to help you pay for the discounted registration of $149 and support your other expenses to attend the conference.

To be considered for a registration scholarship, please email Lisa Much, expressing your interest, by Wednesday, January 23rd at noon. Only people from current members in good standing may be selected for a scholarship.

What You’ll Get Out of It

In addition to meeting practitioners from around the country, you'll be able to learn and experience:

  • A wide range of sessions on community organizing and advocacy, housing, access to capital and credit, workforce and community development, fair lending, and business development

  • Experts and advocates sharing new developments, best practices, and innovative ideas for community reinvestment

  • Keynote addresses from prominent officials and leaders

  • NCRC's Hill Day

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.