Preparing a Successful Bid for State Capital Budget Dollars

In partnership with Heritage Ohio and the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission, Greater Ohio Policy Center hosted a webinar providing communities with a “101 on the Capital Budget”, and examples of small communities utilizing capital budget dollars for thoughtfully-planned projects, including their planning steps and process to secure funds.

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Civic Capacity: Building the Foundation for Revitalization

In conjunction with J.P. Morgan Chase, Greater Ohio Policy Center hosted a free webinar to share concrete steps stakeholders can take to strengthen local civic capacity and leverage it for impact in their community. The webinar brought together experts in local government, finance, and community development to share strategies for success.

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Preserving Our Neighborhoods: An Educational Webinar on HB 463

During the Webinar, panelists discussed new provisions enacted by HB 463 and what they mean for neighborhood stabilization and economic development.

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Webinar on Ohio’s Small and Mid-Sized Legacy Cities

In conjunction with the Ohio CDC Association, Greater Ohio Policy Center (GOPC) co-hosted a Webinar that examined how smaller legacy cities, from Akron to Zanesville, have fared over the last 15 years.

GOPC shared findings from its recent report on how these cities’ economic conditions compare to Ohio’s larger legacy cities and Columbus. The presentation also focused on best practices that smaller legacy cities throughout the Midwest and Northeast used to jumpstart revitalization and that local community and economic development practitioners can catalyze and implement.

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Webinars for Commercial Vacant Property Redevelopment

Greater Ohio Policy Center, in partnership with the Ohio CDC Association, presented four webinars in the summer of 2015 that explained how to accomplish various aspects of commercial vacant property redevelopment and commercial district revitalization in legacy communities.

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