Regional Transportation Planning Organizations (RTPO) were created by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to assist with planning and providing input from local stakeholders which helps to build a robust regional transportation system. OVRDC is one of six RTPOs in Ohio serving different geographic regions of the state. Every five years RTPOs prepare a Comprehensive […]
Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission
OVRDC is a regional partnership dedicated to the development of Southern Ohio. We coordinate federal, state and local resources to serve members from twelve counties.
PRESS RELEASE: ARC Awards OVRDC an INvestments Supporting Partnerships In Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE) Grant
OVRDC to INSPIRE Recovery to Work Initiative “Southern Ohio Employer Resource Network” with Regional Community Action Partners Waverly, Ohio – Last week, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awarded more than $9.4 million to 30 projects through INvestments Supporting Partnerships In Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE), an initiative addressing Appalachia’s substance abuse crisis by creating or expanding a recovery ecosystem leading to workforce entry or re-entry. The […]
ARC Releases New Study on Appalachian Tourism Extending Our Welcome Trends and Strategies for Tourism in Appalachia found that most of Appalachia’s 420 counties experience modest levels of tourism, and often struggle to strengthen this sector due to lack of capacity and resources. To help those areas better establish tourism infrastructure and support more vibrant asset-based economies, the […]
The Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund Grant Opportunity is Now Accepting Applications At this year’s County Caucus meetings, OVRDC Executive Director John Hemmings shared information about the Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund with attendees. The Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund to Support Partnership in Appalachian Ohio was created to honor the legacy of Don Myers […]
The ARC Pre-Application Period is Now Open! OVRDC is now accepting pre-applications for ARC funding. Please utilize the documents below to complete your pre-application. All completed documents should be submitted electronically to OVRDC ARC Program Manager Jessica Keeton at firstname.lastname@example.org. Jessica is also available if you have any questions or concerns at 740-947-2853. ARC 2016-2020 Strategic […]