Just in: The 13th application period for Ohio TechCred will open March 1 and close on March 31, according to a recent press release sent out by Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted and Director, the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation.
The 2022 application dates will open on a bi-monthly basis. Below is the schedule.
- Round 13: March 1 - 31
- Round 14: May 2 - May 31
- Round 15: July 1 - 29
- Round 16: September 1 - 30
- Round 17: November 1 - 30
According to a recent press release:
"The Ohio TechCred program helps businesses address their workforce needs by upskilling current and prospective employees. Businesses of all sizes, from any industry, are eligible for up to $30,000 per round and up to $180,000 per year."
According to another recent press release:
The January round of TechCred marked the 12th round of the program. On March 3, Lt. Governor Husted announced that 370 Ohio employers were approved for funding, resulting in Ohio employees earning up to 4,434 technology-focused credentials. Businesses of all sizes are utilizing the program, with 116 new employers joining the program for the first time this round.
“Today we are allocating over $5 million in TechCred funding, the most ever requested or awarded in one application period,” said Lt. Governor Husted. “Demand is growing, and TechCred is helping businesses and thousands of Ohioans become more competitive, delivering on our administration’s commitment to support efforts that upskill our current workforce in preparation for a more tech-focused economy.”
With the approvals announced March 3, a total of 1,728 Ohio employers have been approved for funding over the span of the program, supporting the earning of 36,703 tech-focused credentials by Ohio employees.
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