The program helps businesses address their workforce needs by funding training opportunities to upskill current or prospective employees
Lt. Gov. Jon Husted has announced that 398 businesses were approved for funding through the November round of TechCred, providing the opportunity for Ohioans to earn 5,925 tech-focused credentials. This round marks the most credentials approved in a single funding round, surpassing the previous highest of 5,289 credentials in September of 2023.
TechCred helps businesses address their workforce needs by funding training opportunities to upskill current or prospective employees. Businesses of all sizes from any industry are eligible to receive up to $30,000 per application period and up to $180,000 per year in reimbursement when credentials are earned. This round, artificial intelligence (AI) credentials were one of the top credentials requested, highlighting the need within the business community for AI-related training for their workforce.
Individuals and training providers interested in learning more about the program can visit TechCred.Ohio.Gov.