Announces 2023 application periods

The Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation released the current stats and application periods for 2023 on January 5, 2023. The Crawford Partnership provides services, including programs, to Crawford County businesses.  One of our team members has taken advantage of this program earning two credentials and can share the value and ease of use of this program. For questions or additional details on TechCred please feel free to reach out the Partnership team at 419.563.1809 or

Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted, who serves as Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, today announced the results of November’s round of TechCred, in which 349 employers were approved for funding, providing the opportunity for Ohioans to earn 4,466 tech-focused credentials. This most recent round marks the 17th application period of the program with manufacturing topping the list of industries applying for tech-infused credentials.

“TechCred continues to grow and become a powerful tool for Ohio businesses and our workforce,’ said Lt. Governor Jon Husted. “The numbers speak volumes about how TechCred is succeeding in growing our workforce and upskilling Ohioans in today’s tech-infused economy.”

With the approvals announced today, a total of 2,173 Ohio employers have been approved for funding through the TechCred program, supporting the earning of 57,233 tech-focused credentials by employees.

This 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.

2023 Application Periods for TechCred:

January 3 – 31, 2023

March 1-31, 2023

May 1-31, 2023

July 3-31, 2023

September 1-29, 2023

November 1-30, 2023

As a reminder, the current application period for businesses opened January 3, 2023, and will close January 31, 2023, at 3:00 PM. Apply now at TechCred.Ohio.Gov.