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The Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program

Category: Workforce

This is an employer-driven program designed to provide direct financial assistance to train workers and improve the economic competitiveness of Ohio’s employers. The Voucher Program is designed to offset a portion, via reimbursement, of the employer’s costs to upgrade the skills of its incumbent workforce. The Voucher Program will provide reimbursement to eligible employers for specific training costs accrued during the course of training. Eligible employers must demonstrate that by receiving funding assistance through the Voucher Program that their business will not only obtain a skilled workforce but will improve their company processes and competitiveness. Each employer (identified by Federal Employee Identification Number/FEIN) will be eligible for up to $500,000 in assistance per fiscal year.


an eligible employer must operate as a for-profit entity in a state designated targeted industry with a facility located in Ohio that has been in continuous operation for the 12 months immediately prior to the application submittal.

Targeted industries are:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Aerospace and Aviation
  • Automotive
  • BioHealth
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Food Processing
  • Information Technology and Services
  • Polymers and Chemicals

Click here to learn more about the Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program.


Shannon Vanderpool
Office of Strategic Business Investments
77 South High Street, 29th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 644-8560