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The Texas Industry Partnership program is a match grant program that supports training for high demand jobs. The program leverages funds from the Workforce Opportunity and Innovation Act (WIOA) with industry partner funds.

Matching funds must support certain WIOA activities and focus on High Demand/Target Occupations. This is determined by the Boards and or the occupations in the Governor's target industries.

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Education & Training

Program Details

Current industries targeted by the Office of the Governor are:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Aerospace, Aviation and Defense
  • Biotechnology and Life Sciences
  • Energy
  • Information Technology
  • Petroleum Refining and Chemical Products
  • Corporate Services
  • Creative Industry 

Allowable activities include:

  • Participant recruitment
  • Skills assessment
  • Job search
  • Job referral
  • Equipment
  • Training /Mentoring 
  • Support services

Allowable use of Leveraged Funds can support training or training-related costs. Examples of training-related costs include:

  • Instructor salaries
  • Supplies
  • Tuition for training
  • Minor renovations
  • Assistance with transportation
  • Assistance with educational testing
  • Reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities
  • Payments and fees for employment and training-related applications, tests, and certifications 
  • Payment for a capital project regarding a training facility
  • Outreach activities 

How to Apply

Organizations interested in partnering for a grant should use the TIP Application link in the Resources section above to apply. Once completed and signed, please send the application to your Outreach Team member.

Funds are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Board is encouraged to submit an application by June 1st to be considered for that fiscal year.