Application and Review Process

Updated June 3, 2021

  • The Management Council of the Ohio Educational Computer Network (MCOECN)  will make available the online application for twenty business days beginning the week of October 4, 2021.
  • District staff complete applications through the Ohio K-12 Programs portal.
  • All subsidy applications must be completed and  submitted  through  the Ohio K-12 Programs portal by twenty business days after the application opens. No applications will be accepted after that date.
  • Program Administrator will begin reviewing applications approved by the ITCs as soon as the application is made available to districts during the week of October 4, 2021.
  • District staff may check on the status of their district's application at any time by logging into the Ohio K-12 Help portal.
  • Awarded applications will be communicated to the Ohio Department of Education on a weekly basis beginning the end of October, 2021.
  • Applications will be processed by December, 2021.
  • Funds for approved applications will be distributed periodically by the Ohio Department of Education once the approval process begins.
  • The entire amount of funding must be encumbered on or before June 30, 2022.
  • All funds must be liquidated on or before September 30, 2022.

Please note: While entities will only have to apply once, payments will be made bi-annually, with the first payment of the award being processed after the application is approved and the second payment of the award being processed in Spring, 2022.

Last Modified: 6/4/2021 1:40:18 PM