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Request for Proposals (RFP)

For SUNY and SUNY-affiliated Institutions

The Offshore Wind Training Institute (OWTI) seeks to provide grants to entities within or affiliated with the State University of New York (SUNY) system that will accelerate the development of an offshore wind workforce for the New York offshore wind industry. Doing so will directly support the State of New York in developing a diverse and highly qualified local workforce capable of constructing, manufacturing, installing, operating, and maintaining offshore wind farms, in addition to performing electrical grid integration, storage, and other onshore projects. 

Press Release 2/09/2024Governor Hochul Announces $4 Million in Grants for Offshore Wind Training and Workforce Development

Round Two is now closed. 

Round Two is closed. 

Important Dates

  • Proposals due: Closed

  • Earliest start date for new awards: January 1, 2024 

  • End date for all awards: June 30, 2025 
OWTI RFP Solicitation
OWTI RFP Solicitation #2