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Program Highlights

The Fuel Assistance program helps many households every winter.

Program Year 2014-2015
Description Amount
Applications Taken: 41,328
Applications Certified: 35,073
Average Obligated Benefit Amount: $663
New Hampshire Base Grant $25,749,807
Total Funding Available for Admin and Benefits PY 15: $25,749,807
PY 15 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 200% FPG $3.60 per gallon
Program Year 2013-2014
Description Amount
Applications Taken: 41,774
Applications Certified: 36,011
Average Obligated Benefit Amount: $658
New Hampshire Base Grant: $25,536,004
Total Funding Available for Admin and Benefits PY 14: $25,536,004
PY 14 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 200% FPG $3.60 per gallon
Program Year 2012-2013
Description Amount
Applications Taken: 45,662
Applications Certified: 36,805
Average Obligated Benefit Amount: $732
New Hampshire Base Grant: $24,321,370
Total Funding Available for Admin and Benefits PY 13: $24,321,370
PY 13 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 200% FPG $3.60 per gallon
Program Year 2011-2012
Description Amount
Applications Taken: 46,582
Applications Certified: 38,021
Average Obligated Benefit Amount: $730
New Hampshire Base Grant: $26,055,007
Total Funding Available for Admin and Benefits PY 2010-2011: $26,055,007
PY 12 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 200% FPG $3.78 per gallon
Program Year 2010-2011
Description Amount
Applications Taken: 54,449
Applications Certified: 45,252
Average Obligated Benefit Amount: $688
New Hampshire Base Grant: $34,255,054
February Contingency Funds: $1,795,158
Total Funding Available for Admin and Benefits PY 12: $36,050,212
PY 11 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 200% FPG $3.26 per gallon
Program Year 2009-2010
Description Amount
Applications Taken: 54,445
Applications Certified: 47,215
Average Obligated Benefit Amount: $925
New Hampshire Base Grant: $34,112,375
February Contingency Funds: $2,511,656
Total Funding Available for Admin and Benefits PY 10: $36,624,031
PY 10 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 60% SMI plus a 1/2 supplemental benefit for households heating with deliverable fuel. $2.59 per gallon
Program Year 2008-2009
Description Amount
Applications Taken: 52,145
Applications Certified: 44,425
Average Obligated Benefit Amount: $929
New Hampshire Base Grant: $34,149,501
Contingency Funds (2008 funds released in September 2008 to be used in PY 2009): $3,192,599
October Contingency Funds: $13,624,352
Total Funding Available for Admin and Benefits PY 2008-2009: $50,966,452
PY 09 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 60% SMI, an additional full supplemental benefit for households heating with deliverable fuel, and an incentive payment for households with no past due at the end of the year. $2.94 per gallon

NH Office of Energy and Planning
Governor Hugh J. Gallen State Office Park
Johnson Hall, 3rd Floor  |  107 Pleasant Street  |  Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2155  |  fax: (603) 271-2615