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Program Highlights

The Fuel Assistance program helps many households every winter.

Program Year 2017-2018 (To Date)
Description Amount
Applications Taken: 23,352
Applications Certified: 28,085
Deliverable Fuel Property Period; September 1 - October 15, 2017  
No/Low Deliverable Fuel Households: 4,695 (17%)
Average Obligated Benefit Amount: $638
LIHEAP Grant Award Received: 10/20/17 (90% of PY 17 allocation under the current CR) $23,297,291
Opening Date for PY 18: 11/15/17  
PY 17 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 60% SMI $2.00 per gallon
Program Year 2016-2017 (Final)
Description Amount
Applications Taken: 30,359
Applications Certified: 33,664
Deliverable Fuel Property Period; September - October 15, 2017  
No/Low Deliverable Fuel Households: 4,813 (16%)
Average Obligated Benefit Amount: $622
LIHEAP Grant Award Received: 10/25/16 (90% of PY 16 allocation under the current CR) $25,381,123
Total Funding Available for PY 17: $28,546,488
Opening Date for PY 17: 11/14/16  
PY 17 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 60% SMI $2.00 per gallon
Program Year 2015-2016 (Final)
Description Amount
Applications Certified: 32,082
Total Funding Available for PY 16: $26,398,950
PY 16 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 60% SMI $2.00 per gallon
Program Year 2014-2015 (Final)
Description Amount
Applications Certified: 35,073
Total Funding Available for PY 15: $25,783,997
PY 15 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 200% FPG $3.60 per gallon
Program Year 2013-2014 (Final)
Description Amount
Applications Certified: 36,011
Total Funding Available for 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 (Final)
Description Amount
Applications Certified: 36,805
Total Funding Available for 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 (Final)
Description Amount
Applications Certified: 38,021
Total Funding Available for PY 12: $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 (Final)
Description Amount
Applications Certified: 45,252
Total Funding Available for PY 11: $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 (Final)
Description Amount
Applications Certified: 47,215
Total Funding Available for PY 10: $36,624,031
PY 10 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 200 % FPG $2.59 per gallon
Program Year 2008-2009 (Final)
Description Amount
Applications Certified: 44,425
Total Funding Available for PY 09: $50,966,452
PY 09 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 200% FPG $2.94 per gallon

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