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Program Highlights

The Fuel Assistance program helps many households every winter.

Program Year 2020-2021 (Final)
Description Amount
Applications Taken: 27,654
Applications Certified: 24,308
Deliverable Fuel Property Period; September - October 15, 2020  
No/Low Deliverable Fuel Households: 4,384 (18%)
Average Obligated Benefit Amount: $1,077.43
LIHEAP Grant Award Received: (99% of PY 21) $27,707,793
Total Funding Available for PY 21: $63,206,550
Opening Date for PY 21: 12/01/2020
PY 21 includes a supplemental benefit of $200 per certified household with income up to 60% SMI  

PY21: 37% of all FAP households have at least one member who is age 60 or over.
44% of all FAP households have at least one member who is disabled.
10% of all FAP household have at least one member who is a child under the age of 6.

 

Program Year 2019-2020 (Final)
Description Amount
Applications Certified: 28,727
Total Funding Available for PY20: $27,896,129
PY 20 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 60% SMI $3.06 per gallon
Program Year 2018-2019 (Final)
Description Amount
Applications Certified: 29,989
Total Funding Available for PY19: $27,278,597
PY 19 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 60% SMI $3.10 per gallon
Program Year 2017-2018 (Final)
Description Amount
Applications Certified: 29,790
Total Funding Available for PY 18: $27,998,583
PY 18 included a base benefit for households with incomes up to 60% SMI $2.74 per gallon

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