Idaho

FY 2013/2014 Low-Income Energy Programs
Federal| Utility | Charitable

Federal

LIHEAP Contact
Public Inquiries: 2-1-1 (Idaho Careline)
Website: www.idahocommunityaction.org/programs/programsenergyassistance/

LIHEAP Administering Agency Contacts
www.idahocommunityaction.org/partnerships/

Weatherization Assistance Program
Local Administering Agency Contacts
Website

LIHEAP FY 2014 Funding (includes tribal awards)
$20,166,484

LIHEAP Income Eligibility Level
150% Federal Poverty Level

LIHEAP FY 2012 Benefit
Heating: $40 minimum, $532 maximum

LIHEAP Households Served (Estimate for FY 2013 Heating)
Heating: 45,000
Cooling: 1,000

LIHEAP Program Dates
Heating: November 1 - March 31
Crisis: Year-round

Utility

Low-Income Energy Efficiency

Avista Utilities
Avista Utilities customers with qualifying incomes can receive weatherization (insulation and air sealing) or heating system improvements through Avista Utilities and their local community action agency.
Lewiston 800-326-4843 ext. 231; Kootenai Co. 208-664-8757; Shoshone Co. 208-783-4901; Bonner Co. 208-255-2910; Latah 208-882-3535

Idaho Power
Idaho Power provides financial assistance to Idaho and Oregon Community Action Partnership (CAP) agencies to help cover the cost for weatherization of electrically heated homes of qualified customers.
www.idahopower.com/EnergyEfficiency/Residential/Programs/WeatherizationAssistance/default.cfm

Emergency Charitable Assistance

Please note these charitable funds are last resort emergency funds with limited resources and limited times of operation.

Avista Utilities
Project Share
Project Share is a community program supported by shareholders, customers and employees. The funds are forwarded to community action agencies, which work with each family. Grants are available to those in need without regard to their heating source. Contact your local community action agency.
www.avistautilities.com/community/assistance/pages/share.aspx

Clearwater Power Company
Helping Hand Program
The Co-op created the Helping Hand Program to assist low and fixed income households and those with unexpected emergencies. Customer contribution are disbursed through Community Action Agencies.
208-743-1501

Idaho Power Company
Project Share
Administered through the Salvation Army, Project Share is available year round to help those who cannot pay winter heating bills due to illness, disability, age, or unemployment.
Contact your local community action agency
www.idahopower.com/ServiceBilling/Programs/projShare.cfm

Intermountain Gas Co.

Kootenai Electric Cooperative
Operation Roundup
Customer donations are placed in trust and administered by an independent Board of Directors. The funding is used to address crucial needs such as good, clothing, shelter, medical care, and education, but it is not limited to these categories.
Application
208-765-1200
http://kec.coopwebbuilder2.com/content/operation-round

Rocky Mountain Power
Lend a Hand
Rocky Mountain Power works with local non-profit agencies that help customers in need pay their electricity bills. Income-qualifying customers can receive free weatherization services, which may include insulation, refrigerator replacements, compact fluorescent light bulbs and measures that improve water heating efficiency.

www.rockymountainpower.net/Navigation/Navigation1358.html

Page last updated: July 31, 2014