South Carolina

FY 2014/2015 Low-Income Energy Programs
Federal | Charitable

Federal

LIHEAP Contact
Public Inquiries: 803-734-0662
Website: www.govoepp.state.sc.us/oeo/programs.htm

LIHEAP Administering Agency Contacts
www.govoepp.state.sc.us/oeo/caa.htm

Weatherization Assistance Program
Local Administering Agency Contacts
Website

LIHEAP FY 2014 Funding
$38,824,818

LIHEAP Income Eligibility Level
150% Federal Poverty Level

LIHEAP FY 2015 Benefit
Heating or cooling: $225 minimum, $500 maximum
Crisis: $1,000 maximum

LIHEAP Households Served (Estimate for FY 2013)
Heating: 33,086
Cooling: 16,033

LIHEAP Program Dates
Heating: January 4 - April 30
Cooling: May 1 - September 30
Crisis: Year-round

Emergency Charitable Assistance

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


Duke Power
1-800-943-6914

Orangeburg Department of Public Utilities
Project Good Neighbor
Funded by employee donations for emergency assistance.
803-268-4050

Piedmont Natural Gas
Share the Warmth
Piedmont matches contributions from customers and employees. Funds are used to help with any type of heating bill - gas, propane, oil, electricity, coal, kerosene or wood. The program is administered by local social service agencies.
www.piedmontng.com/ourcommunity/sharethewarmth.aspx

Progress Energy
Energy Neighbor Fund
The project receives support from employees, customers, churches and civic organizations. Employee and customer campaigns help raise funds for the Energy Neighbor Fund each fall, and the Progress Energy Foundation provides $250,000 in matching funds.
919-508-5400 (Raleigh area)
1-800-452-2777 (outside Raleigh area)

South Carolina Electric & Gas Co.
Project Share
Through contributions to Project Share, SCE&G employees and customers provide assistance to low-income customers for winter heating bills, in extreme health-related cases, and summer bills. The Governor's Office Division of Economic Opportunity administers the funds that are distributed through community action agencies and the Salvation Army.
1-800-251-7234
www.sceg.com/en/residential-services/customer-service-center/

Aiken Electric Cooperative
Operation Round Up®
AEC members help provide food, shelter, clothing, healthcare and other services to those who need it the most. For more information, call your local Aiken Electric Cooperative Office:
Aiken: 649-6245
Edgefield: 637-3189 or 593-4457
New Ellenton: 652-2226
North: 247-2121
Toll free: 1-800-922-1262
email: aec@aikenco-op.org

Fairfield Electric Cooperative
Operation RoundUp®
FEC members join together to help neighbors facing crises. Funds address needs such as food, clothing, shelter, health care and other community services.
803-754-0153, 803-635-4621 or 1-800-628-0336
www.fairfield.coop/community/operationRoundUp.aspx

Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative
Operation RoundUp
MCEC members join together to help neighbors facing crises. Funds address needs such as food, clothing, shelter, health care and other community services.
749-6555 or 1-888-813-8000
www.mcecoop.com/roundUp.aspx

Palmetto Electric Cooperative
Operation Roundup
A project which rounds up customers' charges to the nearest dollar and donates the difference to charities, needy individuals, and service organizations.
Hampton: 1-803-943-2211
Hilton Head: 1-843-681-5551
New River: 1-843-208-5551
Ridgeland: 1-843-726-5551
1-800-922-5551
www.palmetto.coop/community/roundup.html

Pee Dee Electric Cooperative
Operation Round-Up
Provides funding for individuals in need and non-profit organizations and projects throughout the Pee Dee region. To apply for assistance, download an application from the website.
843-665-4070
http://peedeeelectric.com/community/operation-round-up.aspx

York Electric Cooperative
Operation RoundUp®
Member donations help raise money for people in need. Funds address needs such as food, clothing, shelter, health care and other community services.
803-684-4247 or 803-548-4244
www.yorkelectric.net/?page_id=53

Page last updated: September 30, 2014