Benefit Levels for Heating, Cooling and Crisis FY 2022

State Tribe Eligibility
Heat min Heat max Other/In-kind
(eg blankets or space heaters)
Alabama Ma-Chris Lower Creek Indian Tribe 150 FPG $300.00 $600.00 Blankets, electrical space heaters, socks, gloves, beanies, and coats.
Alabama Mowa Band of Choctaw Indians 60 SMI $100.00 $300.00 no
Alabama Poarch Band of Creek Indians 60 SMI $325.00 $400.00 The Family Services Department makes referrals on behalf of clients to other programs, departments, or different sources to meet the need s of the families. When funding is available, we provide the clients with blankets, space heaters, fans, energy efficient light bulbs, weatherization preparedness items, or other needs that clients may have related to home energy needs. 
Alabama United Cherokee Ani'Yun'Wiya Nation 60 SMI $750.00 $1,250.00 For eligible households the tribe will purchase blankets and/or throws for the elderly, home-bound and disabled. Generators, space heaters or kerosene heaters are purchased as needed, as funds are available.
Alaska Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association 150 FPG $350.00 $2,450.00 no
Alaska Aniak Traditional Council 60 SMI $846.00 $1,600.00 no
Alaska Association of Village Council Presidents 110 FPG $400.00 $3,000.00 In-kind consists of donated items such as: clothing, cold winter gear, boots, shoes, hats, gloves, bedding, kitchenware, essential food and beverage items from donations provided to families in need.
In most crisis situations, (house fires, floods) families, individuals or communities will request donations from our organization and we will host donation drives on their behalf.
Alaska Bristol Bay 150 FPG $270.00 $4,725.00 In crisis situations BBNA may provide emergency supplies such as blankets, heaters to vulnerable households.
Alaska Chuathbakuk Traditional Council 60 SMI $612.00 $1,156.00 no
Alaska Cook Inlet Tribal Council 150 FPG $10.00 $2,000.00 CITC will provide a household in addition to their regular heating assistance grant a one time payment for the purchase of blankets or space heaters. This will be based on budget availability.
CITC will provide a household in addition to their regular heating assistance grant a one time weatherization kit. This will be based on budget availability.
CITC will host an event working with local homeless shelter to support the homeless population by providing homeless care kits
Alaska Kenaitze Indian Tribe 150 FPG $200.00 $7,000.00 An Energy Assistance application must be submitted and documents requested/required met: services include but not limited to space heaters, blankets, sleeping bags, homeless kit, prevention of shut off, payment of reconnect charge, wood bundles and/or housing not to exceed 7 days or the best temporary option. Determination will be made by the Social Services staff and approved by the supervisor or designee.
Alaska Kodiak Area Native Association   $900.00 $1,500.00 no
Alaska Kuskokwim Native Association   $250.00 $1,000.00 We provide window insulation kits if needed.
Alaska Orutsararmiut Native Council 150 FPG $600.00 $1,500.00 no
Alaska Seldovia Village Tribe 150 FPG $550.00 $800.00 no
Alaska Tanana Dena'Nena'Henash 60 SMI $275.00 $2,385.00 Supplement benefit payment made to household if additional heating assistance funds are available at the end of the season. Supplement benefit payment is calculated as a percentage of what they received in their original benefit payment to the household
Alaska Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority 150 FPG $400.00 $7,000.00 Heating Assistance reduction used for recoupment of over-payment. 
Alaska Yakutat Tlinget Tribe 150 FPG $180.00 $1,800.00 no
Arizona Cocopah Indian Tribe       no
Arizona Colorado River Indian Tribes 150 FPG $425.00 $550.00 no
Arizona Gila River Indian Community 60 SMI $200.00 $230.00 no
Arizona Pasqua Yaqui Tribe 60 SMI $150.00 $600.00 no
Arizona Quechan Indian Tribe 150 FPG $50.00 $250.00 no
Arizona Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community 150 FPG $300.00 $600.00 In-kind: Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community provides blankets and space heaters.
Arizona San Carlos Apache Tribe 150 FPG $38.00 $284.00 Churches, Agencies, Off reservation organizations donate jackets, socks, sweaters, coats, blankets, mittens and distributed at difference events on the reservation or schools for elders, disabled, children and general population.
Arizona The Navajo Nation 150 FPG $200.00 $700.00 no
Arizona White Mountain Apache Tribe 60 SMI $50.00 $200.00 This will be our very first year the White Mountain Apache LIHEAP program will be providing heaters. Many homes on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation has very limited heating during the cold winter months.
California Berry Creek Rancheria - Tyme Maidu Tribe 60 SMI $50.00 $200.00 no
California Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians 150 FPG $171.00 $300.00  
California Bishop Paiute Tribe 150 FPG $320.00 $350.00 As a back up plan we have blankets and heaters available for applicant in need.
California Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians 60 SMI $75.00 $150.00 no
California Enterprise Rancheria 60 SMI $100.00 $340.00 no
California Hoopa Valley Tribe 60 SMI $150.00 $340.00 no
California Hopland Band of Pomo Indians 150 FPG $141.00 $331.00 no
California Karuk Tribe 60 SMI $325.00 $550.00 no
California Mooretown Rancheria 60 SMI $170.00 $300.00 Sometimes supply blankets for elders and families with children.
California Northern California Indian Development Council 60 SMI $50.00 $700.00 no
California Pinoleville Pomo Nation 60 SMI $500.00 $950.00 The Tribe provides donated items such as: Blankets, Heaters, Jackets and warm clothes to families. These items are listed as in-kind for the Head Start and what is left is donated to the Tribe.
California Pitt River 60 SMI $175.00 $500.00 no
California Quartz Valley Indian Reservation 100 FPG, >1=150FPG, >2=60 SMI $100.00 $350.00 no
California Redding Rancheria 60 SMI $400.00 $800.00 no
California Redwood Valley Little River Band of Pomo Indians 60 SMI $100.00 $200.00 no
California Redwood Valley Rancheria 60 SMI $100.00 $200.00 no
California Riverside-San Bernardino Indian Co. Health, Inc 60 SMI $450.00 $800.00 no
California Round Valley Indian Tribes 150 FPG $250.00 $350.00 no
California Sherwood Valley Band of Pomo Indians 60 SMI $50.00 $300.00 no
California Southern California Tribal Chairman's Association 150 FPG $18.00 $350.00 no
California Southern Indian Health Council, Inc. 60 SMI $50.00 $350.00 no
California Yurok Tribe 60 SMI $400.00 $660.00 no
Idaho Coeur d'Alene Tribe 60 SMI $300.00 $400.00 We purchased non-electrical space heaters because the town that many of our clients live in a town that has been know to have power outages and clients need space heaters to keep the house plumbing from freezing.
Idaho Nez Perce Tribe 150 FPG $325.00 $425.00 no
Idaho Shoshone Bannock Tribes 150 FPG $150.00 $900.00 The Consumer Service Program offers blankets to low income clients and elderly whenever requested. Space heaters are available to clients in emergency cases. We also provide weatherization DIY packages to clients who participate in our weatherization classes. We will also be providing winter packages like blankets, socks, gloves, and other warming items for elders during our elderly Christmas baskets. 
Kansas United Tribes of Kansas and SE Nebraska, Inc. 150 FPG $220.00 $1,050.00 Blanket have been purchased and when an applicant qualifies for the LIHEAP benefit they are given a blanket.
Maine Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians 60 SMI $300.00 $960.00 no
Maine Indian Township of Tribal Government 60 SMI $250.00 $1,300.00 no
Maine Passamaquoddy Indians 60 SMI $250.00 $1,300.00 no
Maine Penobscot Indian Nation 60 SMI $300.00 $2,200.00 no
Maine Pleasant Point Indian Reservation 175 FPG $450.00 $1,500.00 no
Maine Pleasant Point Passamaquoddy 175 FPG $450.00 $1,500.00 no
Maine Pleasant Point Passamaquoddy Reservation Housing Authority 60 SMI $450.00 $1,500.00 no
Maine Pleasant Point Tribal Government 175 FPG $450.00 $1,500.00 no
Maine The Aroostook Band of Micmacs 150 FPG $540.00 $2,000.00 These are made available through availablity by donation or purchase of the other awards under the same departmental programs; as well as other departments inside and outside of the Aroostook Band of Micmacs.
Massachusetts Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribal Council 60 SMI $600.00 $1,500.00 Based on the severity of weather conditions we will provide emergency air conditions/fans, winter space heaters, or blankets to fuel assistance clients.
Michigan Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians 60 SMI $150.00 $350.00 no
Michigan Inter-Tribal Council of MI, Inc. 60 SMI $270.00 $400.00 no
Michigan Intertribal Council of Michigan, Inc. 60 SMI $270.00 $400.00 no
Michigan Keweenaw Bay Indian Community 60 SMI $450.00 $800.00 no
Michigan Little River Band of Ottawa Indians 60 SMI $325.00 $1,000.00 no
Michigan Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians 60 SMI $250.00 $550.00 In collaboration with other departments-furnace repair has been provided. Other funding opportunities are also looked at depending on the winter and the shortfall. 
Michigan Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians 150 FPG $600.00 $800.00 no
Mississippi Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians 150 FPG $50.00 $300.00 for the past fiscal year, the Assistance Service program was able to assist with quilts, box fan, plus Air Conditioner to the client.
Montana Blackfeet Tribal Business Council 60 SMI (150 FPG) $184.00 $2,066.00 no
Montana Chippewa Cree Tribe 60 SMI $311.00 $930.00 no
Montana Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes 60 SMI $850.00 $1,225.00 Space Heaters and Wood.
Montana Fort Belknap Indian Community 150 FPG $800.00 $1,400.00 Blankets and space heaters will be made available for use by the consumers when there is extreme cold or during times of power outages
Montana Fort Peck Assinioboine and Sioux Tribes 60 SMI $324.00 $1,565.00 An eligible household will have the option of using a portion of their allocation ( benefit amount ) for low-cost energy saving measure/devices. For example the household could purchase a small electric heater or warming devices that could be used to warm only the living area of a home, which would reduce energy consumption. the limit would be $75.00 and would be a certificate to the household. This certificate would be redeemed at the vendor for minor weatherization supplies: plastice, lath, caulk, weather strip duct tape and or/heating devices. The value of the certificate would be deducted from the household benefits the balance of which would be sent to the household energy vendor. This require the household to install their own weatherization supplies. If the household only requires a limited amount of plastic, the LIHEAP program will purchase bulk plastic, lath, tape, etc, that will be installed by the Tribal program or the household could install it themselves. Because bulk purchase of these materials the cost would be minimal and would not count against the household benefits. A household desire to receive the certificate is indicated by the household on the application. 
Montana Northern Cheyenne Tribe 150 FPG $600.00 $1,100.00 no
New Mexico Five Sandoval 150 FPG $40.00 $380.00 Our service area is diverse and energy vendors are limited. Responding to crisis is at times is challenging so having portable heaters, blankets and other heating needs are
essential to ensure a safe and secure home for clients.
New Mexico Jicarilla Apache Nation 150 FPG $75.00 $1,050.00 no
New Mexico Nambe Pueblo 150 FPG $175.00 $1,375.00 no
New Mexico Pueblo of Jemez 150 FPG $60.00 $420.00 no
New Mexico Pueblo of Laguna Utility Authority 60 SMI $100.00 $900.00 no
New Mexico Pueblo of Zuni 150 FPG $200.00 $350.00 no
New York Seneca Nation of Indians 60 SMI (150 FPG) $140.00 $751.00 no
New York St. Regis Mohawk Tribe 60 SMI $21.00 $741.00 no
North Carolina Eastern Band 150 FPG $500.00 $650.00 no
North Carolina Lumbee Nation 150 FPG $125.00 $525.00 Warming blankets and energy efficient portable heaters are provided to income eligible households with limited or no heating source.
North Dakota Spirit Lake Tribe 60 SMI $942.00 $2,430.00 Temporary heating devices and/or other. Consumer type goods may be provides under the emergency component only in order to protect households members from a
severe loss or lack of home energy. Due to high electric cost LIHEAP program for Spirit Lake Tribe will pay a portion of the recipients electric bill only if the recipients has
benefits to cover the cost not more then $300.00.
North Dakota Standing Rock Sioux 60 SMI $495.00 $3,360.00 We will provide space heaters on an emergency basis if needed and if funds are available.
We will also help out with air conditioners, if needed.
North Dakota Three Affiliated Tribes 31 SMI $2,154.00 $4,684.00 We provide space heaters and blankets to our clients when needed.
North Dakota Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians 60 SMI $400.00 $2,200.00 In some cases if there should be no other source of heat in the home while waiting for furnace services and can't get the parts the program will get a space heater for the household under the energy crisis portion.
Oklahoma Absentee 60 SMI $140.00 $480.00 no
Oklahoma Alabama-Quassarte 150 FPG $50.00 $350.00 tribal funds are available for general assistance to tribal members who qualify
Oklahoma Apache Tribe of Oklahoma 60 SMI $100.00 $300.00 The Apache Tribe helps with the purchasing of electric heaters, fans, and blankets during the winter and summer months.
Oklahoma Cherokee Nation 150 FPG $150.00 $480.00 Applicants 60 years old or disabled participants will be eligible for blanket
Oklahoma Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes 150 FPG $1.00 $400.00 If funds are available the LIHEAP program will provide blankets, and space heaters to clients that meet the criteria for the program.
Oklahoma Chickasaw Nation 60 SMI (150 FPG) $1.00 $400.00 Blankets and/or heaters are provided to the elderly, disabled or household members with infants where the health of a household member would be adversely affected by the termination of its source of heating.
Oklahoma Choctaw Nation 60 SMI $60.00 $600.00 no
Oklahoma Citizen Potawatomi Nation 60 SMI (150 FPG) $100.00 $500.00 During Winter Season, we offer space heaters for supplemental heating source; In crisis situations blankets may also be offered plus location of warming stations, and in rare situations a generator may be offered on a limited & Loaner basis.
Oklahoma Comanche Nation of Oklahoma 150 FPG $40.00 $580.00 no
Oklahoma Delaware Nation 60 SMI $75.00 $200.00 no
Oklahoma Delaware Tribe of Indians 60 SMI $25.00 $400.00 Benefits may be used to purchase and or repair heating units.
Benefit may also purchase blankets to provide warmth in the heating season.
Oklahoma Eastern Shawnee 150 FPG $100.00 $240.00 no
Oklahoma Fort Sill Apache Tribe 60 SMI $100.00 $200.00 no
Oklahoma Kialegee Tribal Town 150 FPG $135.00 $300.00 yes, Will be providing space heaters to qualified applicants. LIHEAP funds will be used to purchase these heaters.
Oklahoma Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma 150 FPG $150.00 $400.00 Space heaters for the families that do not have adequate heating in the home.
Oklahoma Kiowa Tribe 60 SMI $200.00 $380.00 Occasionally, the Kiowa Tribal programs and Casino will donate blankets to our tribal elders during the holidays and/or winter time.
Oklahoma Miami Tribe of Oklahoma 60 SMI $1.00 $400.00 Items such as blankets, caulking, weather stripping, insulation, storm windows, energy saving light bulbs, space heaters, heating equipment and/or systems and repairs. DIY weatherization kits, and other miscellaneous materials including literature regarding energy conservation are provided to applicants that do not have an adequate supply.
Oklahoma Modoc Tribe of Oklahoma 60 SMI $250.00 $400.00 Modoc families with children ages 0 through age 6 will receive a blanket from Title IV-B while funding is available
Oklahoma Muscogee (Creek) Nation 60 SMI $350.00 $500.00 * Space Heaters will be purchased with LIHEAP Heating funds and provided to approved heating applicants as an other form of a benefit, if funds are available.
* At the conclusion of Heating Season, a second payment for the same amount as the original payment will be issued to each household, if funds are available.
Oklahoma Osage Nation 60 SMI $340.00 $620.00 Osage Nation LIHEAP provides in-kind energy supplies such as space heaters, blankets and weatherization materials such as ricks of wood if only source of heat in home. 
Oklahoma Otoe - Missouria Tribe of Indians 60 SMI $50.00 $500.00 no
Oklahoma Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma 150 FPG $300.00 $600.00 If funds are available, we purchase blankets, space heaters, etc. for applicants in need
Oklahoma Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma 150 FPG $200.00 $500.00 Space heaters are provided in the fall and winter to households with no central heating unit.
Oklahoma Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma 150 FPG $100.00 $200.00 Space heaters are provided to those in need during the winter months
Oklahoma Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma 60 SMI $150.00 $750.00 The Tribe provide blankets and/or space heaters to households meeting LIHEAP eligibility requirements if funding allows.
Oklahoma Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma 60 SMI $200.00 $500.00 Whenever funding is available, heaters, blankets, fans or air conditioners may be purchased for LIHEAP applicants.
Oklahoma Seminole Nation of Oklahoma 60 SMI $120.00 $500.00 Blankets and small space heaters will be provided for qualified clients if LIHEAP funds are available.
Oklahoma Seneca Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma 60 SMI/150 FPG $1.00 $450.00 Eligible heating and crisis assistance clients may elect to receive a window unit heater,or gas/propane heaters in lieu of cash payment to an energy provider.
Oklahoma Shawnee Tribe 60 SMI $100.00 $150.00 no
Oklahoma Thlopthlocco Tribal Town 60 SMI $74.00 $350.00 no
Oklahoma Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma 60 SMI $75.00 $150.00 Tonkawa Tribe may provide additional assistance if funding is available.
Oklahoma United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians 60 SMI $450.00 $550.00 UKB Health and Human Services will provide to eligible households propane/natural gas wall heaters, wood stoves (if they own their home), electric blankets, and electric heaters. These will be provided to eligible households and as funding allows. Priority will be given to the elderly, disabled, families with young children, and household who have not received the above mentioned items in the last 3 years. 
Oklahoma Wichita and Affiliated Tribes 60 SMI $76.00 $240.00 no
Oklahoma Wyandotte Nation 60 SMI $175.00 $225.00 no
Oregon Confederated Tribes of Coos_Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians 60 SMI $330.00 $850.00 Our Tribal Health & Human Services Department can provide space heaters and blankets if needed.
Oregon Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians 60 SMI $400.00 $800.00 no
Oregon Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon 60 SMI $340.00 $600.00 no
Oregon Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs 60 SMI $250.00 $550.00 no
Oregon Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians 60 SMI $250.00 $550.00 Low income families are offered blankets. Families with inadequate heating in areas of the home or without heat are offered heaters.
Oregon Klamath Tribes 60 SMI $250.00 $550.00 Households in Crisis may be eligilbe for other services, depending on specific situations and needs, including in-kind items such as blankets, space heaters, and other emergency supplies.
Funds allotted under Section 2,"Heating Assistance" will be used only for direct energy payments to vendors. A direct payment may be made to clients, if their primary heat source is firewood heat. Proof of firewood procurement will be required in the form of a receipt; receipt(s) must be received within 60 days of check acceptance by the household.
Rhode Island Narragansett Indian Tribe 60 SMI $325.00 $400.00 Upon approval by the homeowner, space heaters can be provided along with blankets to eligible households whose high energy burdens prevent them from maintaining adequate heating in the home.
South Carolina Catawba Nation 150 FPG $100.00 $350.00 These will be provided in-kind items to support heating assistance through our general assistance program.
South Dakota Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe 60 SMI $200.00 $475.00 The LIHEAP will provide heaters if there is an emergency situation and if funds are available. If the Program is able to get the heaters at a good price depending on availability and cost. We strive to get those heater to the clients who live in the country in case of bad weather the propane truck is unable to reach them if it is an emergency situation they will at least have heater. 
South Dakota Lower Brule Sioux Tribe 150 FPG $240.00 $738.00 no
South Dakota Oglala Sioux Tribe 60 SMI $200.00 $500.00 Space heaters for heating are distributed to each of the nine districts of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The district service centers know their constituents and distribute heaters to the elders, households with children under five, veterans, those with high energy burdens and those with disabilities. Lists are shared between the LIHEAP program administration and district service centers so that households do not receive the heaters annually but bi-annually as to not duplicate services.
Fans and air conditioners for cooling are also distributed via the nine district service centers with the same priorities and distribution time frames. Air conditioner eligibility however, is every two years due to the cost of the unit.
South Dakota Rosebud Sioux Tribe 150 FPG $100.00 $600.00 no
South Dakota Yankton Sioux 200 FPG $500.00 $700.00 no
Utah Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah 150 FPG $243.00 $556.00 Will provide blankets, space heaters and cooling fans to all approved applicants.
Heating and cooling is the same matrices.
Utah Ute Tribe 150 FPG $156.00 $1,117.00 If any funds are anticipated to be unused for heating, Ute Tribe will offer other in-kind services to its applicants (blankets, space heaters, portable cooling units).
Washington Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation 150 FPG $205.00 $270.00 no
Washington Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation 60 SMI $350.00 $825.00 no
Washington Eastern Shoshone Tribe 60 SMI $240.00 $140.00 We provide training, self weatherization kits, blankets and space heaters
Washington Hoh Indian Tribe 200 FPG $250.00 $400.00 The Hoh Tribe LIHEAP program will provide in kind benefits such as blankets, space heaters and warm clothing
Washington Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe 150 FPG $100.00 $1,000.00 Fans, air conditioners, space heaters and blankets are provided if available.
Washington Kalispel Tribe of Indians 60 SMI $210.00 $570.00 no
Washington Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe 60 SMI $50.00 $700.00 When and if funds are available, the Tribe will provide blankets, space heaters, air conditioners, and other types of items.
Washington Lummi Indian Business Council 60 SMI $350.00 $380.00 no
Washington Makah Indian Tribe 60 SMI $150.00 $700.00 no
Washington Muckleshoot Indian Tribe 60 SMI $70.00 $350.00 no
Washington Nooksack Indian Tribe 150 FPG $350.00 $500.00 no
Washington Northern Arapaho Tribe 60 SMI $113.00 $884.00 no
Washington Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe 60 SMI $1,200.00 $2,100.00 Clients may also have the option to use part of their LIHEAP allotment on Ecologs, in lieu of an electricity payment.
Washington Quileute Indian Tribe 150 FPG $7.00 $650.00 Blankets and or space heaters or any other additional weatherization supplies are provided based on spending and need in the community.
Washington Quinault Indian Nation 60 SMI $700.00 $2,700.00 no
Washington Samish Indian Nation 60 SMI $25.00 $1,500.00 We purchase blankets for our Elders/Persons with a Disability or a Home that has young children during the Winter months.
Washington Small Tribes Organization of Western Washington 60 SMI $500.00 $830.00 If funds are available, near the end of a fiscal cycle, we provide Energy Kits and educational materials to all eligible households. We deliver to the tribal offices in our LIHEAP Program and products are available for distribution to qualified tribal members
Washington South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency 60 SMI $285.00 $1,000.00 no
Washington Spokane Tribe 200 FPG $200.00 $400.00 Applicants will higher needs may request space heaters and or with a physician note, may ask for department to assist with blankets.
Washington Suquamish Indian Tribe of the Port of Madison Reservation 60 SMI $200.00 $600.00 no
Washington Swinomish Indian Tribal Community 60 SMI $240.00 $1,120.00 For clients who rely on wood heating, the tribe provides cord wood to those who are currently signed up and are eligible for energy assistance.
Washington Yakama 150 FPG $230.00 $290.00 no
Wyoming Eastern Shoshone Tribe 60 SMI $240.00 $1,400.00 We provide training, self weatherization kits, blankets and space heaters.
Wyoming Northern Arapaho Tribe 60 SMI $156.00 $940.00 no

Source: FY 2022 Tribal LIHEAP Plans.