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FY 2006 State Leveraging Summary and Table

FY 2006 State Leveraging Summary and Table

Compiled by the LIHEAP Clearinghouse
May 2007

ALABAMA     Resources: $4,247,397     Award: $95,237
$1,669,263 - utility waiver of monthly service charge
$ 2,578,134 - fuel funds

ALASKA     Resources: $12,373,328     Award: $390,417
$9,222,505 - state funds for State Power Cost Equalization Program that subsidizes electric bills of low-income people in remote areas
$3,150,823 - state funds to supplement weatherization program and Rural Residential Energy Rehabilitation Program

ARIZONA     Resources: $23,973,951     Award: $1,044,537
$14,129,831 - utility discounts
$578,104 - utility pre-pay equipment waiver
$5,474,818 - state/local funds
$1,638,356 - fuel funds
$2,146,342 - utility-funded weatherization
$6,500 - community donations

ARKANSAS     Resources: $5,431,356    Award: $147,341
$5,256,955 - fuel funds
$169,401 - community and church contributions
$5,000 - utility-funded weatherization

CALIFORNIA    Resources: $847,095,778     Award: $3,087,000
$793,394,381 - mandated utility rate discount, 10-30%
$40,427,064 - utility-funded weatherization, including utility appliance programs (energy efficient refrigerators, water heaters, ranges, furnaces), utility weatherization inspections, donated repair of gas appliances and evaporative coolers
$3,994,784 - discounted weatherization materials, equipment, service discount for furnaces
$7,232,954 - fuel funds
$289,090 - church and community
$387,984 - miscellaneous donations
$315,640 - landlord contributions for weatherization
$259,206 - city and county funds for utility assistance, emergency, and weatherization.
$794,675 - PVE funds used to weatherize LIHEAP-eligible homes

CONNECTICUT     Resources: $27,472,439     Award: $259,087
$13,265,150 - gas utility arrearage forgiveness
$2,085,152 - electric utility arrearage forgiveness
$5,377,569 - gas and electric utility-funded weatherization (WRAP)
$1,835,415 - oil purchased under 'Fixed Margin Pricing Program'
$909,153 - statewide fuel fund

DELAWARE     Resources: $3,229,800    Award: $166,520
$2,681,400 - state funds for energy assistance and weatherization
$257,500 - fuel funds
$194,400 - Catholic charities, Inc. - Crisis Alleviation Program and community donations
$96,500 - Citizens Energy oil discount

FLORIDA     Resources: $8,988,545    Award: $150,010
$7,241,894 - utility fuel funds
$146,745 - utility-funded weatherization
$1,599,906 - energy assistance from local social service agencies

GEORGIA     Resources: $6,580,624     Award: $125,596
$5,593,760 - Universal Service Fund provides financial assistance to LIHEAP-eligible natural gas customers
$986,864 - Heating Energy Assistance Team (H.E.A.T.), Inc. funds

ILLINOIS     Resources: $59,129,485     Award: $487,050
$52,382 481 - SLIEAP funds through restructuring law
$2,800,000 - part of the proceeds from Chicago 's Skyway investment provides home heating assistance for low-income households.
$ 3,947,004 - utility fuel funds

INDIANA     Resources: $26,713,341     Award: $278,968
$6,271,092 - township trustee assistance
$8,047,626 - Universal Service Program provides a percentage discount for LIHEAP recipients of 2 utilities
$5,685,319 - customer surcharge from 1 utility provides assistance for bills and deposits
$2,501,294 - church and community
$1,766,254 - fuel funds
$99,907 - summer bulk fuel discounts
$2,252,044 - donations to weatherization from utilities and Habitat for Humanity
$60,091 - supplier discounts on fans and air conditioners
$29,714 - gas company waivers

IOWA     Resources: $17,757,105     Award: $214,508
$5,961,600 - sales tax suspension on natural gas during March and April
$2,850,000 - state funds to supplement LIHEAP
$4,823,831 - utility weatherization
$3,592,503 - fuel funds
$229,671 - church and community contributions
$299,500 - fees charged to a utility for the use of city-owned property

KENTUCKY    Resources: $2,670,042   Award: $43,814
$1,340,846 - fuel funds
$907,115 - community and church donations
$170,005 - utility discounts
$46,851 - utility waivers
$205,225 - utility-funded weatherization

LOUISIANA     Resources: $7,363,121    Award: $161,612
$715,417 - utility waiver of monthly customer charge and late fees
$746,000 - utility weatherization and education
$5,901,704 - fuel fund donations from utilities and non-profits

MAINE     Resources: $25,067,159   Award: $333,866
$11,114,092 - LIAP, utility rate assistance programs and utility weatherization (Bundle-Up Tank Wraps)
$10,415,579 - state funds and Citgo oil discounts
$1,332,226 - bulk fuel vendor discounts
$1,178,604 - donated materials and labor for weatherization, supplier discounts
$893,386 - General Assistance State Funds, additional last resort fuel payment
$133,272 - church/community donations for emergencies, includes furnace repairs, fuel deliveries

MARYLAND    Resources: $45,392,273    Award: $657,508
$31,259,123 - Electric Universal Service Program (bill payment, arrearage forgiveness and weatherization)
$3,996,619 - utility fee waivers (includes discounts and arrearage forgiveness)
$538,755 - utility weatherization
$1,175,604 - state funds for emergency assistance
$371,414 - church/community/state funds for shelters who serve MEAP eligible
$6,172,990 - utility, fuel suppliers and private fuel funds
$773,825 - local energy tax rebate
$784,424 - cash and in-kind contributions from non-utility f uel suppliers and customers
$319,519 - 3 percent-per-gallon discount from oil, propane, and kerosene vendors

MASSACHUSETTS     Resources: $100,922,662   Award: $885,857
$20,000,000 - state funds
$52,549,685 - utility rate discounts
$22,995,692 - gas and electric utility weatherization
$2,971,047 - bulk fuel discounts - statewide Margin-Over-Rack
$1,086,302 - fuel funds
$319,936 - community and church contributions

MICHIGAN     Resources: $139,994,845    Award: $1,167,550
$13,969,843 - fuel funds of private human service organizations and various utilities
$52,386,783 - state funds for energy allowances for state assistance recipients
$73,308,812 - utility late fee and deposit waivers
$329,407 - utility arrearage forgiveness

MINNESOTA     Resources: $35,910,007    Award: $326,006
$25,118,111 - state and local funds for energy assistance, weatherization and energy related repairs
$7,661,976 - utility discounts and fee waivers
$145,390 - utility-funded weatherization
$25,729 - bulk fuel discounts
$41,445 - fuel funds
$2,857,722 - church and community contributions
$2,450 - miscellaneous donations
$57,184 - supplier discounts

MISSISSIPPI     Resources: $1,261,512    Award: $31,433
$608,707 - donations from churches and service organizations for energy assistance and fans
$261,106 - volunteer labor for weatherization services
$362,709 - utility fee waivers
$28,990 - supplier discounts on cooling and heating units

MONTANA     Resources: $7,857,101   Award: $183,138
$3,999,711 - utility discounts
$1,555,030 - utility-funded weatherization
$264,252 - system benefits funds for rate assistance and weatherization
$1,514,531 - fuel funds
$450,000 - state funds and oil overcharge funds used for weatherization and/or energy assistance
$21,755 - landlord weatherization contributions
$23,691 - weatherization materials suppliers discount
$28,131 - utility deposit and reconnect fee waivers for LIHEAP-eligible seniors and disabled

NEVADA     Resources: $12,776,021    Award: $976,933
$2,553,121 -Universal Energy Charge Fund for weatherization
$8,373,617 - Universal Energy Charge Fund for energy assistance
$226,481 - State Housing Division 15% set aside from the Real Estate Transfer Property Tax assists low-income families with utility deposits and utility assistance
$358,889 - fuel funds
$1,228,000 - utility-funded weatherization
$5,663 - utility discount for low-income seniors and disabled
$30,250 - utility fee or deposit waivers

NEW HAMPSHIRE     Resources: $20,874,740   Award: $382,114
$2,493,350 - assistance from towns to supplement LIHEAP (state law mandates that town governments fund assistance programs)
$14,943,096 - utility discount as part of utility restructuring
$475,928 - bulk fuel discounts, primarily oil
$275,739 - statewide fuel fund and one utility fuel fund
$1,368,528 - utility-funded weatherization
$503,319 - church and community contributions
$814,780 - two gas utilities provide a 50 percent discount on delivery portion of the bill

NEW JERSEY     Resources: $234,006,626   Award: $2,111,173
$70,024,050 - Lifeline, a state-funded program (general fund) that supplements elderly/handicapped energy bills
$2,012,052 - state funds for weatherization
$111 ,273,162 - Universal Service Fund for bill assistance
$11 ,663,711 - Universal Service Fund Fresh Start Program provides arrearage forgiveness
$20,751,380 - utility deposit/fee waivers
$274,487 - fuel funds
$17,857,784 - utility funded weatherization
$150,000 - local assistance for fuel oil

NEW MEXICO     Resources: $16,170,533    Award: $553,832
$15,285,504 - state funds for energy assistance
$879,855 - utility fuel funds
$4,105 - church and community donations
$1,069 - propane discount

NEW YORK     Resources: $189,747,592   Award: $1,366,882
$107,575,060 - state and local funds for supplemental energy assistance
$3,529,235 - sales tax exemption for public assistance households
$30,469,935 - state and local funds for emergency utility assistance
$11,708,929 - system benefit charges used for weatherization
$18,052,710 - utility rate assistance
$12,753,031 - landlord contributions to weatherization
$2,939,415 - utility company fuel funds
$2,719,277 - utility security deposit waivers

NORTH CAROLINA     Resources: $7,474,295    Award: $101,095
$3,100,000 - state funds for energy assistance
$646,551 - city/county funds
$2,239,486 - utility fuel funds
$1,333,623 - community funds for energy assistance
$154,635 - utility discount

OHIO     Resources: $260,152,418    Award: $2,205,530
$249,248,419 - utility rate discounts (PIPP), Universal Service rider funds
$7,887,950 - utility-funded weatherization
$3,016,049 - utility security deposit waivers

OKLAHOMA     Resources: $4,995,608    Award: $130,435
$4,995,608 - utility rate discount

OREGON     Resources: $25,284,734   Award:$447,915
$9,260,858 - public benefit funds for rate assistance
$2,471,879 - fuel funds
$7,123,921 - utility-funded weatherization
$825,333 - supplier discounts on weatherization materials and services
$622,887 - utility and community donations of weatherization supplies
$360,858 - donated heating fuels, coats, blankets etc.
$4,618,998 - utility rate assistance, deposit and reconnect waivers, discounts on heating fuel

PENNSYLVANIA     Resources: $372,465,363   Award: $2,939,242
$19,300,000 - state funds for energy assistance
$1,600,000 - petroleum companies' settlement payments used for heating assistance
$258,524,014 - utility affordable pay plans
$10,900,000 - utility arrearage forgiveness
$50,627,096 - utility late payment, disconnect, reconnect fee waivers
$22,594,220 - utility-funded weatherization
$8,920,033 - utility and charitable organization fuel funds

RHODE ISLAND     Resources: $5,775,203    Award: $119,458
$4,093,809 - one utility provides a residential rate subsidy, about a 20% reduction
$1,615,310 - one utility matches 35% of LIHEAP grant
$66,084 - one fuel oil company matches 15% of a customer's LIHEAP grant

SOUTH DAKOTA     Resources: $1,422,720   Award: $37,052
$1,070,000 - state funds for fuel assistance
$157,810 - utility discount
$39,755 - utility funds for customers not eligible for LIHEAP (160% - 184% of federal poverty)
$109,580 - summer fill for propane and fuel oil
$44,175 - utility funds for weatherization
$1,400 - landlord contributions for weatherization

TEXAS     Resources: $10,439,855   Award: $130,124
$1,467,668 - utility weatherization and refrigerator replacement
$2,576,541 - utility discount
$6,395,646 - fuel funds

VERMONT     Resources: $7,256,232    Award: $161,070
$4,896,806 - state funds from weatherization trust fund through gross receipts tax on energy
$924,755 - state funds for heating system replacement, repairs and tune-up
$490,571 - fuel funds
$915,684 - bulk fuel discount and summer purchase
$17,095 - firewood discount
$11,321 - donated oil and propane

VIRGINIA     Resources: $2,194,333   Award: $28,713
$1,754,140 - fuel funds
$264,664 - states funds for weatherization
$175,529 - waived security deposits

WASHINGTON    Resources: $42,605,369   Award: $570,822
$12,436,150 - utility discounts
$3,531,679 - state funds for weatherization (Energy Matchmaker)
$19,301,433 - fuel funds
$5,452,310 - utility-funded weatherization including Energy Matchmaker
$64,732 - wood donations from community and charitable organizations
$1,819,065 - landlord contributions to weatherization

WISCONSIN     Resources: $75,696,192    Award: $709,435
$48,587,708 - Wisconsin Public Benefits Heat Assistance Program ($23,864,309) and Wisconsin Public Benefits Weatherization Program ($24,723,399)
$8,062,592 - Wisconsin sales tax waiver on heating fuels
$5,147,250 - Governor's energy assistance program ( benefits for families whose household income is between 150 percent and 175 percent of the federal poverty level )
$29,441 - Foundation for Rural Housing
$6,786,000 - utility-funded discounts
$419,661 - utility-funded weatherization
$ 80,000 - utility arrearage forgiveness
$27,222 - utility waiver
$5,397,026 - fuel funds
$1,059,292 - landlord contributions to weatherization
$100,000 - WRAP (Weatherization, Rehab and Asset Protection)