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LIHEAP Grantee Deadlines

Published: December 21, 2011
Audience:
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Category:
Guidance, Policies, Procedures

August 1: Carryover and Reallotment Report - Deadline for all grantees to submit for the current fiscal year. HHS will not release grant funds for the following fiscal year until this report is received.

September 1: Block Grant Plan Applications - Deadline for all grantees to submit plans for the following fiscal year. This date may be extended for tribal grantees if the state(s) in which the tribe is located agrees to a later date. The date may be extended for state or territorial grantees if HHS agrees to a later date.

September 1: LIHEAP Household Report - Deadline for all grantees to submit the information on the number and income levels of households receiving assistance for each program component during the previous fiscal year. HHS will not release grant funds for the following fiscal year until this report is received.

September 1: Quarterly Estimates Report - Deadline for state grantees (only) to submit estimates of their funding needs for the next fiscal year, by percentage per fiscal quarter.

September 30: Block Grant Plan Amendments - Deadline for all grantees to amend their current fiscal year plans for purposes of describing leveraging activities that meet specific requirements to qualify for leveraging incentive awards in the following fiscal year.

November 30: Leveraging Program Applications - Optional program - Deadline for all grantees to submit their application/reports on leveraging activities carried out during the previous fiscal year in order to qualify for a share of the current fiscal year's leveraging incentive grant funds.

December 15: Complete Plans - Deadline for all grantees to submit additional information to complete their block grant application/plans. This date may be extended for tribal grantees if the state(s) in which the tribe is located agrees to a later date. The date may be extended for state or territorial grantees if HHS agrees to a later date.

December 31: Financial Status Report (SF 269-A) - Grantees have the option to file the SF 269A electronically through the ACF Online Data Collection (OLDC) system.

Mid January: Grantee Survey - Target date for state grantees (only) to submit a report covering funds usage and other information for the previous fiscal year.

January 31: Date after which grantees may submit a preliminary request for a weatherization waiver of the statutory limit of 15 percent.

March 15: Crisis Funds - Required date until all grantees must hold available a reasonable amount of funds for crisis assistance.

March 15: Required date until which grantees must allow public comment on a proposed weatherization waiver request to HHS.

March 30: REACH Applications - Optional program - Deadline for all grantees to submit their applications to receive REACH funding for proposed health and safety activities.

April 1: Weatherization Waiver Requests - Earliest date that grantees may submit a final request for a weatherization waiver of the statutory limit of 15 percent (not to exceed 25 percent).