LIHEAP DCL Third Funding Release FY 2020

Publication Date: April 3, 2020

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Dear Colleague Letter

DCL#: LIHEAP-DCL-2020-08

DATE: April 3, 2020

TO: States, tribes, and territories

SUBJECT: Third FY 2020 LIHEAP Funding Release


1. FY 2020 Third Funding Release of LIHEAP Block Grant Funds to States and Territories (PDF)

2. FY 2020 Third Funding Release of LIHEAP Block Grant Funds to Indian Tribes and Tribal Organizations (PDF)

Dear Colleagues,

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Community Services (OCS), Division of Energy Assistance (DEA), is releasing $37 million in a third and final round of funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2020.

Congress appropriated these funds under the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (Public Law 116-94), which provided the final budget for FY 2020 and which the President signed into law on December 20, 2019.

As of today, OCS has allocated 100% of the LIHEAP funding available to grantees for FY 2020.

For further details, see the attached tables that show the release amounts for states and territories (PDF)and Native American tribes and tribal organizations (PDF).

Please contact your DEA liaison if you have any questions or need any assistance.

Thank you for your attention and OCS looks forward to continuing to provide high quality services to OCS grantees.

Lauren Christopher
Director, Division of Energy Assistance
Office of Community Services


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