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LIHEAP Dear Colleague Notice on Second Funding Release FY 2016

Published: April 1, 2016
Audience:
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Category:
Guidance, Policies, Procedures, Dear Colleague Notices

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

Dear Colleague Letter

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families
Office of Community Services
Division of Energy Assistance
370 L'Enfant Promenade, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20447
www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/programs/liheap

RE: FY 2016 Second LIHEAP Funding Release

Date: April 1, 2016

Dear Colleagues:

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Community Services (OCS), Division of Energy Assistance (DEA), is releasing $335.5 million in a second round of funding available for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Congress appropriated these funds under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (Public Law 114-113), which provided the final budget for FY 2016 and which the President signed into law on December 18, 2015. The legislation provides for a total funding amount of $3.39 billion. As of today, OCS has allocated all but 1% of the funding available to grantees for FY 2016, pending final budget decisions within HHS.

Click here for a table that summarizes the awards to all grantees. Please click here for a table that summarizes the awards to Tribal grantees.

Please contact your DEA liaison should you have any questions or need any assistance. To view our staff contact information, please click here.  

Sincerely,
/s/
Jeannie L. Chaffin
Director
Office of Community Services

Last Reviewed: July 31, 2018