LIHEAP and WAP Funding

FY 2014

LIHEAP

The Office of Community Services (OCS), Division of Energy Assistance (DEA) released approximately $2.9 billion of Federal Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 regular block grant funding to LIHEAP grantees. This funding is provided under the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014 (P.L. 113-46) and represents roughly 90 percent of the regular block grant funding provided in FY 2013.

January 30, 2014, OCS/DEA released an additional $452 million to states, tribes and territories bringing the total amount released in FY 2014 to almost $3.4 billion. View a table of the FY 2014 release of funds.

WAP

The Weatherization Assistance Program is funded at $174 million for FY 2014, $171 million for formula distribution and $3 million fo r training and technical assistance. View a table of FY 2014 state allocations.

FY 2013

LIHEAP

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released $3.068 billion of FY 2013 regular block grant funding to LIHEAP grantees. Tribes will receive about $35 million of the released funds and $4.2 million will be available to territories. This funding was provided under the Continuing Appropriations Act or CR and represents about 90 percent of the regular block grant funding provided in FY 2012. View a table detailing the allocations to grantees made by this release.

On June 5, HHS announced the release of about $187.371 million in LIHEAP funding. This release brings LIHEAP funding for this fiscal year to $3,255,435,546 and reflects both the final enacted appropriation and sequestration. View a table of state allocations.

WAP

The Weatherization Assistance Program is funded at $138 million for FY 2013, which includes $3 million for Training and Technical Assistance. View a table of FY 2013 state allocations.

FY 2012

LIHEAP

Regular block grant funds allocated to states, tribes and territories for Fiscal Year 2012 totaled $3,471,672,115 after a 0.189% rescission to the entire LIHEAP appropriation. This amount includes a set-aside for training and technical assistance (T&TA) funding for HHS, and funding for Leveraging and REACH grants which will be released later. Public Law 112-74 required that of the $3.471 billion appropriated for LIHEAP, $497 million is to be allocated under the “new formula” and $2.974 billion allocated under the “old formula”. View a table that shows the distribution of funds.

WAP

The Weatherization Assistance Program is funded at $68 million for FY 2012, which includes $3 million for Training and Technical Assistance. View a table of FY 2012 state allocations.

Tables

Page last updated: September 11, 2014