South Dakota

FY 2014/2015 Low-Income Energy Programs
Federal | Charitable

FEDERAL

LIHEAP Contact
Public Inquiries: 1-800-233-8503
Website: http://dss.sd.gov/energyassistance/

Local LIHEAP Administering Agency Contacts
1-800-233-8503
Application: http://dss.sd.gov/energyassistance/lowincome/index.asp

Weatherization Assistance Program
Local Administering Agency Contacts
Website

LIHEAP FY 2014 Funding (includes tribal awards)
$20,869,167

LIHEAP Income Eligibility Level
175% Federal Poverty Level

LIHEAP FY 2015 Benefit
Heating: $500 minimum, $1,983 maximum
Crisis: $1,200 max

LIHEAP Households Served (Estimate for FY 2013 Heating)
24,943

LIHEAP Program Dates
Heating: Year round
Crisis: October 1 - March 31

Emergency Charitable Assistance

Please note these charitable funds are last resort emergency funds with limited resources and limited times of operation.

MidAmerican Energy
I Care
The I CARE program helps your local community action agencies provide financial assistance for heating bills and home weatherization. MidAmerican Energy contributes funds based on customer contributions and pays all administrative costs.
1-888-427-5632
www.midamericanenergy.com/service9.aspx

Sioux Valley Southwestern Electric
Operation Round Up
Voluntary contributions from participating cooperative customers. The Operation Round Up funds are kept in a trust fund and are dispersed as directed by the Operation Round Up board. Individuals are eligible to receive up to $2,500/year. Print an application at: http://www.siouxvalleyenergy.com/myCommunity/OperationRoundup/Applications/index.html
1-800-234-1960
http://www.siouxvalleyenergy.com/myCommunity/OperationRoundup/

West River Electric Association, Inc.
Operation Round Up
Operation Round Up donations are placed in trust and administered by an independent Board of Directors. The funds will be available to help any charitable projects for organizations, groups, families, or individuals within the service territory of West River Electric. An application must be submitted to the Trust Board by a member of West River Electric.
Wall, 605-279-2135 or 888-279-2135; Rapid City 605-393-1500 or 888-393-1500
www.westriver.com/Member_Services/Operation_Roundup/index.html

Page last updated: September 30, 2014