Dollar Energy Fund

DOLLAR ENERGY GRANT INFORMATION

General Information

Low-income families and individuals who struggle to afford adequate gas, electric or water supplies to meet basic living standards for their household can apply for Dollar Energy Fund assistance and tangible aid.

Sincere Effort of Payment

Applicants must have paid at least $150 on their accounts within the last 90 days. Senior Citizens, age 62 and over, must have paid at least $100 on their accounts within the last 90 days.

Exceptions can be made for extreme hardships.

Balance Requirement

Applicant must have an outstanding balance on their utility bill of at least $100.

Senior Citizens, age 62 and over, may have a $0 balance as long as there is no existing credit on the account.

Applicants must have paid at least $150 on their gas and electric accounts in the past three months. Senior Citizens, age 62 and over, must have paid $100 on their accounts.

Applicants must have paid at least $100 on their water account in the last three months. Senior Citizens must have paid at least $50.

Exceptions may be made in cases of extreme hardships.

Applicants can only receive one grant per utility, per program year.

Application Attachments

Verification of income is required where the applicant is ineligible for LIHEAP and CRISIS, or where those programs are closed.

A copy of the most recent utility bill with proof of minimum payment must be attached to all applications.

More information is available at the Dollar Energy website.