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Human Rights - Community Action

San Wong, Department of Human Rights Director

Mission Statement:
To support community action agencies and other community based organizations' efforts to assist low-income families with basic energy, food and shelter needs and in working toward self-sufficiency.

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Highlighted Measure:

Funds leveraged in addition to Federal block grant.

Data Source:Federal leveraging report, Iowa Utility Board reports, local community action agency reports.

Updated 01/26/2016

 

 

GRAPH - Energy Assistance Money in Addition to the Federal Grant Money

Why this is important:
The Division of Community Action Agencies administers several programs designed to reduce the burden of high energy costs for Iowa households.  The federally funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) block grant is designed to aid qualifying households in the payment of a portion of their residential heating costs for the winter heating season. The program also provides energy crisis intervention and client education assistance.


What we're doing about this:
The Division leverages state and local efforts to apply for additional federal energy assistance funds to supplement the regular Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funds. The Division has also established a partnership with the Iowa Association of Community Action Agencies and investor-owned utilities to seek private sector funding for LIHEAP, including efforts to increase contributions to utility company customer contribution funds.



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