South Dakota

FY 2015/2016 Low-Income Energy Programs
Federal | Charitable


LIHEAP Contact
Public Inquiries: 1-800-233-8503

Local LIHEAP Administering Agency Contacts

Weatherization Assistance Program
Local Administering Agency Contacts

LIHEAP FY 2016 Funding (including tribal awards)
$18,588,626 (Initial CR Release)

LIHEAP Income Eligibility Level
175% Federal Poverty Level
Crisis: 160% Federal Poverty Level

LIHEAP FY 2016 Benefit
Heating: $334 minimum, $1,983 maximum
Crisis: $1,200 max

LIHEAP Households Served in FY 2014
Heating: 23,111
Cooling: 0
Winter/Year-round Crisis: 1,406
Summer Crisis: 0

LIHEAP Program Dates
Heating: Year-round
Crisis: Year-round

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.

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:

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

Page last updated: November 9, 2015