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Weatherization Assistance Program

Weatherization Assistance Program

State: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY, PR
Resource Intensity: High
Co-founding: No
Cost Share: N/A
Sector: Buildings, Energy
Support Stage: Implementation
Support to: State Governments, Territories, Tribes
Type of Funding: Grant

This program is administered by the Department of Energy. WAP provides State/Territories/Tribes/DC with funding to then partner with CBOs and local governments to implement provide weatherization services to low-income families. Many applicants also leverage funding with non-DOE funds (LIHEAP, utility funding, etc. ). Households at or below 200% of poverty is considered ow-income for this program. These grants awards are usually between three and five years. FY2020 awards totaled (estimated) $270 million, though average amount of assistance is about $7,700. Up to 10% of the grant can be spent on administrative expenses.

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