Energy Outreach Colorado is the only independent, non-profit organization in the state raising money to help limited income Coloradans afford home energy.
Since we were established in 1989, EOC has raised more than $182 million to:
Fund energy bill payment assistance to thousands of households by partnering with 100 assistance organizations across the state
Support and manage energy efficiency upgrades for affordable housing communities and non-profit facilities, and educate residents about energy-saving practices
Advocate on behalf of low-income energy consumers before the Colorado Legislature and Public Utilities Commission
Energy Outreach Colorado relies on private donations, corporate contributions and foundation grants to fund these programs. We have received top ratings from Charity Navigator for 11 consecutive years and are an accredited charity member of the Better Business Bureau.
Emergency Help and Homeless Prevention
EOC provides energy assistance grants to more than 100 Colorado assistance agencies, including the state Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP). These funds are distributed statewide by trained case workers as credits to the utility bills of more than 120,000 low-income households each year. Click here to apply for energy assistance and see a listing of partner agencies.
EFFICIENCY AND EDUCATION
Reducing Energy Usage
EOC provides grants to qualifying affordable housing communities and nonprofit facilities to pay for energy efficiency upgrades such as insulation, efficient lighting and Energy Star appliances. Click
here to learn more about these programs.