Tuesday, December 03, 2013 Energy Outreach Colorado, a nonprofit that helps Coloradans afford energy for their homes, is honored as the nation’s top social services charity in Charity Navigator’s annual “Holiday Giving Guide.”
Million has been raised by Energy Outreach since 1989 for affordable energy programs.
Low-income households received EOC funding last year to help pay their heating bills.
Community assistance organizations partner with Energy Outreach to provide heating bill assistance, including Colorado’s Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP).
Is the average energy assistance amount that was credited to the energy utility bill of each qualifying low-income household.
Non-profit facilities have been weatherized to lower their energy costs since 2006 through our Non-Profit Energy Efficiency Program.
Affordable housing apartments have been weatherized to lower their energy costs through our Affordable Housing Energy Efficiency Program since 1997.
Colorado businesses have been subcontracted by EOC to provide weatherization services through our energy efficiency programs.
Energy companies providing natural gas, electricity, propane and wood fuel in Colorado are able to keep costs lower for their customers because EOC heating bill assistance lowers their write-offs.