History of EOC

2019

EOC celebrates 30 years of helping

low-income Coloradans afford home energy.

2017

With a diversity of funding sources, EOC’s affordable energy program investments
totaled $21.6 million.

2012

Worth magazine and Charity Navigator recognized EOC as one of the nation’s Top 10 fiscally-responsible nonprofits.

2009

To complement other energy cost-lowering programs, EOC began managing federal funding through the Colorado Energy Office to weatherize affordable housing communities.

2008

EOC helped pass Colorado legislation allocating $13 million a year in state severance tax revenues for energy bill payment assistance and home weatherization.

2005

With EOC support, the Colorado Legislature passed the Low-Income Energy Assistance Act requiring the state’s six largest utilities to offer the opportunity for their customers to donate to EOC’s programs
on their energy bills.

2003

CEAF changed its name to Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) to reflect its broader energy cost-lowering efforts. 

2000

With natural gas prices skyrocketing, CEAF partnered with public and private agencies to expand energy education and weatherization programs and create a Colorado toll-free consumer hotline.

1998

To help low-income Coloradans reduce home energy costs, CEAF began providing grants to assistance organizations in addition to LEAP for bill payment assistance and weatherization services.

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