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Energy Assistance Eligibility Guidelines

Maximum Annual Income for Qualifying Households

For the period of Oct. 1, 2014 – Sep. 30, 2015

The Minnesota Energy Assistance Program is available to Minnesotans who need help paying for their heating bills. Your eligibility for assistance is based on your last 3 months of household income prior to signing the application, or your most recent Federal Tax Form 1040 for self-employment income. The chart below will help you determine whether your household is eligible for financial assistance.

Household
Size
Annual
3-Month
1 $23,354 $5,838
2 $30,540 $7,635
3 $37,726 $9,431
4 $44,912 $11,228
5 $52,098 $13,024
6 $59,284 $14,821
7 $60,631 $15,157
8 $61,979 $15,494
9 $63,326 $15,831
10 $64,673 $16,168
11 $66,021 $16,505
12 $67,368 $16,842
13 $68,715 $17,178
14* $70,895 $17,723
15* $75,361 $18,840
16* $79,827 $19,956
17* $84,293 $21,073
18* $88,759 $22,189
19* $93,225 $23,306
20* $97,691 $24,422


Based on 50% of State Median Income or *110% of Federal Poverty, whichever is greater.