Individual Development Accounts
Savings program designed to offer low to moderate income households the opportunity to increase their assets. An IDA is a match savings account; match rates are 8:1 for education or small business expenses and 4:1 for first-home purchase. Those wanting to pay for college tuition or for their own small business can save up to $500 while those seeking to purchase their first home save up to $1,000 to be put toward their down payment or other closing costs. Participants can receive up to $4,000 in match funds.
Sportsmen Against Hunger
In collaboration with local sporting groups and meat processors, this program works to distribute donated venison to local food pantries throughout the state.
Supportive Services for Veteran Families
Provides support and services to low-income Veterans and families living in, or transitioning to, permanent housing. Veteran families may qualify for assistance with time-limited payments to third parties for rent, utilities, moving expenses, and licensed child care. Other services provided include outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits.
Weatherization Assistance Program
The nation's core program for delivering energy efficiency services to low-income households. The program provides energy conservation services to low-income households to make their homes more energy efficient. Services include insulation; caulking; water heater jackets; pipe insulation; replacing broken windows and doors; and other measures to reduce energy consumption. Individuals are provided with information, techniques and materials on decreasing energy use; lowering energy bills; and increasing the level of comfort in their homes.