The Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund

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  • Last year, the MA Good Neighbor Energy Fund helped more than 1,425 families pay an electric, gas or oil bill.
  • The fundraising goal for the 2014-2015 MA Good Neighbor Energy Fund campaign is $550,000.
  • Since 1985, the Fund has raised more than $19.3 million and assisted over 83,500 needy families.
  • Sponsoring gas, electric and oil companies support their respective customers' generosity through various giving programs.
  • To qualify for assistance from the MA Good Neighbor Energy Fund, an applicant's gross household income must fall between 60 and 80 percent of the state's median income levels.
  • This year's maximum Fund disbursement is $275 per eligible household per heating season.