State Heating Oil and Propane Program


SHOPP is a joint data collection effort between heating oil and propane consuming States across the United States and the U.S. Department of Energy/U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Department of Energy
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants; Z - Salaries and Expenses
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
97-258, 31 U.S.C. 6304
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
SHOPP is a joint data collection effort between States that consume heating oil and propane for residential heating purposes across the United States and the U.S. Department of Energy/Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Beneficiary Eligibility
Beneficiaries are States and their agencies that have the resources to conduct the program, and whose residents consume heating oil and/or propane for residential purposes.
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is not required for this listing. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. An email expressing intent to apply should be sent to the survey manager prior to application for States which are not currently participating in SHOPP. The U.S. EIA may not be able to accommodate all requests for participation. No formal preapplication forms are necessary.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
This award is a five-year cooperative agreement between EIA and the State. Every five years, applicants are required to fill out forms per OMB Circular A-102 and other forms as stated on EIA's website at:
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
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How are proposals selected?
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How may assistance be used?
SHOPP provides State and Federal governments, the press, policy makers, consumers, analysts and others with up-to-date information on retail heating fuels prices during the heating season.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
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Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching is mandatory. 50%.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
The assistance is available for expenditures made during the current award year up to 2 years after the end of the current grant year. Although they may be accessed for a time period after the award year, funds for each grant year may only be spent on program activities for that specific year. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Marcela Rourk Bradbury
1000 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20585 US
Phone: 2025864412
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Salaries and Expenses) FY 18$188,814.00; FY 19 est $189,605.00; FY 20 est $200,000.00; FY 17$198,507.00; FY 16$223,575.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
The range of individual awards is from $2,500 to $24,000. $250,000 is allocated annually for financial assistance to States for SHOPP.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
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