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Dollar Energy Fund

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Dollar Energy Fund is a energy conservation organization based in Pittsburgh, PA that was founded in 1983. As of 2019 they had $33 million in revenue and $29 million in assets.

Dollar Energy Fund's mission is to improve the quality of life for households experiencing hardships by providing utility assistance and other services that lead to self-sufficiency.

(412) 431-2800
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Program areas at Dollar Energy Fund

Assistance was provided to 25,873 families for gas, water, telephone, and electricity in the form of credits from utility vendors and payments by Dollar Energy Fund, Inc. on behalf of needy individuals. In addition, the weatherization program helps customers manage their utility bills through the utilization of Energy efficiency measures. Usage reduction is further achieved by providing customers home Energy education sessions and Energy action plans designed to help facilitate changes in Energy use habits.

The pittsburgh water and sewer authority created a residential homeowner assistance program to aid low income homeowners facing potentially steep costs to repair non-compliant storm sewer connections to sanitary sewers on their property. Dollar Energy Fund, Inc. Serves as the grant and loan program administrator and point of customer contact for homeowners who wish to participate in the program. The pittsburgh water and sewer authority also created a moratorium, bill discount, and payment counseling program to assist its low-income customers. Dollar Energy Fund, Inc. Serves as the administrator for this program.

Form 990s for Dollar Energy Fund

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-09Jan 30, 2020990View PDF
2018-09Mar 15, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Apr 19, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Feb 26, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Dollar Energy Fund

Total grants, contributions, etc.$25,348,289
Program services$8,380,004
Investment income and dividends$304,527
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-313,202
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$113,428
Total revenues$33,833,046

Vendors for Dollar Energy Fund

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-03-02
█████████Marketing software2020-03-02
█████████Fundraising software2020-03-02
█████ ███████ █████Tax accounting; Audit accounting2020-01-30
███ █████████ ████ ███████████Investment management2019-12-31
████ ████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31

Personnel at Dollar Energy Fund

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Chad QuinnChief Executive Officer$233,165Sept. 30, 2020
Dan CaponiChief Financial Officer$70,481Sept. 30, 2020
████ █████████Chief Information Officer-Sept. 30, 2020
████ █████████Chief Human Resources Officer$133,323Sept. 30, 2020
████ █████████Director of Communications-Sept. 30, 2020
███████ ██████Director of Fundraising-Sept. 30, 2020
███████ █████████Director of Business Development-Sept. 30, 2020
█████ ████Director of Accounting-March 10, 2018
█████ ████████Director of Programs, Greensburg-Aug. 10, 2019
████ █████Director of Programs, Pittsburgh-Sept. 30, 2020
...and 15 more key personnel

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