Neighbor to Neighbor Fund

The Neighbor to Neighbor Program helps those who are experiencing financial hardships and need assistance to get back on their feet.

How will the Program Help?

The Neighbor to Neighbor Program, administered by Dollar Energy Fund, provides eligible customers with a utility assistance grant applied directly to their AEP Ohio bill. This grant helps limited-income customers maintain or restore their basic electric service.

Who is Eligible?

Eligible households:

  • Are customers of AEP Ohio
  • Are at or below 250% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines (FPIGs). 
  • Have made a sincere effort of payment on their AEP Ohio bill. A sincere effort is a minimum of $75 in the last 90 days. (Exceptions for senior citizens, those on life support, veterans, and active duty armed services personnel will apply).
  • Have a minimum balance of $50 on their AEP Ohio bill.


Visit Open Door Resource Center to apply.

Click here for a list of what to bring with you to apply for a Neighbor to Neighbor Grant.