2020 Program Guidance Documents

Table of Active WPNs from 20-1: This list reflects active WPNs applicable to formula grants in effect at the time of WPN 20-1 issuance.

For a searchable database of DOE Guidance, utilize the EERE Guidance Site.

WAP Memorandum 061: Allowable Use of Training Funds for 2020 National Home Performance Conference

WAP Memorandum 060: Weatherization Assistance Program Frequently Asked Questions Related to COVID-19

Weatherization Program Notice (WPN) 20-4: Weatherization Assistance Program Monitoring Procedures

Effective: January 22, 2020- DOE has issued updated monitoring policy and procedures for the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). This Weatherization Program Notice (WPN) describes the revisions to current WAP monitoring procedures and provides additional information and resources for Grantees to strengthen and enhance their weatherization monitoring plans. The provisions of this WPN apply to all WAP Grantees applying for financial assistance under the Department of Energy’s (DOE) WAP. This Notice supersedes WPN 16-4.

Effective: February 13, 2020-  This WPN provides Poverty Income Guidelines and Definition of income for WAP Program Year 2020.


Effective: February 10, 2020-  This WPN provides state by state allocations for the WAP Program Year 2020.


Effective: December 12, 2019-  This WPN and its two attachments, the 2020 Application Instructions and the 2020 ALRD Document, provide programmatic information to Weatherization Managers to guide the development of an annual Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Grantee Plan to ensure that funds are dispersed to weatherization providers in a timely manner.

Weatherization Memorandum 059- 2020 Weatherization Grant Application Active Weatherization Program Notices Update

Effective: January 22, 2020- Page 12 of WPN 20-1 contains a table that lists the active WPNs which address specific policy areas that must be adhered to by all Grantees and Subgrantees operating weatherization programs using DOE funds. Upon issuance of WPN 20-1, DOE became aware that WPN 11-3, Policy Regarding the Use of DOE Program Funds to Pay for Call-Back/Add-On Work After Reported to DOE As A Completed Unit, issued on December 15, 2010, was inadvertently omitted from the table.

Weatherization Memorandum 058- Allowable Use of Training Funds for 2020 National Home Performance Conference

Effective: January 9, 2020- The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) strongly encourages Grantees and Subgrantees of the Program to participate in network training opportunities. Historically, DOE hosted a National Weatherization Training Conference biannually, to offer ‘hands-on’ training and classroom training to WAP providers. Since 2017, DOE has partnered with other national organizations to satisfy this demand.