The Data Case Studies page allows users to access examples of using data for performance management, prepared by the Performance Management Implementation Work Group (PMIWG). The data case studies include reports and tutorials, webinars, tools, and short videos demonstrating ways grantees have utilized data to examine their programs.
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Using LIHEAP and Census Data for Geographic Analysis - Data Case Study #3 - YouTube
This is a short video about Illinois' effort to use LIHEAP Data and Census Data to analyze the share of the income-eligible population served by LIHEAP (date created = 2023).
Using Geospatial Data for Targeting LIHEAP Assistance in Washington - Data Case Study #2 - Youtube
This is a short video about Washington's efforts to use LIHEAP geospatial data to review and conduct targeted program outreach (date created = 2022).
LIHEAP Data Case Study: Targeting Energy Assistance to Vulnerable Populations - Youtube
This is a short video about how LIHEAP coordinators can use program data to target outreach efforts to vulnerable households.
LIHEAP Data Case Study: Changes in Targeting Vulnerable Populations Over Time - PDF Document
This case study examines how Indiana has served its income-eligible population and vulnerable low-income households over time. The appendix provides a tutorial for other states to access the same information about their programs using the Data Warehouse.
LIHEAP Data Case Study: Energy Burden Targeting - PDF Document
This case study examines how Minnesota's benefit determination procedures targets benefits and burden reduction for households with high energy burdens using program outcomes from FY 2016. The appendix provides a tutorial for other states to access the same information about their programs using the Data Warehouse.
Training Webinar: LIHEAP Performance Management — Using Data to Inform Benefit Determination Procedures and Program Coordination - Youtube
This webinar presents information on how states can use data to inform their benefit determination procedures and better understand the interaction between LIHEAP and other energy assistance programs.
Training Webinar: Understanding How to Use Performance Data for Program Assessment - Youtube
This webinar provides an overview of how state grantees can assess their program performance using data.
LIHEAP Performance Management: Data Informed Program Decisions – Youtube
This one-hour Webinar will provide a review of the Iowa Case Study, completed by the Performance Management Implementation Work Group (PMIWG), to demonstrate to grantees how they can use their own program data to model and assess the potential impact of program changes.
Application Projection Tool
1. Application Projection Tool - EXCEL Document
2. Tutorial - PDF Document
This tool can be used to provide key insights into the topic of program planning and forecasting. The tool allows grantees to enter their own, historic data on program applications and approvals to forecast applications for the remainder of the fiscal year. The tool contains a tutorial with instructions to help grantees use it.