WASHINGTON — FEMA has provided over $1.086 billion to more than 165,000 people to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020. 

Eligibility determinations are not driven by state/location; instead, they are based on when the applicant submits all required documentation.

“Applications” in the below chart reflect the number of individuals who called to begin the assistance process.

Please find state-specific information below:

State-specific Information on COVID-19-related Funeral Cost Assistance

State/Territory

Applications

Amount Approved

Number of Awards

ALABAMA

5,991

$25,416,591

3,673

ALASKA

141

$425,535

75

AMERICAN SAMOA

Less than 10

$9,000

Less than 10

ARIZONA

4,496

$14,081,235

2,732

ARKANSAS

2,725

$10,845,509

1,699

CALIFORNIA

27,344

$108,066,874

16,566

COLORADO

2,067

$7,334,374

1,301

COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANAS

Less than 10

$4,344

Less than 10

CONNECTICUT

3,163

$15,094,444

2,168

DELAWARE

806

$2,972,062

469

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

510

$1,872,198

275

FLORIDA

15,919

$51,720,240

9,117

GEORGIA

9,926

$42,885,263

6,175

GUAM

13

$51,162

Less than 10

HAWAII

266

$854,056

144

IDAHO

565

$1,832,347

319

ILLINOIS

11,047

$49,063,475

7,155

INDIANA

4,634

$21,353,610

3,036

IOWA

2,296

$11,063,461

1,541

KANSAS

2,203

$9,607,020

1,462

KENTUCKY

3,529

$16,668,998

2,321

LOUISIANA

4,913

$21,073,056

3,061

MAINE

356

$1,115,274

203

MARYLAND

5,160

$22,021,622

3,263

MASSACHUSETTS

5,301

$24,448,740

3,506

MICHIGAN

8,897

$35,820,860

5,858

MINNESOTA

2,573

$12,486,120

1,802

MISSISSIPPI

4,288

$17,367,765

2,562

MISSOURI

4,918

$20,185,951

3,190

MONTANA

476

$1,265,987

244

NEBRASKA

1,139

$5,453,680

764

NEVADA

2,319

$7,052,792

1,273

NEW HAMPSHIRE

631

$2,480,089

410

NEW JERSEY

11,016

$48,892,907

7,026

NEW MEXICO

1,458

$3,933,309

763

NEW YORK

24,079

$99,465,381

14,321

NORTH CAROLINA

7,861

$33,581,093

5,030

NORTH DAKOTA

633

$2,797,135

374

OHIO

8,962

$39,864,468

6,154

OKLAHOMA

3,707

$15,841,265

2,460

OREGON

813

$2,531,224

477

PENNSYLVANIA

11,903

$53,368,987

8,083

PUERTO RICO

1,140

$2,185,233

600

RHODE ISLAND

1,074

$4,219,978

610

SOUTH CAROLINA

5,432

$24,543,957

3,526

SOUTH DAKOTA

677

$3,109,737

422

TENNESSEE

6,488

$29,919,291

4,326

TEXAS

23,887

$99,751,315

15,205

U, S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

28

$85,194

14

UTAH

1,027

$4,729,927

672

VERMONT

129

$539,315

90

VIRGINIA

5,724

$25,001,092

3,730

WASHINGTON

1,781

$5,732,668

1,035

WEST VIRGINIA

1,389

$5,369,036

790

WISCONSIN

4,137

$18,484,421

2,812

WYOMING

256

$965,931

167

* Funeral assistance data can/will change daily; the information reflects data as of 8 a.m. today.

Applicants may apply by calling 844-684-6333 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday. Multilingual services are available. Please note, phone calls from FEMA may come from an unidentified number. Applicants who use a relay service, such as a videophone, Innocaption or CapTel, should provide FEMA with the specific number assigned to them for that service so that agency representatives are able to contact them.

Additional information about COVID-19 funeral assistance, including frequently asked questions, is available on FEMA.gov.

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