WASHINGTON — FEMA has provided over $1.088 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/Territory

Applications

Amount Approved

Number of Awards

ALABAMA

6,181

$25,459,028

3,679

ALASKA

146

$425,535

75

AMERICAN SAMOA

Less than 10

$9,000

Less than 10

ARIZONA

4,574

$14,139,668

2,743

ARKANSAS

2,824

$10,858,180

1,702

CALIFORNIA

27,649

$108,227,747

16,590

COLORADO

2,107

$7,341,161

1,301

COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANAS

Less than 10

$4,344

Less than 10

CONNECTICUT

3,185

$15,098,360

2,170

DELAWARE

818

$2,972,062

469

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

516

$1,881,198

276

FLORIDA

16,721

$51,776,726

9,124

GEORGIA

10,213

$42,979,408

6,185

GUAM

13

$51,162

Less than 10

HAWAII

274

$854,056

144

IDAHO

588

$1,846,670

321

ILLINOIS

11,175

$49,115,532

7,161

INDIANA

4,701

$21,359,122

3,037

IOWA

2,314

$11,108,302

1,547

KANSAS

2,253

$9,612,966

1,463

KENTUCKY

3,626

$16,728,757

2,329

LOUISIANA

5,032

$21,094,837

3,063

MAINE

360

$1,115,274

203

MARYLAND

5,232

$22,046,771

3,265

MASSACHUSETTS

5,336

$24,455,485

3,506

MICHIGAN

8,995

$35,926,084

5,872

MINNESOTA

2,604

$12,487,288

1,803

MISSISSIPPI

4,375

$17,373,347

2,562

MISSOURI

5,081

$20,199,849

3,192

MONTANA

485

$1,284,458

246

NEBRASKA

1,154

$5,453,680

764

NEVADA

2,368

$7,055,432

1,274

NEW HAMPSHIRE

638

$2,483,394

411

NEW JERSEY

11,128

$49,002,682

7,040

NEW MEXICO

1,485

$3,940,992

765

NEW YORK

24,334

$99,647,406

14,339

NORTH CAROLINA

8,065

$33,606,199

5,033

NORTH DAKOTA

639

$2,797,135

374

OHIO

9,073

$39,920,511

6,161

OKLAHOMA

3,809

$15,867,289

2,463

OREGON

841

$2,531,224

477

PENNSYLVANIA

12,014

$53,399,046

8,085

PUERTO RICO

1,191

$2,185,233

600

RHODE ISLAND

1,089

$4,236,552

613

SOUTH CAROLINA

5,563

$24,553,904

3,527

SOUTH DAKOTA

680

$3,109,737

422

TENNESSEE

6,652

$29,927,247

4,327

TEXAS

24,424

$99,863,338

15,221

U. S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

29

$85,194

14

UTAH

1,054

$4,760,734

676

VERMONT

130

$546,315

91

VIRGINIA

5,817

$25,066,226

3,739

WASHINGTON

1,824

$5,753,699

1,038

WEST VIRGINIA

1,415

$5,369,036

790

WISCONSIN

4,183

$18,496,138

2,814

WYOMING

267

$982,138

170

 

* Funeral assistance data can/will change daily; the information reflects data as of 8 a.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 6, 2021.

Applicants may apply by calling 844-684-6333 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EDT, 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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