WASHINGTON — FEMA has provided over $1.2 billion to more than 196,000 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 chart below 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

8,073

$29,949,370

4,356

ALASKA

224

$552,883

97

AMERICAN SAMOA

Less than 10

$22,968

Less than 10

ARIZONA

5,376

$16,817,632

3,313

ARKANSAS

3,573

$13,178,159

2,060

CALIFORNIA

30,940

$126,977,882

19,537

COLORADO

2,529

$8,677,995

1,535

COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANAS

Less than 10

$4,344

Less than 10

CONNECTICUT

3,414

$17,169,574

2,485

DELAWARE

940

$3,921,943

628

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

575

$2,334,858

340

FLORIDA

23,563

$64,464,543

11,388

GEORGIA

13,553

$51,542,932

7,432

GUAM

20

$69,162

Less than 10

HAWAII

380

$1,082,658

186

IDAHO

880

$2,538,033

438

ILLINOIS

12,559

$56,429,286

8,260

INDIANA

5,675

$24,736,558

3,541

IOWA

2,638

$13,755,608

1,910

KANSAS

2,623

$11,978,953

1,830

KENTUCKY

4,987

$19,822,278

2,764

LOUISIANA

6,346

$25,881,750

3,765

MAINE

450

$1,437,838

264

MARYLAND

5,778

$26,164,066

3,895

MASSACHUSETTS

5,788

$27,886,989

4,008

MICHIGAN

10,089

$41,428,011

6,791

MINNESOTA

2,951

$14,450,536

2,110

MISSISSIPPI

5,378

$20,385,185

3,004

MISSOURI

6,230

$23,717,789

3,767

MONTANA

668

$1,803,255

351

NEBRASKA

1,307

$6,525,485

923

NEVADA

2,875

$8,775,733

1,575

NEW HAMPSHIRE

708

$2,956,243

485

NEW JERSEY

12,024

$55,593,274

8,040

NEW MEXICO

1,700

$5,260,886

1,022

NEW YORK

26,201

$117,385,834

17,010

NORTH CAROLINA

10,443

$40,497,902

6,080

NORTH DAKOTA

716

$3,807,606

513

OHIO

11,016

$45,817,859

7,077

OKLAHOMA

4,843

$18,482,859

2,883

OREGON

1,250

$3,071,782

591

PENNSYLVANIA

13,462

$62,495,718

9,484

PUERTO RICO

1,484

$2,709,117

737

RHODE ISLAND

1,177

$5,481,004

799

SOUTH CAROLINA

7,308

$28,496,699

4,104

SOUTH DAKOTA

744

$3,977,432

543

TENNESSEE

9,044

$33,960,310

4,913

TEXAS

30,839

$118,593,661

18,191

U. S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

42

$143,714

22

UTAH

1,324

$5,572,291

795

VERMONT

154

$636,820

109

VIRGINIA

6,925

$28,589,278

4,304

WASHINGTON

2,387

$7,330,615

1,322

WEST VIRGINIA

1,894

$7,154,879

1,054

WISCONSIN

4,763

$21,181,922

3,229

WYOMING

361

$1,240,699

217

 

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

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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