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FEMA Updates State-Specific Funeral Assistance Information

Release Date:
May 10, 2021

WASHINGTON -- FEMA is accepting applications for funeral assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses. As of Monday, May 10, the agency has received nearly 174,000 applications, approved more than 2,200 of those applications and distributed more than $15.5 million.

Applicants may apply by calling 844-684-6333 (TTY: 800-462-7585) from 9a.m. to 9p.m. EDT, Monday through Friday. Multilingual services are available. Please note, phone calls from FEMA may come from an unidentified number. Additional information about the assistance and frequently asked questions are available on FEMA.gov.

Below is state-specific information:

Location

Registrations

Funeral Assistance Approved 

Number of Applicants Awarded

ALABAMA

 4,043

 $162,193

23

ALASKA

 49

 $18,000

2

AMERICAN SAMOA

 2

 $0

0

ARIZONA

 2,988

 $61,977

13

ARKANSAS

 1,764

 $68,649

10

CALIFORNIA

 19,148

 $877,645

128

COLORADO

 1,040

 $109,483

16

COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANAS

 2

 $0

0

CONNECTICUT

 2,235

$310,674

39

DELAWARE

 466

$58,586

9

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

 500

$82,052

12

FLORIDA

 9,600

$716,060

114

GEORGIA

 6,280

$142,293

18

GUAM

 7

$0

0

HAWAII

 137

$10,103

2

IDAHO

 315

$78,918

13

ILLINOIS

 7,206

$872,477

121

INDIANA

 3,074

$104,442

14

IOWA

 1,664

$59,494

7

KANSAS

 1,410

$11,228

2

KENTUCKY

 2,384

$91,649

13

LOUISIANA

 3,548

$107,290

16

MAINE

 148

$72,238

12

MARYLAND

 3,174

$108,225

17

MASSACHUSETTS

 3,826

$526,931

77

MICHIGAN

 5,570

$105,861

16

MINNESOTA

 1,501

$454,310

70

MISSISSIPPI

 3,155

$65,503

10

MISSOURI

 3,068

$61,696

9

MONTANA

 279

$3,200

1

NEBRASKA

 729

$60,517

6

NEVADA

 1,534

$86,869

15

NEW HAMPSHIRE

 289

$78,738

17

NEW JERSEY

 7,615

$842,550

119

NEW MEXICO

 923

$51,449

10

NEW YORK

 17,298

$1,301,961

176

NORTH CAROLINA

 4,744

$729,765

104

NORTH DAKOTA

 514

$121,407

15

OHIO

 6,007

$2,026,912

303

OKLAHOMA

 2,465

$385,707

56

OREGON

 364

$61,663

13

PENNSYLVANIA

 8,318

$631,194

92

PUERTO RICO

 656

$14,237

4

RHODE ISLAND

 860

$323,480

44

SOUTH CAROLINA

 3,517

$125,077

17

SOUTH DAKOTA

 534

$210,553

26

TENNESSEE

 4,444

$42,648

7

TEXAS

15,635

$2,196,908

318

UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS

12

$0

0

UTAH

 638

$207,423

30

VERMONT

 48

$9,000

1

VIRGINIA

 3,487

$424,917

60

WASHINGTON

 899

$38,205

7

WEST VIRGINIA

 852

$7,492

2

WISCONSIN

 2,902

$124,811

17

WYOMING

 119

$58,234

9

 * Funeral assistance data can/will change daily; the information reflects data as of 8 a.m. Monday, May 10, 2021

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