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FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance State-by-State Breakdown

Release Date:
August 1, 2022

WASHINGTON -- FEMA has provided more than $2.7 billion to over 420,000 individuals and families to assist with COVID-19-related funeral costs for deaths occurring on or after Jan. 20, 2020. This assistance helped pay for the funerals of more than 430,000 people who died from COVID-19.

Eligibility determinations are based on when the applicant submits all required documentation. The determinations are not driven by state/locations.

“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

11,834

$64,818,565.09

9,550

Alaska

487

$1,695,739.66

346

American Samoa

31

$57,235.52

11

Arizona

9,362

$36,234,552.87

7,312

Arkansas

5,542

$28,081,660.78

4,501

California

44,047

$220,228,455.14

34,442

Colorado

5,092

$21,632,228.50

3,985

Connecticut

5,085

$28,567,064.72

4,179

Delaware

1,628

$8,286,924.79

1,307

District of Columbia

782

$3,911,403.08

588

Florida

34,649

$155,820,493.67

27,841

Georgia

21,082

$115,828,255.16

16,935

Guam

33

$138,673.19

19

Hawaii

752

$3,291,498.37

570

Idaho

1,912

$8,466,065.09

1,546

Illinois

20,632

$115,990,794.07

16,856

Indiana

10,833

$61,187,559.74

8,831

Iowa

4,432

$26,222,950.00

3,680

Kansas

4,772

$25,375,117.32

3,908

Kentucky

9,773

$56,923,294.55

7,903

Louisiana

8,838

$47,563,992.96

6,894

Maine

1,169

$4,886,928.21

910

Maryland

9,018

$48,763,510.60

7,257

Massachusetts

9,714

$53,580,572.26

7,865

Michigan

18,675

$94,479,747.23

15,363

Minnesota

5,709

$31,996,502.54

4,709

Mississippi

7,913

$41,956,305.88

6,203

Missouri

10,689

$54,841,364.09

8,792

Montana

1,347

$5,512,621.96

1,094

Nebraska

2,369

$13,549,268.48

1,960

Nevada

4,638

$18,890,833.99

3,561

New Hampshire

1,399

$6,770,581.60

1,135

New Jersey

16,982

$95,404,471.45

13,826

New Mexico

3,406

$13,679,715.77

2,600

New York

36,971

$202,724,519.75

29,579

North Carolina

17,557

$92,975,656.82

14,267

North Dakota

1,204

$7,406,516.35

996

Northern Mariana Islands

33

$87,531.99

16

Ohio

22,714

$122,239,646.05

18,860

Oklahoma

8,296

$42,381,477.94

6,766

Oregon

2,591

$8,901,362.55

1,994

Pennsylvania

24,859

$136,601,280.34

20,682

Puerto Rico

2,485

$7,171,410.47

1,832

Rhode Island

1,707

$9,591,255.30

1,402

South Carolina

11,719

$64,522,066.92

9,578

South Dakota

1,174

$6,881,780.67

961

Tennessee

14,895

$81,871,091.72

12,178

Texas

47,456

$248,346,279.18

38,278

U.S. Virgin Islands

80

$394,749.32

63

Utah

2,448

$13,439,545.06

1,978

Vermont

311

$1,342,823.13

244

Virginia

12,242

$65,898,589.62

9,973

Washington

4,624

$18,575,853.84

3,508

West Virginia

4,099

$22,314,391.18

3,280

Wisconsin

8,694

$47,662,159.04

7,204

Wyoming

821

$3,627,506.83

666

* 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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