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

Release Date Release Number
HQ-21-218
Release Date:
September 27, 2021

WASHINGTON -- FEMA has provided over $1.146 billion to more than 174,000 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

6,872

$26,798,670

3,877

ALASKA

174

$453,893

80

AMERICAN SAMOA

Less than 10

$9,000

Less than 10

ARIZONA

4,870

$15,039,801

2,936

ARKANSAS

3,146

$11,396,853

1,787

CALIFORNIA

28,738

$114,095,249

17,513

COLORADO

2,245

$7,734,565

1,369

COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANAS

Less than 10

$4,344

Less than 10

CONNECTICUT

3,273

$15,712,718

2,260

DELAWARE

852

$3,265,184

518

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

537

$2,079,781

304

FLORIDA

19,580

$54,930,759

9,667

GEORGIA

11,397

$45,222,547

6,507

GUAM

16

$51,162

Less than 10

HAWAII

306

$915,881

158

IDAHO

639

$1,985,941

346

ILLINOIS

11,674

$51,422,185

7,499

INDIANA

4,989

$22,643,123

3,222

IOWA

2,420

$11,940,386

1,658

KANSAS

2,365

$10,138,446

1,546

KENTUCKY

4,010

$17,490,263

2,444

LOUISIANA

5,536

$22,100,355

3,203

MAINE

391

$1,188,291

219

MARYLAND

5,414

$23,317,584

3,453

MASSACHUSETTS

5,507

$25,775,338

3,697

MICHIGAN

9,333

$37,642,749

6,144

MINNESOTA

2,696

$13,234,162

1,922

MISSISSIPPI

4,758

$18,328,002

2,699

MISSOURI

5,556

$21,231,662

3,354

MONTANA

534

$1,446,249

276

NEBRASKA

1,205

$5,697,582

802

NEVADA

2,556

$7,556,391

1,357

NEW HAMPSHIRE

658

$2,694,732

443

NEW JERSEY

11,472

$51,207,146

7,363

NEW MEXICO

1,561

$4,382,896

855

NEW YORK

24,989

$105,883,281

15,255

NORTH CAROLINA

8,874

$35,358,990

5,299

NORTH DAKOTA

654

$3,418,942

454

OHIO

9,543

$42,101,577

6,488

OKLAHOMA

4,134

$16,559,039

2,571

OREGON

968

$2,674,664

504

PENNSYLVANIA

12,434

$56,112,110

8,502

PUERTO RICO

1,331

$2,335,381

643

RHODE ISLAND

1,120

$4,612,144

669

SOUTH CAROLINA

6,126

$25,505,697

3,661

SOUTH DAKOTA

693

$3,537,974

479

TENNESSEE

7,434

$31,183,778

4,505

TEXAS

26,474

$103,662,433

15,797

U. S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

32

$107,994

17

UTAH

1,139

$4,966,384

707

VERMONT

135

$565,055

94

VIRGINIA

6,140

$26,253,397

3,922

WASHINGTON

2,012

$6,168,270

1,112

WEST VIRGINIA

1,531

$5,921,154

870

WISCONSIN

4,350

$19,345,863

2,943

WYOMING

293

$1,059,709

182

* 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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Last updated September 27, 2021