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

Release Date Release Number
HQ-21-225
Release Date:
October 4, 2021

WASHINGTON -- FEMA has provided over $1.158 billion to more than 176,000 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

7,150

$27,213,021

3,940

ALASKA

180

$465,093

81

AMERICAN SAMOA

Less than 10

$9,000

Less than 10

ARIZONA

4,958

$15,114,048

2,951

ARKANSAS

3,244

$11,533,089

1,809

CALIFORNIA

29,196

$115,037,772

17,655

COLORADO

2,302

$7,891,431

1,395

COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANAS

Less than 10

$4,344

Less than 10

CONNECTICUT

3,303

$15,884,915

2,285

DELAWARE

866

$3,303,420

523

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

545

$2,087,946

305

FLORIDA

20,608

$56,273,582

9,907

GEORGIA

11,867

$45,987,959

6,610

GUAM

17

$51,162

Less than 10

HAWAII

320

$927,159

160

IDAHO

681

$2,047,773

356

ILLINOIS

11,868

$51,791,495

7,551

INDIANA

5,127

$22,782,398

3,245

IOWA

2,461

$12,085,273

1,675

KANSAS

2,411

$10,277,335

1,563

KENTUCKY

4,178

$17,661,999

2,467

LOUISIANA

5,740

$22,370,943

3,242

MAINE

399

$1,198,746

220

MARYLAND

5,489

$23,579,665

3,487

MASSACHUSETTS

5,570

$26,001,188

3,727

MICHIGAN

9,463

$37,791,087

6,168

MINNESOTA

2,741

$13,277,351

1,927

MISSISSIPPI

4,897

$18,514,631

2,727

MISSOURI

5,723

$21,802,473

3,455

MONTANA

554

$1,469,268

281

NEBRASKA

1,226

$5,808,338

817

NEVADA

2,624

$7,692,966

1,383

NEW HAMPSHIRE

668

$2,706,088

446

NEW JERSEY

11,595

$51,617,321

7,423

NEW MEXICO

1,589

$4,468,176

871

NEW YORK

25,270

$107,047,412

15,420

NORTH CAROLINA

9,215

$35,786,368

5,361

NORTH DAKOTA

666

$3,488,847

463

OHIO

9,780

$42,238,587

6,506

OKLAHOMA

4,277

$16,806,366

2,608

OREGON

1,020

$2,754,394

522

PENNSYLVANIA

12,624

$56,348,888

8,535

PUERTO RICO

1,370

$2,373,733

651

RHODE ISLAND

1,133

$4,720,070

684

SOUTH CAROLINA

6,382

$25,811,715

3,708

SOUTH DAKOTA

703

$3,593,675

487

TENNESSEE

7,768

$31,508,047

4,555

TEXAS

27,385

$104,725,197

15,956

U. S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

35

$107,994

17

UTAH

1,170

$5,040,455

716

VERMONT

139

$565,055

94

VIRGINIA

6,296

$26,535,421

3,967

WASHINGTON

2,084

$6,219,544

1,119

WEST VIRGINIA

1,581

$6,000,575

878

WISCONSIN

4,433

$19,511,624

2,968

WYOMING

300

$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 October 4, 2021