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

Release Date Release Number
HQ-22-046
Release Date:
April 4, 2022

WASHINGTON -- FEMA has provided more than $2.1 billion to over 320,000 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

11,019

$51,822,681

7,592

Alaska

430

$1,226,070

238

American Samoa

11

$33,802

Less than 10

Arizona

8,595

$27,751,596

5,554

Arkansas

5,145

$21,718,598

3,436

California

40,505

$176,505,061

27,412

Colorado

4,637

$15,943,246

2,892

Connecticut

4,696

$23,169,733

3,379

Delaware

1,476

$6,131,404

971

District Of Columbia

739

$3,202,781

473

Florida

32,355

$127,867,804

22,662

Georgia

19,609

$92,071,227

13,360

Guam

29

$133,040

19

Hawaii

658

$2,209,387

377

Idaho

1,726

$6,054,029

1,072

Illinois

19,101

$89,436,862

13,049

Indiana

9,961

$43,552,904

6,253

Iowa

4,116

$20,046,916

2,798

Kansas

4,364

$17,970,490

2,781

Kentucky

8,701

$39,987,993

5,539

Louisiana

8,254

$38,621,962

5,609

Maine

998

$3,023,683.18

555

Maryland

8,344

$38,029,050

5,658

Massachusetts

8,857

$39,435,441

5,707

Michigan

17,051

$72,514,810

11,785

Minnesota

5,163

$23,277,018

3,406

Mississippi

7,211

$31,923,194

4,729

Missouri

9,855

$42,135,026

6,687

Montana

1,221

$4,186,290

822

Nebraska

2,169

$9,809,797

1,418

Nevada

4,237

$14,364,085

2,661

New Hampshire

1,256

$4,850,378

797

New Jersey

15,781

$77,152,434

11,211

New Mexico

3,041

$9,573,180

1,826

New York

34,483

$165,363,202

24,125

North Carolina

16,191

$71,691,989

10,954

North Dakota

1,103

$5,780,965

778

Northern Mariana Islands

30

$47,828.11

Less than 10

Ohio

20,760

$87,905,413

13,524

Oklahoma

7,545

$31,134,959

4,909

Oregon

2,302

$6,349,651

1,369

Pennsylvania

22,617

$102,260,338

15,488

Puerto Rico

2,134

$5,042,795

1,322

Rhode Island

1,603

$7,663,470

1,126

South Carolina

10,886

$50,549,249

7,431

South Dakota

1,079

$5,457,710

758

Tennessee

13,696

$64,180,863

9,434

Texas

43,901

$196,336,812

30,110

U.S. Virgin Islands

72

$291,374.59

45

Utah

2,268

$10,070,705

1,460

Vermont

262

$955,367

167

Virginia

11,206

$49,763,375

7,499

Washington

4,156

$13,540,321

2,481

West Virginia

3,605

$15,141,337

2,220

Wisconsin

8,061

$34,873,010

5,277

Wyoming

749

$2,711,529

490

* Funeral assistance data can/will change daily; the information reflects data as of 8 a.m. EDT Monday, April 4, 2022.

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 April 4, 2022