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

Release Date Release Number
HQ-22-062
Release Date:
June 6, 2022

WASHINGTON -- FEMA has provided more than $2.5 billion to over 389,000 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 398,000 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 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

11,554

$60,176,030.42

8,862

Alaska

457

$1,542,816.73

315

American Samoa

27

$43,646.02

Less than 10

Arizona

9,079

$32,975,289.24

6,670

Arkansas

5,397

$25,919,776.38

4,148

California

42,852

$205,502,120.33

32,130

Colorado

4,911

$19,465,198.98

3,585

Connecticut

4,913

$26,647,948.43

3,890

Delaware

1,571

$7,501,841.06

1,183

District of Columbia

766

$3,654,486.83

549

Florida

33,704

$146,416,232.63

26,114

Georgia

20,569

$106,992,185.51

15,625

Guam

32

$135,055.19

19

Hawaii

708

$2,854,921.93

495

Idaho

1,844

$7,678,188.56

1,388

Illinois

19,982

$108,199,738.19

15,764

Indiana

10,558

$55,581,366.79

8,001

Iowa

4,314

$24,244,894.08

3,400

Kansas

4,624

$23,187,379.23

3,580

Kentucky

9,403

$51,330,506.36

7,132

Louisiana

8,621

$44,331,959.92

6,446

Maine

1,101

$4,292,950.10

806

Maryland

8,753

$44,747,992.48

6,669

Massachusetts

9,392

$48,554,430.83

7,102

Michigan

18,049

$86,594,628.14

14,110

Minnesota

5,502

$29,066,933.21

4,274

Mississippi

7,664

$38,212,914.18

5,650

Missouri

10,391

$50,682,087.91

8,128

Montana

1,296

$4,986,363.52

993

Nebraska

2,293

$12,199,270.28

1,765

Nevada

4,490

$17,448,676.24

3,283

New Hampshire

1,337

$6,081,828.78

1,022

New Jersey

16,500

$88,749,580.02

12,874

New Mexico

3,269

$12,398,596.53

2,357

New York

35,962

$190,997,779.14

27,878

North Carolina

17,044

$85,937,223.17

13,167

North Dakota

1,171

$6,807,022.43

916

Northern Mariana Islands

33

$82,231.99

14

Ohio

22,058

$112,139,044.38

17,322

Oklahoma

8,063

$38,344,609.69

6,113

Oregon

2,485

$8,070,342.56

1,797

Pennsylvania

23,974

$126,555,420.22

19,196

Puerto Rico

2,280

$6,150,331.93

1,598

Rhode Island

1,670

$8,980,143.78

1,314

South Carolina

11,421

$60,157,394.71

8,930

South Dakota

1,144

$6,399,214.33

893

Tennessee

14,468

$75,049,992.17

11,144

Texas

46,261

$234,392,350.66

36,127

U.S. Virgin Islands

78

$345,823.71

56

Utah

2,385

$12,156,988.94

1,790

Vermont

289

$1,184,014.67

217

Virginia

11,821

$60,288,236.25

9,124

Washington

4,431

$16,663,744.44

3,123

West Virginia

3,939

$20,347,826.07

2,980

Wisconsin

8,459

$43,508,332.80

6,553

Wyoming

794

$3,378,741.61

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* Funeral assistance data can/will change daily; the information reflects data as of 8 a.m. EDT Friday, June 3, 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 June 6, 2022