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

Release Date Release Number
HQ-22-076
Release Date:
July 5, 2022

WASHINGTON -- FEMA has provided more than $2.6 billion to over 410,000 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 419,000 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

11,683

$63,376,535.73

9,323

Alaska

475

$1,651,278.49

336

American Samoa

29

$53,075.52

Less than 10

Arizona

9,232

$35,119,364.31

7,089

Arkansas

5,473

$27,407,218.18

4,390

California

43,473

$215,194,384.39

33,620

Colorado

5,012

$21,026,284.60

3,882

Connecticut

5,020

$27,885,967.38

4,076

Delaware

1,597

$8,008,158.20

1,262

District of Columbia

775

$3,852,103.40

579

Florida

34,180

$152,785,237.61

27,273

Georgia

20,842

$113,450,092.23

16,583

Guam

32

$138,673.19

19

Hawaii

735

$3,114,477.74

542

Idaho

1,882

$8,211,379.50

1,500

Illinois

20,321

$113,391,511.63

16,506

Indiana

10,708

$59,430,269.98

8,574

Iowa

4,383

$25,513,106.37

3,576

Kansas

4,701

$24,873,101.25

3,828

Kentucky

9,594

$55,228,392.11

7,678

Louisiana

8,718

$46,664,254.26

6,769

Maine

1,135

$4,710,274.91

879

Maryland

8,896

$47,600,109.52

7,085

Massachusetts

9,592

$52,252,106.48

7,667

Michigan

18,398

$92,010,323.70

14,971

Minnesota

5,607

$31,137,462.60

4,577

Mississippi

7,787

$40,972,555.20

6,053

Missouri

10,538

$53,166,177.15

8,526

Montana

1,324

$5,364,510.73

1,063

Nebraska

2,331

$13,148,484.57

1,903

Nevada

4,565

$18,453,997.47

3,479

New Hampshire

1,373

$6,564,338.27

1,098

New Jersey

16,765

$93,250,948.57

13,525

New Mexico

3,338

$13,321,281.16

2,519

New York

36,550

$198,118,340.07

28,914

North Carolina

17,319

$90,745,335.56

13,923

North Dakota

1,192

$7,205,444.50

966

Northern Mariana Islands

33

$82,231.99

14

Ohio

22,403

$119,231,049.28

18,390

Oklahoma

8,192

$41,231,555.20

6,586

Oregon

2,537

$8,595,403.53

1,923

Pennsylvania

24,467

$132,719,787.51

20,092

Puerto Rico

2,377

$6,805,795.38

1,742

Rhode Island

1,690

$9,395,061.14

1,372

South Carolina

11,575

$63,035,619.04

9,362

South Dakota

1,159

$6,700,246.89

937

Tennessee

14,711

$79,913,128.93

11,882

Texas

46,886

$243,144,860.29

37,454

U.S. Virgin Islands

79

$373,499.51

60

Utah

2,421

$13,112,355.23

1,924

Vermont

299

$1,287,456.39

232

Virginia

12,037

$64,021,322.20

9,692

Washington

4,541

$17,848,657.15

3,359

West Virginia

4,024

$21,711,923.91

3,190

Wisconsin

8,596

$46,532,859.04

7,021

Wyoming

809

$3,567,334.65

653

* Funeral assistance data can/will change daily; the information reflects data as of 8 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, July 5, 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 July 5, 2022