FEMA has begun offering funeral cost reimbursements, up to $9,000, to financially help families who lost a loved one due to COVID-19. Anyone who lost someone to COVID-19 going back to the beginning of the pandemic may be eligible for assistance.
See more eligibility information.
To apply, applicants must call 1-844-684-6333 as applications are only be taken by phone.
You can watch a webinar about FEMA’s COVID Funeral Assistance on Tuesday, April 20 at 2pm. This webinar will provide information regarding the implementation of this new policy and guidance on applicability, conditions of eligibility, required documentation, and other important topics. The webinar can be helpful to individuals and families, volunteer and faith-based organizations, local, state, federal government and private sector.
Tuesday April 20th, 2021 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET English
Tuesday April 20th, 2021 from 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET Spanish