FEMA COVID-19 Funeral & Burial Reimbursement Program
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. At FEMA, our mission is to help people before, during and after disasters. We are dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the virus.
Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.
How to Apply For COVID-19 FEMA Funeral Assistance
To begin your application, you must call FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line:
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Eastern Time
Here is some more information regarding COVID-19 FEMA Funeral Assistance:
Although we are not permitted to submit an application on your family's behalf,
we can help in providing you with documentation of your loved one’s services, and the FEMA required death certificate, if we have it on file.
Please contact us at (727) 321-3321 and we will do everything we can to help.