Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020.
Applicants may receive assistance for the funeral expenses of multiple deceased individuals. Assistance is limited to a maximum of $9,000 per funeral and a maximum of $35,500 per application. Although applicants will be asked to provide their household annual gross income when they apply, assistance is not income-dependent and does not affect eligibility.
To apply, call (844) 684-633. More information can be found at fema.gov, but please note that online applications will not be accepted.