On April 12th, FEMA launched a program to help families who have lost members to COVID, and are providing reimbursement for funeral/related expenses that were incurred after January 20, 2020.
Who can apply– Citizens, qualified aliens, non-citizen nationals. Decedents do not have to be any of previous three.
Criteria: Death has to have happened in US , our territories, or District of Columbia.
Submit: Death certificate, has to say COVID on there somewhere. If doesn’t—need to get it amended by official.
Other Documentation: Invoice from funeral home or other documentation showing funeral-related expenses. (see faq link below for additional information)
What do you get back? : Up to $9000 per decedent.
Fore more information or to register, call FEMA at 1-844-684-6333 or visit FEMA.gov/funeral-assistance/faq