Funeral Assistance

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many District families. 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.

The Bowser Administration and FEMA partnered on a webinar to explain the COVID-19 Funeral Assistance program. Watch now to learn how your family can seek financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses.