COVID-19 Funeral Assistance – FEMA

Website: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance 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 on or after January 20, 2020. Call this dedicated, toll-free phone number to complete your COVID-19 Funeral Assistance application with a FEMA representative. … Read more

USDA Farm Service Agency Disaster Assistance Programs

Website: https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/disaster-assistance-programUSDA offers a variety of programs to help farmers, ranchers, communities, and businesses that have been hard hit by natural disaster events. Below you’ll find available FSA programs; visit farmers.gov for additional USDA programs that can help agricultural producers recover. Livestock Assistance Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) provides compensation to eligible livestock producers who have suffered … Read more

Individual and Small Business Assistance from Washington Emergency Management Division Human Services Program

Website: https://mil.wa.gov/for-individuals-households-businesses#Individual The Individual Assistance Program (IA): IA is the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program to support individual and business recovery and is authorized through a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration. The IA program has multiple components including cash assistance and crisis counseling, a detailed declaration process and benefits that vary depending on several factors. … Read more

Disaster Cash Assistance Program – Severe Weather

Website: https://www.washingtonconnection.org/home/Disaster Cash Assistance is a temporary program activated by the Governor’s declaration of a statewide emergency and subsequent proclamation. It is a Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) program. Households in a county designated as a disaster area by Governor Inslee may be eligible for DCAP, if they meet all eligibility criteria and … Read more

Sustainable Connections Flood Relief Resources for Farms and Farmers

Sustainable Connections list of opportunities to donate, as well as help available for farms and farmers https://sustainableconnections.org/flood-relief-resources/ If a farm needs flood emergency or recovery assistance, they should contact Whatcom Emergency Management at 360-676-6681. If the need cannot be addressed locally, it is passed up to State Emergency Operations Center which has staff from the … Read more

Washington State Dept of Revenue Disaster Relief for Taxpayers (Businesses)

Website: https://dor.wa.gov/get-form-or-publication/publications-subject/tax-topics/disaster-relief-taxpayers DOR will work with businesses that cannot file or pay their taxes on time due to a natural disaster. Filing extension for excise tax returns Late payment penalty waiver request Businesses can request an extension or penalty waiver by sending a secure email in their My DOR account or by calling Revenue’s customer service staff at 360-705-6705, … Read more

DSHS Disaster Cash Assistance Program

Washington Department of Social and Health Services Disaster Cash Assistance Program https://www.dshs.wa.gov/esa/emergency-assistance-programs/disaster-cash-assistance-program 4101 Meridian St., Bellingham, 98226 877-501-2233 Cash program activated due to natural disasters or other specified states of emergency declared by the Governor. It is available to families or individuals without children who face an emergency and don’t have the money to meet … Read more