Last Updated on August 22, 2023 by Hannah Stevens
WASHINGTON—FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor has approved Mississippi for a FEMA grant in the Lost Wages Assistance program. The FEMA grant will permit the state to give out $300 per week, in addition to their regular unemployment benefits for workers affected with COVID-19. The FEMA and the Governor of Mississippi Tate Reeves will collaborate to create a system that makes this funding available for residents of Mississippi.
Is it more relevant for you to see the Lost Wages Grant for Minnesota?
Former President Trump made up to $44 billion from FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund accessible to provide financial assistance for Americans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic on August 8, 2020. Nowadays, Mississippi agreed to run a program to help its residents who lost their jobs due to COVID-19.
You should also check out the Lost Wages Grant for Montana.
FEMA is looking forward to working with governors from additional states that agree to run a lost wages program to provide financial relief for unemployed Americans.
Have you checked out the federal Pandemic Grants for Individuals?