Welcome from GFDA

Georgia Funeral Directors Association (GFDA) and this site is a wealth of information about funeral service for both industry professionals  and the families they serve. 

Founded in 1899, GFDA is the oldest and largest funeral home association in Georgia.  We encourage high standards of excellence and ethical practices of our members. GFDA provides continuing education for our members and vital information to our members and the public.



As you deal with the closure of a significant relationship in your life, we hope to help with emotional support materials and practical information. We invite you to use these resources to help learn
about the funeral and grief process. 
Visit Here for Family and Support Materials


COVID-19 Funeral Assistance

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. At FEMA, our mission is to help people before, during and after disasters. We are dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the virus. 

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.

FEMA has issued its final policy, which includes details such as eligibility, documentation criteria, and the application process.  More information may be found on our FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance page HERE, including Frequently Asked Questions (updated June 4, 2021).

FEMA began accepting applications for Funeral Assistance on Monday, April 12, 2021 through their dedicated call center.

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number
844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday / 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern Time


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

GFDA closely monitors guidance and information regarding COVID-19.  Our members receive emails as new guidance and information becomes available.  Visit HERE for our COVID-19 section. 

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    • When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated - June 17, 2021
    • Daily Activities and Going Out - June 16, 2021
    • Preparing for Your COVID-19 Vaccination - June 15, 2021
    • Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination - June 15, 2021
  • Georgia Department of Public Health
    • Isolation and Quarantine Calculator. This tool gives guidelines and helps you determine how long you should isolate and quarantine when:
      • You have tested positive and have symptoms
      • You have tested positive but do not have symptoms
      • You were exposed to someone with COVID-19 and you are not fully vaccinated for COVID-19


GFDA Events

Our participants learn information and tools to not only grow their business, but to better understand and serve their families and communities. Visit HERE for more information about our events. 


2021 Membership 

You are invited to join the oldest and largest funeral service association in Georgia. You will become part of an active, well-known association that protects and promotes the interests of funeral service and its members. For over 100 years, we have promoted excellence in funeral service by providing great services and education to help you and your business. GFDA is the only NFDA State Affiliated Association in Georgia!

Visit HERE to learn about GFDA membership benefits and to join.

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Visit HERE for event details and our registration forms. 


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