Passare Announces New Integration with Batesville

News Source https://www.passare.com/blog/passare-announces-new-integration-with-batesville ABILENE, TX – July 8, 2021 – Passare is proud to announce an integration with Batesville, an established leader that provides high quality burial and cremation products, memorial keepsakes, business solutions, and technology to funeral homes. This integration works directly with Batesville’s custom funeral home websites. “We introduced Passare’s public API in … Read more

NFDA Press Release: Body Broker Bill Introduced in Congress

For Immediate Release: June 23, 2021 Contact: Jessica Koth, 262-814-1536, jkoth@nfda.org   Body Broker Bill Introduced in Congress Consensual Donation and Research Integrity Act would protect the dignity of donors and offer peace of mind to families. Brookfield, Wis. – When a family chooses to donate a loved one’s body for education or research, they … Read more

NFDA Introduces the Inaugural Class of the National Emerging Leaders Program

Brookfield, Wis. – The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is proud to announce the 20 funeral service professionals who will take part in the association’s first-ever National Emerging Leaders Program. The selected participants will develop leadership skills that will serve them well in any setting they may find themselves – their funeral home, their state … Read more

Landmark Partnership: The Funeral Service Foundation and the ICCFA Educational Foundation Unveil Joint Initiative Aimed at Recruiting Military Veterans into the Funeral Service Profession

The Journey to Serve initiative features free tools and resources designed to recruit military veterans into positions throughout the funeral service profession Nationwide (April 23, 2021) – Recruiting capable, focused professionals into available funeral service and deathcare positions became easier today thanks to a landmark partnership between the Funeral Service Foundation and the ICCFA Educational … Read more

April 19, 2021 – Governor Executive Order

Earlier today Governor Ducey issued EO 2021-09 which bans “vaccine passports” and prevents state and local governments from requiring Arizonans to provide their COVID-19 vaccination status to receive service or enter an area. Under the EO, state agencies, counties, cities, and towns cannot issue a measure that requires an individual to provide documentation of their COVID-19 vaccination … Read more

FEMA Funeral Assistance Flyer

A message from FEMA… The FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance is now open to eligible applicants across the entire U.S., its territories and the District of Columbia. As a result, we are experiencing a high volume of calls to the FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Helpline. Applicants calling may receive a busy signal or longer-than-normal wait times. … Read more

NFDA to Launch National Emerging Leaders Program 

For Immediate Release: April 5, 2021 Contact: Jessica Koth, 262-814-1536, jkoth@nfda.org   Brookfield, Wis. – The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is set to launch the National Emerging Leaders Program on April 12 to help funeral service professionals develop leadership skills that will serve them well in any setting they may find themselves – their … Read more

FEMA Financial Assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA will provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.   Click on the link below to find out who is eligible and how to apply. https://www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance   Feel free to share this … Read more

FEMA Issues Final Policy for COVID Funeral Reimbursement

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Congress authorized FEMA to provide financial assistance to individuals who incurred COVID-19-related funeral expenses after January 20, 2020. Today, FEMA has issued its final policy – which includes details such as eligibility and documentation criteria and … Read more