Funeral Attendance Assistance Application

Note: All fields marked with a red asterisk (*) are required.

  • Please enter your first and last name
  • Your complete mailing address
  • A contact number you can be reached at
  • Your Snoqualmie Tribe enrollment number
  • An email address you can be contacted at, if available
  • Please select the method we use to contact you
  • Please choose the type of assistance you are requesting
  • Please select the type of payment requsted
  • Please list all vendors being paid
  • Supporting Documentation

    Supporting documentation can be scanned, faxed or mailed to the Snoqualmie Tribal Administration at:

    Attn: General Resources Department
    Mail: PO Box 969, Snoqualmie, WA 98065
    Fax: (206) 202-4535

  • Terms and Conditions

    This program is intended to fall under the Tribe’s General Welfare Policy. The Snoqualmie Tribal Council wishes to ensure that no tribal member in the community will be without basic fundamental necessities of life. The General Welfare Policy (“Policy”) will not completely fund all members’ financial and other needs, but is designed to lessen the burden of living expenses in their everyday lives. It is the intent of the Tribal Council that the Policy be funded from the Tribe’s general fund, which will not be subject to state or federal taxation and will not reduce fixed income or other benefits of the recipients.

    I certify the information contained in this application is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand that I am completing this application if I knowingly give false information which results in payment to which I am not entitled, that this benefit may be revoked. By signing I agree that the Funeral Attendance Assistance Program may contact other tribal programs for pertinent information as it applies to this application.

  • By checking this box I acknowledge that I have read and agree with the preceding terms and conditions.


The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe’s Funeral Attendance Assistance Program provides financial assistance to help
adult enrolled Snoqualmie Tribal Members attend a wake, funeral, burial, and other bereavement event(s).

Tribal members can receive up to $1,000 (one thousand dollars) in assistance, per fiscal year (October 1-
September 30), as set forth in the Funeral Attendance Assistance Policy.

Eligibility for the Funeral Attendance Assistance Program:
1. Applicant must be an adult enrolled member of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe.

2. The benefit is for individual use by the adult enrolled member.

Limits on the distribution of Emergency Assistance Program:
1. The assistance can be used towards transportation and/or lodging costs associated with attending a wake(s), funeral(s), burial(s), and other bereavement event(s).
a) Transportation includes but is not limited to: gas, airfare, train tickets, ferry, and tolls.

2. The assistance cannot be used towards an expense that is consider ‘lavish or extravagant’ (i.e., first class plane tickets, luxury lodging accommodations, lodging accommodations that are otherwise excessive, etc.).

3. Incidentals accrued in addition to basic lodging costs will not be covered, including without limitation:
a) Room service
b) Room damages

4. Payments can be made through the following:
a) Payments directly to vendors
i. Require an invoice or quote be submitted prior to release of funding, and subsequently provided receipts.
b) Advances with the requirement of reconciliation
i. Require an invoice or quote be submitted prior to release of funding, and subsequently provided receipts.
c) Reimbursement for approved items with original receipts

5. Proof of attendance must be provided in the form of a memorial card or program.

6. The Funeral Attendance Assistance Benefit is a discretionary benefit program authorized by the Tribal Council and subject to Tribal Council appropriations. Authorization of this program does not create any liability on the part of the Tribe for any future payment. The Tribal Council reserves the right to alter or eliminate the Funeral Attendance Assistance benefit and/or its eligible and ineligible items list at any time and for any reason.