COVID-19 Impact Assistance

The Shawnee Tribe is pleased to announce that financial relief aid has been made available to the enrolled citizens of the Shawnee Tribe under the United States Department of Treasury’s CARES Act Funding. Adult Tribal Citizens may apply for assistance to help alleviate the financial burden caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The financial assistance will be given based on the following age groups:

Adult Citizens 18+ = $1,500

The application period will end on September 30, 2021. Applications postmarked or submitted online after this date will not be processed.

Below you will find the application checklist and list of required verifications. Shawnee Citizens may apply at the link below, or submit a paper application, which is also available to download & print below. Paper applications have also been mailed to every Shawnee citizen aged 18 and older.


- Citizen of the Shawnee Tribe
- Eighteen (18) years or older as of September 30, 2021
- Has experienced a financial hardship or an increase in living expenses due the COVID-19 pandemic

Application Checklist:

- Completed Application Form
- Shawnee Citizen Verification (i.e., enrollment card, resolution)

Citizens should expect approximately two (2) weeks of processing time before a submitted application is approved. Applicants who do not receive a follow-up message from Shawnee Tribe Administration after two full weeks may reach out to If you submit your application without providing proof of enrollment, you will experience a longer processing time and may be ineligible to receive assistance through this program.

Apply Online

Download Paper Application