The purpose of the Emergency Assistance to Non-Public Schools (EANS) program is to provide services or assistance to eligible non-public schools to address educational disruptions caused by COVID-19. Please click the options below for additional information specific to each program.
EANS Allowable Service or Assistance
EANS service or assistance must be reasonable and necessary to address educational disruptions caused by COVID-19. All service or assistance provided under the program must be secular, neutral, and non-ideological.
Sanitation Supplies: EANS funds may be used to purchase sanitization, disinfectant, and cleaning supplies for the school facilities.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): EANS funds may be used to purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) for adults and students to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Ventilation/Windows/Portable Air Purification Systems: EANS funds may be used to repair or upgrade existing ventilation systems and windows and to provide portable air purification systems to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
Physical Barriers: EANS funds may be used to purchase physical barriers to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
CDC Recommendations: EANS funds may be used to assist with some CDC recommendations to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
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COVID-19 Testing: EANS funds may be used to purchase COVID-19 testing. This entails expanding capacity to administer coronavirus testing, conducting surveillance and contact tracing activities, and supporting other activities related to coronavirus testing for students, teachers, and staff.
Educational Technology: EANS funds may be used to purchase education technology (including hardware, software, connectivity, assistive technology, or adaptive equipment).
Leasing Sites: EANS funds may be used to lease sites in order to assist with social distancing.
Reasonable Transportation Costs: EANS funds may be used for reasonable transportation costs to assist with social distancing.
Training To Minimize the Spread: EANS funds may be used for training and professional development for staff on sanitization, the use of PPE, and minimizing the spread of infectious diseases.
Redeveloping Instruction: EANS funds may be used for redeveloping instructional plans for remote or hybrid learning.
Support For Learning Loss: EANS funds may be used for initiating and maintaining education and support services to address learning loss.