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Emergency Assistance to Non-Public Schools Program (EANS)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​EANS II Program​

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.

  • Reserved under ARPA, signed March 11, 2021
  • Ending: 9/30/2023, Tydings (Carryover) Period: 9/30/2024
      • May only serve non-public schools that enroll a significant percentage of students from low-income families (40% or higher or an alternate significant percentage approved by the Secretary of State) and most impacted by COVID-19 
  • Reimbursement is NOT an Allowable Activity
EANS II Eligibility

  • Is non-profit

  • Is accredited, licensed, or otherwise operates in accordance with State law 

  • Was in existence prior to March 13, 2020, the date COVID-19 was declared a national emergency

  • Students from Low Income Families Data (TBD)

  • Did not, and will not, apply for and receive a loan under the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) (15 U.S.C. 636(a)(37)) that is made on or after December 27, 2020. 


On Friday, July 9, USED posted final requirements regarding the implementation of the Emergency Assistance to Non-Public Schools (EANS) program under the ARP. Georgia’s EANS II-ARP​ award allocation is $75,408,050.​

The Georgia State Governor's Office submitted the EANS II-ARP Application for Funding to USED on September 9, 2021. USED is currently under review of the application and will provide an award letter upon completion. 

Additional updates will be forthcoming regarding the EANS II Program application process and timeline for non-public schools through the Georgia Department of Education. The EANS II Program launch date is anticipated for late October 2021. 

EANS Contact Information

Charisse N. Windom, Ph.D.
EANS Program Manager
Office of External Affairs & Policy
Georgia Department of Education
205 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive
2053 Twin Towers East
Atlanta, GA 30334

EANS II Resources