Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ - Florida EANS Funding.
The EANS program is a separate program under GEER II created to provide services or assistance to eligible non-public schools to address the impact of COVID-19.
- PPE and supplies to sanitize, disinfect, and clean school facilities
- Improving ventilation systems, including windows or portable air
- Training and professional development for staff on sanitization, the use of PPE, and minimizing the spread of infectious diseases
- Physical barriers to facilitate social distancing
- Other materials, supplies or equipment recommended by the CDC for reopening and operation of school facilities to effectively maintain health and safety
- Expanding capacity to administer coronavirus testing to effectively monitor and suppress the virus
- Educational technology
- Redeveloping instructional plans for remote or hybrid learning or to address learning loss
- Leasing sites or spaces to ensure social distancing
- Reasonable transportation costs
- Initiating and maintaining education and support services or assistance for remote or hybrid learning or to address learning loss
To be eligible to receive EANS funds, a non-public school:
- Must be not-for-profit entity
- Must have been in existence prior to March 13, 2020.
- Must be licensed, accredited, or otherwise approved to operate in accordance with State Law.
- Did not and will not apply for and receive a loan under the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that is made on or after December 27, 2020.
- Eligible non-public schools can use EANS funds to make payments through vetted and pre-approved service providers or submit receipts for reimbursement of purchases made to address educational disruptions from COVID-19.
- Once your ClassWallet account is set up and your balance reflects the EANS funds, you can start submitting receipts for a direct reimbursement via ACH or issue payments to registered service providers.
- Costs may be reimbursed with proper documentation, as long as the costs are allowable, reasonable, and necessary.
- Only expenses incurred on or after March 13, 2020 will be considered.
- July 31, 2023 is the last day to submit receipts for reimbursement or issue a payment to service providers within your ClassWallet account.
*For further EANS guidelines and policies, please refer to the FLDOE EANS Webinar PowerPoint (PDF) below.
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