1) Were funds that should have been used for instructional materials used to purchase pandemic related protective equipment and supplies? If yes, proceed to question #2. If not, you are S.O.L.
2) Did the lack of unpurchased instructional materials lead to a documented instructional loss or a learning gap? If yes, proceed to question #3. If not, maybe you should work at doing not being so successful and adaptable when things get tough.
3) Will the funds be used to purchase the instructional materials that would have been otherwise purchased during 2020-2021 school year in order to close the learning gap? If yes, you MAY get the money (no guarantee). If not, try again during the next pandemic.