Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)

Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)

Serving free meals to all students, regardless of income.

What is the Community Eligibility Provision?

New to CEP? This section covers the basics, including eligibility requirements and the federal reimbursement structure.

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How CEP Benefits Students and Schools

Learn about the many benefits of CEP for both students and schools.

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Selling CEP to School Administrators

Prepare for conversations with administration about how CEP can support your students and your district.

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Strategies for Finding Success with CEP

From maximizing ISPs to business savvy strategies to increase revenue.

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CEP and Education Funding

Answers to one of the most common questions we hear about CEP… “How does it impact education funding?”

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Other Options for Universal Free Meals

Compare CEP, Provision 2, and Non-Pricing.

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Community Eligibility Webinars

Watch our webinars on the Community Eligibility Provision and how to implement it in your school district.

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Resources

Need technical assistance? Have any questions about our resources? Please contact us at NoKidHungryCA@strength.org

*Last updated on 01/22/2021