Nationwide Waiver of Community Eligibility Provision Deadlines in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs
In accordance with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020, FNS is is extending the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) deadlines for the School Year 2020-2021. The deadlines affected by this waiver include the CEP election, notification and reporting deadlines. This waiver applies to state and local educational agencies (LEAs) administering the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP), and CEP.
This waiver makes the following adjustments to annual CEP deadlines:
|CEP Requirement||Annual Deadline||Waiver Deadline|
|Data Used to Calculate ISP||April 1||Anytime between
April 1-June 30, 2020
|LEA Notification||April 15||June 15, 2020|
|State Agency Notification||April 15||June 15, 2020|
|State Agency Publication||May 1||June 30, 2020|
|Elect CEP for Following SY||June 30||August 31, 2020|
Select from the following list to see all COVID-19 waivers issued for your state in child nutrition programs.
District of Columbia