Community Eligibility Provision Resource Center

Last Published: 03/14/2019

The CEP Resource Center provides extensive resources for parents, teachers, and school officials at the local, state, and Federal level to better understand CEP and its positive benefits, along with useful tools to help facilitate successful implementation of the provision in your school!

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Learn About CEP

The Basics


CEP Webinars

2017 CEP Webinar Series

2015 CEP Webinar Series

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Is CEP Right For You?

Determine Your School/LEA Eligibility


Is CEP Financially Viable for your School/LEA?

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Funding Sources and CEP

Title 1 and E-rate Funding Sources


Exam Fee Reductions & Waivers


Alternate Income Forms

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Spread the Word: Outreach and Communication

Sample Letter: Elected Officials

Sample Letter: School Superintendent

Sample Letter: CEP Work Group

CEP and Alternative Breakfast Models

Webinar: Outreach to Eligible Districts

Community Eligibility Provision Presentation

USDA Blog: CEP Financials

USDA Blog: CEP & Overcoming Legislative Barriers

USDA Blog: Election Flexibilities

CEP End of Cycle Letter [Word] [PDF]

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Implementing CEP: Policy and Guidance

Webinar: Successful Implementation Strategies


Regulations and Policy


Partner Websites and Resources

Food Research and Action Center (FRAC)

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP)

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