Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) and Provision 2

Child Nutrition Services

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The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) and Provision 2 provide an alternative approach for offering school meals at schools in low-income areas.

Refer to the Comparison of Meal Service Options chart to help determine whether CEP or Provision 2 is the best option for your school.

Community Eligibility Provision

Getting Started with CEP

Continuing CEP

Meal Counting Resources

Provision 2
Family Income Survey - Tools, Letter Templates, and Promotion Best Practices


Letter Templates

It's More Than the Family Income Survey Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to help districts promote the importance of families filling out the Family Income Survey each year. The information collected on these forms can help schools receive funding for important programs.

Flyers & Templates

Social Media

This toolkit is modified from the LA Unified School District's More Than a Meal Toolkit.

CEP and Provision 2 Informational Resources

A training on "Applying for CEP Using WINS" is available on the School Meal Programs Training Canvas course.

Please review the Community Eligibility Provision FAQ for additional information.