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California Equity Performance and Improvement Program (CEPIP)

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funding Description

The California Department of Education is accepting applications from County Offices of Education (COEs) for the California Equity Performance and Improvement Program (CEPIP). Funds in the amount of $2,500,000 have been appropriated on a one-time basis as authorized by Assembly Bill 99. The purpose of the CEPIP is to promote equity in California’s public schools by supporting and building capacity within COEs, local educational agencies, and schools.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Only County Offices of Education are eligible to apply.
Other Eligibility Considerations No
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18


Legal Authority Assembly Bill 99, Chapter 15, Statues of 2017, Section 87.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2018-19
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 6317 / 8590
Total Available $2,500,000
Recipient Amount Varies
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available January 16, 2018
Due Date February 23, 2018
Expected Notification Date April 13, 2018

Additional Information

Application Request for Applications []
Background CA Equity Performance and Improvement Program []
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsFunding Results []
Other The grant period will be from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020.


Program Jane Liang, 916-319-0259,
Fiscal Susan D.S. Myers, 916-319-0652,
Division Improvement & Accountability Division, 916-319-0836 (phone), 916-319-0961 (fax)
Last Modified: January 29, 2018
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