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Request for Applications

California Equity Performance and Improvement Program (CEPIP)

Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

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.

Program Questions: Jane Liang, email:, phone: 916-319-0259

Downloading Questions: Susan D.S. Myers, District Innovation and Improvement Office, e-mail:, tel. 916-319-0652

Document Description
Request for Application (PDF)
Overview and instructions for the California Equity Performance and Improvement Programs grant application.
Application Workshops (DOCX) Provides the date, time and login information for two Webinars.  These Webinars will provide an overview of the Request for Application (RFA) and offer applicants an opportunity to ask clarifying questions.

Certifications and Assurances

Document Description

General Assurances & Certifications
(Posted May-2017)

Required as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return them with the application; they must be downloaded and kept on file for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits.

More about California Equity Performance and Improvement Program (CEPIP)

Last Reviewed: Thursday, January 18, 2018
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