P-EBT Mini-Grant

The mini-grants are a non-competitive grant that reimburse school districts for allowable administrative costs incurred during the delivery of the P-EBT benefits. Any district participating in the distribution of P-EBT benefits to students is eligible to apply. Districts now have two options to receive reimbursement:

Option 1: Mini Grant Application

  • Apply for the grant. Applications are due by Friday, July 31. Submit one application per district.
  • Districts must submit a detailed budget outlining all reimbursable costs. A budget template can be found within the application.

Option 2: Simplified Funding

School districts will automatically receive tiered funding based on the number of P-EBT eligible students in the district. Reimbursements for Option 2 have one allotment payout in September 2021.

Districts that elect to receive Option 2 funding do not need to fill out an application or notify CDE. Districts that do not apply via the mini-grant application process will automatically be enrolled in Option 2 funding.

An informational town hall will be held on Thursday, July 15, at 2 p.m. and registration information is forthcoming.


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