The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federal program that provides reimbursements for nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children and adults who are enrolled for care at participating child care centers, day care homes, and adult day care centers. CACFP also provides reimbursements for meals served to children and youth participating in afterschool care programs, children residing in emergency shelters, and adults over the age of 60 or living with a disability and enrolled in day care facilities.
To learn more about CACFP, check out this quick video.
Head Start At-Risk
Meals Programs Outside School
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- Policies & Regulations
- Financial Management
- Claims Due Dates
- Late Claim Submission Procedure and Form
- Late Claim Request Beyond Control Procedure and Form
- USDA Food and Nutrition 60-day Claim Submissions and 90-Day Reporting Requirements for Child Nutrition Programs
- FNS Financial Management Instruction 796-2 rev.4
- 2 CFR Part 200 (Super circular)
- USDA Guidance for Management Plans and Budgets
- Specific Prior Written Approval (SPWA) and FNS Approval Chart
- Specific Prior Written Approval (SPWA) Form
- CACFP Accounting Journal
- Monthly Time Log
- Biweekly Time Log
- Monitor Time Log
- Donation Form
- Direct Deposit Authorization
- W-9 Form
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.
Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.