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CACFP – Budget Approval Issues

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PDF Icon Policy Memo (152.73 KB)
DATE: June 30, 2003
SUBJECT: Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) – Budget Approval Issues
TO: All Regions
Regional Directors
Child Nutrition Programs

This memorandum is intended to clarify when the state agency can require an institution to devote a specific amount or percentage of CACFP funds to pay for food or other costs.

Please provide this information to your state agencies. State agencies should make any needed adjustments to its budget approval and review processes for the program year beginning Oct. 1, 2003.

Child Nutrition Division


Page updated: December 21, 2021

The contents of this guidance document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.