Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0050
Additional Guidance on the CACFP Second Interim Rule

In September and October 2004, the Food and Nutrition Service conducted conference calls to answer questions from state agency staff about implementation of the second interim rule entitled, Child and Adult Care Food Program: Improving Management and Program Integrity. The attached guidance provides information to help CACFP staff build a stronger understanding of the rule’s requirements.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0045
Letter to Child Care Provider

Letter to Child Care Provider regarding participation in CACFP.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0044
CACFP 01-2005: Use of Enrollment Data for Establishing Claiming Percentages and Determining the Eligibility of Proprietary Centers

There are several instances in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) regulations where the definition of an enrolled child/program participant is critical to the appropriate application of Program requirements.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0041
Allowability of Cost for Directors and Officers Insurance in the Child and Adult Care Food Program

This memorandum addresses the allowability of “Directors and Officers” (D&O) insurance as an administrative cost in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

CACFP02-2004
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0040
Overpayments in the CACFP: Reauthorization 2004 Implementation Memo CACFP 4

The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 (PL 108-265) amended the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (Act) to increase the disregard threshold for overpayments to child or adult care institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) if the total overpayment to the institution for the fiscal year does not exceed an amount that is consistent with the disregards allowed in other programs under the Act.

Resource | Interim Final Rule
Interim Final Rule: CACFP Improving Management and Program Integrity

The changes in this interim rule are primarily designed to improve Program operations and monitoring at the state and institution levels and, where possible, to streamline and simplify Program requirements for state agencies and institutions.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2004-0036
Implementing Changes to the CACFP in Interim Rule entitled, “CACFP: Improving Management and Program Integrity”

On September 1, 2004, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) published an interim rule entitled, “Child and Adult Care Food Program: Improving Management and Program Integrity” (69 FR 53501).

Resource | Notices
Food Distribution Program: Value of Donated Foods (July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2005)

This notice announces the national average value of donated foods or, where applicable, cash in lieu of donated foods, to be provided in school year 2005 (July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005) for each lunch served by schools participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), and for each lunch and supper served by institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

Resource | Reimbursement Rates
CACFP: National Average Payment Rates, Day Care Home Food Service Payment Rates, and Administrative Reimbursement Rates for Sponsoring Organizations of Day Care Homes (July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2005)

This notice announces the annual adjustments to: the national average payment rates for meals and supplements served in child care centers, outside-school-hours care centers, at-risk afterschool care centers, and adult day care centers; the food service payment rates for meals and supplements served in day care homes; and the administrative reimbursement rates for sponsoring organizations of day care homes, to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index.

Resource | Notices
Child Nutrition Programs: Income Eligibility Guidelines (July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2005)

This Notice announces the Department's annual adjustments to the Income Eligibility Guidelines to be used in determining eligibility for free and reduced price meals or free milk for the period from July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.