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Comment Request - Family Day Care Home Participation Study

The Family Day Care Home Participation Study aims to understand FDCH provider experiences with the CACFP by asking a nationally representative sample of both current and former providers about their experiences with the program.

Resource | Federal Register Documents

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, 2022 - June 30, 2023)

This notice announces the annual adjustments to the national average payment rates for meals and snacks 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 snacks 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

Food Distribution Program: Value of Donated Foods (July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023)

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 2023 for each lunch served by schools participating in the National School Lunch Program, and for each lunch and supper served by institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Resource | Policy Memos

Questions and Answers Regarding the 2022 Infant Formula Shortage in the CACFP

The ongoing infant formula shortage due to supply chain issues, which worsened due to a major formula recall in February 2022, has left many CACFP operators concerned about access to formula and their options for safely feeding infants in their care.  

 

CACFP 10-2022
Resource | Policy Memos

Questions and Answers Related to Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data by Visual Observation and Identification in CACFP and SFSP – Policy Rescission

This memorandum provides clarification on questions related to the collection of race or ethnicity data now that visual identification of race and ethnicity is no longer an allowable practice in the Summer Food Service Program and Child and Adult Care Food Program.

CACFP 09-2022, SFSP 05-2022
Resource | Policy

Area Eligibility for Summer 2022 and School Year 2022-23

This memorandum provides guidance to state agencies as they transition from COVID-19 nationwide waivers related to establishment of area eligibility in the child nutrition programs for summer 2022 and SY 2022-23.

SP 10-2022, CACFP 08-2022, SFSP 04-2022
Resource | Policy Memos

Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022: Effect on Child Nutrition Programs

This memorandum provides notice to CNP operators regarding Sections 740, 751, and 752 of Division A of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, enacted on March 15, 2022. 
 

SP08-2022, CACFP07-2022, SFSP03-2022
Resource | Notices

Comment Request - CACFP Information Collection

This is a reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved information collection that expired on Feb. 29, 2020. Due to statute, FNS is still legally required to collect the data in this information collection.

Resource | Policy Memos

Promoting Access to Voting through the Child Nutrition Programs

FNS encourages all state agencies administering the child nutrition programs to provide local program operators with promotional materials, including voter registration and non-partisan, non-campaign election information, to disseminate among voting-age program participants and their families.

SP 07-2022, CACFP 06-2022, SFSP 02-2022