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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

CACFP Grains Ounce Equivalents Resources

Refresh your trainings during National CACFP Week.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Recursos de las onzas equivalentes de granos en el Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos

Esta herramienta de capacitación para los operadores del CACFP con bebés matriculados en su sitio de cuidado infantil cubre temas como el patrón de comidas para bebés, el desarrollo del bebé, las señales de hambre y de saciedad, el manejo y almacenamiento de la leche materna y la fórmula infantil, los alimentos sólidos, lo que es acreditable en el patrón de comidas para bebés y mucho más.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2013-0089

Financial Management - CACFP

CACFP funds are provided to assist State agencies through grants and other means to initiate and maintain nonprofit food service Programs for eligible children and adult participants in nonresidential institutions that provide care. This Instruction establishes program standards, principles and guidelines for financial management.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2013-0020

Variations in Meal Requirements for Religious Reasons: Jewish Schools, Institutions and Sponsors

This instruction is intended to clarify allowable variations to child nutrition program food components in order to meet religious needs among Jewish schools, institutions and sponsors. 

783-13 Rev. 3
Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2009-0058

Financial Management - Child and Adult Care Food Program

CACFP funds are provided to assist state agencies through grants and other means to initiate and maintain nonprofit food service programs for eligible children and adult participants in nonresidential institutions that provide care. This Instruction establishes program standards, principles and guidelines for financial management.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2001-0018

FNS Instruction 796-2, Revision 3

This memorandum provides additional guidance on the implementation of FNS Instruction 796-2, Revision 3. 

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2001-0010

Child and Adult Care Food Program FNS Instruction 796-2, Rev 3

Child and Adult Care Food Program FNS Instruction 796-2, Rev 3, #10 Special Lease Costs

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2001-0009

FNS Instruction 796-2, Rev. 3

FNS Instruction 796-2, Revision 3 establishes standards, principles and guidelines for financial management to: (1) Assure the costs charged to the nonprofit food service are allowable, necessary and reasonable for effective and efficient program operations; (2) Assist state administering agencies and institutions in developing and maintaining financial management systems that comply with CACFP requirements; and (3) Provide, to the extent possible, all institutions of similar type doing the same work, with the same requirements.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1997-0006

The Grains/Breads Requirement for the Food-Based Menu Planning Alternatives in the Child Nutrition Programs

This Instruction sets forth the criteria to be used to determine acceptable grains/breads, the criteria to be used to determine equivalent minimum serving sizes, and examples of foods that qualify as grains/breads for meals served under the food-based menu planning alternatives in all child nutrition programs

783-1 REV. 2
Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-1995-0009

Juice Products - Child Nutrition Programs

This Instruction clarifies the Food and Nutrition Service policy regarding the use juice products in the child nutrition programs.