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Child and Adult Care Food Program Day Care Home Expansion Funds

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) provides administrative payments and reimbursement for meals and snacks to Day Care Home (DCH) sponsors. The U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) makes additional administrative funds available to DCH sponsors to recruit, train, and enroll DCH providers in the CACFP in low-income or rural areas.

Eligibility

Eligible
Applicants
Local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required
Eligibility
Criteria
Applicant must be a public or nonprofit private institution with tax exempt status and must already be a DCH sponsor in the CACFP. At least twelve months must have elapsed since the DCH sponsor received expansion funds. Applicant must have a history of managing funds and on-going program activities and must demonstrate that proposed new DCH providers are in low income or rural areas. Applicant must have a plan for recruiting and training DCH providers currently not participating in the CACFP.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
No previous history of disqualification from any other USDA funded program may exist.
Eligible
Grade Level(s)
Not applicable
Eligible
Age Level(s)
0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Funding

Legal
Authority
Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations sections 226.2, 226.4(e) and (f), 226.6(k)(vi), 226.7(h) and 226.12(b).
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
5360 / 8220
Total Available $195,000
Recipient
Amount
Varies
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Recipient amount is for each provider a DCH sponsor proposes to add to the CACFP, with a maximum of 50 new providers. DCH sponsors can request payments for either one month or two months of administrative expenses. Therefore, the maximum award to a DCH sponsor is $5,300 for one month, or $10,600 for two consecutive months (50 providers X $106 X either one or two months).

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
July 26, 2011
Due Date August 24, 2011
Expected
Notification Date
September 24, 2011

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r9/dchexp11rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/cc/ccc.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r9/dchexp11result.asp
Other Unavailable

Contacts

Program Jeanette Cosentino
Phone : 916-324-6395
E-mail : jcosentino@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Bryan Gee
Phone : 916-445-4815
E-mail : bgee@cde.ca.gov
Division Nutrition Services Division
Phone : 916-445-0850
Fax : 916-323-1952

Last Modified: July 9, 2013

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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