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Child and Adult Care Food Program Day Care Home Expansion Funds, Round Two

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 United States 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. Applicants with Serious Deficiencies are not eligible.
Other
Eligibility
Considerations
Applicant may have no previous history of disqualification from any other USDA funded program. Applicant may not be classified as Seriously Deficient (SD).
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, maximum award being $10,600
Match
Requirement
No
Allocation Formula Recipient amount is $106 for each provider a DCH sponsor proposes to add to the CACFP, with a maximum of 50 new providers. Award is for a minimum of one month and maximum of two months. The minimum award is $106 and maximum award is $10,600 (multiply $106 by the maximum number of proposed providers to be added to the CACFP being 50, multiplied by a maximum of two months).

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
December 1, 2011
Due Date December 30, 2011
Expected
Notification Date
January 31, 2012

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r9/dchexp11rfa2.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/cc/ccc.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
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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