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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 12 months must have elapsed since the DCH sponsor received start-up or 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
Applicant must have no previous history of disqualification from any other USDA funded program. Sponsors who are seriously deficient are ineligible.
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 2012-13
SACS Resource/
Revenue Codes
5360 / 8220
Total Available $35,000
Recipient
Amount
$106 to $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 number of 50 new providers per sponsor. Each provider is reimbursed $106 or actual expenses, whichever is less. Award is for a minimum of one month and a maximum of two months, with the minimum award amount of $106 and the maximum award amount of $10,600 ($106 multiplied by the number of proposed providers added to the CACFP multiplied by one or two months).

Important Dates

Date
Application
Available
February 27, 2012
Due Date April 30, 2012
Expected
Notification Date
May 30, 2012

Additional Information

Application http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r9/dchexp12rfa.asp
Background http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/cc/ccc.asp
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding Resultshttp://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r9/dchexp12result.asp
Other Funding amount per home will be adjusted to be consistent with the federal reimbursement rate for Fiscal Year 2012-13.

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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