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Administrative Reimbursement for DCH Licensing

Nutrition Services Division Management Bulletin

To: Child and Adult Care Food Program Institutions
       Family Day Care Home Sponsors

Number: 04-200

Attention: Food Program Director

Date: January 2004

Subject: Use of Administrative Reimbursement for Day Care Home Licensing

Reference: United States Department of Agriculture CACFP Policy Memo 03-13

This Management Bulletin provides questions and answers (attached) from the United States Department of Agriculture regarding the use of Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) administrative reimbursement to assist in the licensure of family day care home providers.

Title 7 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 226, section 16(k), permits a sponsoring organization to use a maximum of $300 per day care home to fix defects in and around the home that are impediments to licensure. Attached are a number of questions and answers that help explain how sponsors may use the money to assist the providers.


USDA CACFP Policy Memo 03-13 at

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Thursday, July 24, 2014

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