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2011-12 CACFP Reimbursement Rates


Nutrition Services Division Management Bulletin

To: Child and Adult Care Food Program Agencies

Number: NSD-CACFP-06-2011

Attention: Food Program Director

Date: August 2011

Subject: 2011-12 Reimbursement Rates for the Child and Adult Care Food Program

Reference: Federal Register, Volume 76, Number 139, July 20, 2011

This Management Bulletin (MB) provides the annual reimbursement rates in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for State Fiscal Year 2011-12. Included are both the federal rates established by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the CACFP and the State Meal reimbursement rates for child care agencies provided for in the 2011-12 California State Budget. These reimbursement rates are effective July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012.

These new federal and state reimbursement rates are also available on the California Department of Education, Nutrition Services Division’s Rates, Eligibility Scales, and Funding Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/rs/.


Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Reimbursement Rates for
July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012

Free

Reduced-Price

Base

Breakfast

$1.51

$1.21

$0.27

Lunch and Supper

$2.77

$2.37

$0.26

Supplement

$0.76

$0.38

$0.07

Note: CACFP center rates DO NOT include cash-in-lieu value for commodities. Centers receive cash-in-lieu of commodities equal to $0.2225 for each lunch and supper served to enrolled participants.

Day Care Homes (Child Care Only) - Federal Reimbursement

Breakfast

Lunch/Supper

Supplements (Snacks)

Tier I

$1.24

$2.32

$0.69

Tier II

$0.45

$1.40

$0.19

Note: CACFP day care home rates include a cash-in-lieu value ($0.2225) for commodities.

Administrative Reimbursement
for Day Care Home Sponsoring Organizations

Initial 50 day care homes

Next 150 day care homes

Next 800 day care homes

Each additional day care home

Monthly Rate per Home

$106.00

$81.00

$63.00

$55.00

State Meal Reimbursement for Child Care Centers

Free

Reduced-Price

Base

Breakfast

$0.1562

$0.1562

Not Applicable

Lunch

$0.1562

$0.1562

Not Applicable

State Meal Reimbursement for Day Care Homes
(Child Care Only)

Breakfast / Lunch

Day Care Home Sponsoring Organizations may receive $0.1562 state reimbursement for 75 percent of the breakfast and lunches served to enrolled children.

State Meal Reimbursement for Child Care Centers
Administered by a Public School Food Authority
  Free Reduced-Price Base
Breakfast $0.1634 $0.1634 Not Applicable
Lunch $0.1634 $0.1634 Not Applicable
State Meal Reimbursement for Day Care Homes Sponsored
by a Public School Food Authority
Breakfast / Lunch Day Care Home Sponsoring Organizations that are Public School Food Authorities receive $0.1634 state reimbursement for 75 percent of the breakfast and lunches served to participating children.

If your agency has questions regarding this MB, please contact the CACFP Specialist assigned to your agency. You will find a list of contact information for specialists in the Download Forms section of the Child Nutrition Information and Payment System. You may also contact Nancy Charpentier, CACFP Office Technician, by phone at 916-327-2991 or by e-mail at ncharpentier@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
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