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Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Day Care Home (DCH) Expansion Funding

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


Funding Description

The CACFP provides administrative payments and reimbursement for meals and snacks to 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 and completed all related requirements (all obligations completed by July 31, 2017). Applicant must have a history of managing funds and ongoing 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 a plan for recruiting and training DCH providers currently not participating in the CACFP. Applicants with current serious deficiency status are not eligible to apply for or receive funds. Sponsors must have no previous history of disqualification from any other USDA-funded program.
Eligible Grade Level(s) Not applicable
Eligible Age Level(s) 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18

Funding

Legal Authority Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations, sections 226.2, 226.4(e) and (f), 226.6(k)(2)(vi), 226.7(h), and 226.12(b).
Source / Type Federal / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2018-19
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 5360 / 8220
Total Available $195,000
Recipient Amount $11,400 per grantee
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula The number of proposed new providers to be added to the CACFP, multiplied by $114, multiplied by two. Maximum number of providers to be added during expansion award period is 50.

Important Dates

Date Application Available July 2, 2018
Due Date August 1, 2018
Expected Notification Date August 31, 2018

Additional Information

Application CACFP DCH Expansion Grant RFA [http://www.cde.ca.gov/fg/fo/r9/dchexp18rfa.asp]
Background Child Care Component of the CACFP [http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/cc/ccc.asp]
Fiscal Unavailable
Other Funding amount per home will be adjusted to be consistent with the federal reimbursement rate for Fiscal Year 2018-19.

Contacts

Program Monica Ortega, 916-324-0085, mortega@cde.ca.gov
Fiscal Richard Nakahara, 916-322-2180, rnakahara@cde.ca.gov
Division Nutrition Services Division, 916-445-0850 (phone), 916-323-1952 (fax)
Last Modified: January 7, 2020
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