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


Important Notice: CACFP Program Moved to CDSS

The Early Childhood Development Act of 2020 (Senate Bill (SB) 98, Chapter 24, Statutes of 2020) authorized the transfer of child care and development programs administered by the California Department of Education to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) effective July 1, 2021. The content on this page may not be current and involves the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) that has moved to CDSS. Visit the CDSS CACFP web page External link opens in new window or tab. or call 1-833-559-2420 for more information.

Note: The due date for the request for applications has passed. This page is for reference and administration of funding.

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.

Program Questions: Monica Ortega, email: mortega@cde.ca.gov, phone: 916-324-0085

Downloading Questions: Monica Ortega, email: mortega@cde.ca.gov, tel. 916-324-0085.

Document Description

Management Bulletin
CACFP-03-2018

This Management Bulletin notifies day care home sponsors of an opportunity to apply for U.S. Department of Agriculture administrative payments for outreach, recruitment, and training activities to expand participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program in low-income or rural areas.

The application, instructions, and general assurances can be requested by sending an email message to DCH@cde.ca.gov with Expansion Funds Request for Application as the subject header.

Assurances and Certifications

Document Description
General Assurances and Certifications
Assurances and Certifications are requirements of applicants and grantees as a condition of receiving funds. Applicants do not need to sign and return the general assurances and certification with the application; instead, they must download them and keep them on file to be available for compliance reviews, complaint investigations, or audits. Applicants that participate in the Consolidated Application - ConApp - should already have a copy of the general assurances and certifications on file and do not need to keep a separate copy. Program-specific assurances are not included here and should be listed separately on the Request for Application (RFA).

Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 10, 2021
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