Child & Adult Care Food Program
2004 News Articles
"25% Free/Reduced" is permanent
The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 permanently establishes that for-profit child care centers may participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) if at least 25 percent of the children served are eligible for free or reduced price meals. For-profit child care centers may also continue to qualify for CACFP participation if at least 25 percent of enrolled children or 25 percent of licensed capacity (whichever is less) receive title XX compensation.
Child Care Homes get boost from new law
More family day care homes in Nebraska are expected to be eligible to receive the higher "tier 1" rate of reimbursement under changes in the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004.
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RESOURCE ARTICLES and ARCHIVES
Administration and Management
- Integrity in the CACFP
- Record Keeping
- Food Service Contracts and Procurement
- USDA Updates
- Area-Eligible "At Risk" Snacks
Food and Nutrition