Forms and Instructions

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Child care centers: getting started on the CACFP

Application forms and instructions

Use this set of forms if your center/sponsor does not have a current CACFP agreement with the Nebraska Department of Education. If you are already participating on the CACFP and have been assigned an agreement number by the Nebraska Department of Education, current CACFP members.


Instructions for new sponsors – read the instructions thoroughly as you complete the application form and attachments.

Required of all new sponsors

Program Application and Agreement, Part 1 – NDE 01-017 – submit one application. Original signatures are required; faxed signature pages will not be accepted.

Center Site Application – NDE 01-018 – submit one per center.

Preaward Compliance – NDE 01-032 – submit one

Submit those that apply to your sponsoring organization/center

Proprietary For Profit Statement – NDE 01-030 – submit one for each new for-profit center

NOTE: If your center has a separate charge for meals in addition to the cost of care, contact Nutrition Services  for a pricing program policy statement. NDE 01-036

Food Service Contracts – if any of your centers contract for meals, you must follow procurement/bid procedures and use the standard contracts and attachments.


By submitting an application to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program, you are entering into a legally binding contract. Be sure to read these documents, as you are agreeing to abide by the following:

CACFP Agreement, Parts II and III – NS-407-G

Federal Regulations 7 CFR 226


Updated November 7, 2019 10:07am