The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

CACFP is a federal program that is administered through the New York State Department of Health, Department of Nutrition and available through the Child Care & Development Council.  CACFP reimburses providers for nutritious snacks and meals that they serve to children in their care.  In order to receive reimbursement, the snacks and meals must meet USDA guidelines.  All registered, licensed, and legally exempt providers are eligible to participate in the program.


For further information, contact Connor Genzel (315)343-2344 x112  or

CACFP Reimbursement Rates
effective July 1, 2022- June 30, 2023

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Sample Reimbursement:

Family Child Care:
Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks for 6 kids per day, 5 days per week, 4 weeks per month:

Monthly reimbursement : $680.40 
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Printable CACFP Forms
For CACFP forms including Children's Menus, Infant Menus, Reimbursement Form, and Attendance and Meal Count Form, visit the FORMS page.

Visit the National CACFP Sponsor Association's website for Thirty on Thursday training opportunities.  Choose from a variety of 30 minute recorded webinars.  

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Need help understanding and meeting the whole grain requirement?

Click on the page to the right to access an easy to follow guide that will take the guess work out of identifying whole grain rich (WGR) foods.