Note: Reimbursement rates are for the Fiscal Year 2016 – 2017 (July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017).
For centers electing cash-in-lieu of commodities, the level of commodity assistance in the Child and Adult Care Food Program is $.23 per lunch and supper served to enrolled children and adults.
For sponsors of the At-Risk Afterschool Snack and/or Supper Program, snacks are reimbursed at the free rate of $0.86 and suppers are reimbursed at the free rate of $3.16.
CACFP provides reimbursement for meals and snacks served to small groups of children receiving nonresidential day care in private homes that are licensed to provide family child care.
CACFP targets higher levels of reimbursement to low-income areas, and to day care providers and children most in need. The reimbursements make the cost of day care more affordable for many lower income families.
Day care home providers receive the following reimbursements for the meals they serve to eligible children:
Day care home sponsors receive the following reimbursement for each day care home claimed:
|# of Homes||Monthly Rate|
|Initial 50 Day Care Homes||112.00|
|Next 150 Day Care Homes||86.00|
|Next 800 Day Care Homes||67.00|
|Additional Day Care Homes||59.00|