Top Tips for Managing CACFP Receipts

Maintaining accurate records for CACFP food program expenses can be challenging. We’ve compiled a list of best practices for managing CACFP receipts to ensure your CACFP claims are approved.

Top CACFP Food Vendors for CN Label Products

Are you a childcare center looking for a food service vendor that provides CACFP-friendly foods? We’ve researched the top food distribution vendors for CACFP eligible products.

Six CACFP Food Program Tasks to Outsource

The most complex tasks faced by people in the child care industry is the record keeping, paperwork, and other responsibilities related to the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

Maintaining accurate attendance records, enrollment and eligibility forms, meal counts, receipts, bank statements and more can seem completely overwhelming.

The solution: Why not outsource some or all of your CACFP-related responsibilities?

Do’s and Don’ts of CACFP Management

Whether you’re submitting a Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) reimbursement claim or planning for a review session, it’s easy to make mistakes. These mistakes can greatly reduce your food program reimbursement or negatively affect your center’s CACFP participation. Follow these tips to ensure your food program runs smoothly and you get your maximum CACFP reimbursement.

Steps to Complete the CACFP Application Process

Would you like to improve your child center cash flow? Who wouldn’t!
Getting a contract with the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) will help you do just that.
The CACFP is a federal program that helps child care centers serve healthy meals. It can also have a huge positive impact on your center’s bottom line. The average center participating receives almost $4,000 in CACFP reimbursement each month. Sound good? Here’s what you need to know to apply for the CACFP. 

CACFP Meal Disallowances Due to Milk Shortages?

A center has to document that they have purchased sufficient milk to cover the number of meals served. If they don’t have the proper documentation, then meals can be disallowed and centers will lose reimbursement. Having an effective system in place to track milk amounts, having a system in place for logging milk purchases, and stressing the importance of all required meals components to staff can ensure your childcare center maximizes their CACFP reimbursement.