The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the following reimbursement rates for child care centers and adult day centers that participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). These rates are effective for meals served from July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015.
Reimbursement per meal by household income categories
July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015
A (Free) – $1.62
B (Reduced-price) – $1.32
C (Paid) – $0.28
A (Free) – $2.98 + $0.2475*
B (Reduced-price) – $2.58 + $0.2475*
C (Paid) – $0.28 + $0.2475*
Snack (AM / PM / Evening)
A (Free) – $0.82
B (Reduced-price) – $0.41
C (Paid) – $0.07
At-Risk Afterschool Meals / Snacks
Lunch / Supper $2.98 + $0.2475*
*An additional 24.75 cents for cash-in-lieu of commodities is paid for each lunch and supper.
Budget Codes for Payments
10558.021 – CACFP Meals and AM / PM / Evening Snacks
10558.016 – CACFP Cash-in-lieu-of Commodities
10558.SNA – CACFP At-Risk Afterschool Meals and Snacks
The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance number for CACFP payments is 10.558.
Gifted and Talented Youth Week
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed November 2-8, 2014, to be Gifted and Talented Youth Week in Minnesota. In addition to recognizing the unique potential of gifted and talented youth, seize the opportunity to laud the efforts of the parents, educators, counselors and psychologists with whom they work. Their sustained efforts, coupled with the organized advocacy of the Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented (MCGT) and the Minnesota Educators of Gifted and Talented (MEGT), help make our state one in which gifted learners are honored and valued.