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.
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