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.
U.S. Senate Youth Applications Due Oct. 24
Minnesota 11th- or 12th-grade students who hold an elected office in student government or civic or community organization during the 2014-15 school year are eligible to apply for the U.S. Senate Youth Program. Established in 1962, the program offers a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Two selected student leaders from each state, District of Columbia and the Dept. of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington, March 7-14, 2015, experiencing their national government in action. Visit the U.S. Senate Youth Website.