Resources & Training Material

If you have questions regarding any of the CACFP trainings, please contact a member of the CACFP Child Nutrition staff. 

Basic Training

This link will take you to the handouts that are provided at the CACFP Basic Training. This training is for new applicants as well as new staff who will be working with CACFP. New institutions wanting to participate in CACFP must attend the live training and complete an online contract with the State in order to be eligible to participate in CACFP. 

If you are interested in participating in CACFP please contact one of our CACFP Consultants.

2023 Annual Training (pdf)


E Review Training for Sponsors (pdf)


Webinars

Crediting Foods in CACFP (60:00)

 

CACFP Budget

CACFP Budget Supporting Docs Guidance - pdf
CACFP Time & Attendance/Time & Effort Guidance - pdf
CACFP Time & Attendance/Time & Effort Guidance - Excel
Less than Arms-Length Rental Calculation - Excel
Maine CACFP Budget Guidance - pdf
Estimated Annual Food Program Reimbursement Worksheet - Excel
Specific Prior Written Approval Documentation - Excel

Civil Rights
 CNP Web 
Sponsors of Family Childcare Providers

Guidance Handbook for Sponsors of Family Childcare Providers
Using the FNS Mapper for Census Maybes

 

Limited English Proficiency Resources

Please note: Any of the forms below that contain income guidelines must be updated to reflect the current year's income guidelines prior to use. 

CACFP Enrollment Form - French (Word)
CACFP Enrollment Form - French (pdf)
CACFP Enrollment Form - Portuguese (Word)
CACFP Enrollment Form - Portuguese (pdf)
CACFP Enrollment Form - Somali (Word)
CACFP Enrollment Form - Somali (pdf)

Parent IEF Letter - French (Word)
Parent IEF Letter - French (pdf)
Parent IEF Letter - Portuguese (Word)
Parent IEF Letter - Portuguese (pdf)
Parent IEF Letter - Somali (Word)
Parent IEF Letter - Somali (pdf)
Parent IEF Letter - Spanish (Word)
Parent IEF Letter - Spanish (pdf)
Parent IEF Letter - Vietnamese (Word)
Parent IEF Letter - Vietnamese (pdf)

Parent Letter TIER II Homes - Somali (Word)
Parent Letter TIER II Homes - Somali (pdf)

Provider for Tier 1 - Somali (Word)
Provider for Tier 1 - Somali (pdf)

Growing a Healthier Future with CACFP - French (pdf)
Growing a Healthier Future with CACFP - French (PowerPoint)
Growing a Healthier Future with CACFP - Portuguese (pdf)
Growing a Healthier Future with CACFP - Portuguese (PowerPoint)
Growing a Healthier Future with CACFP - Somali (pdf)
Growing a Healthier Future with CACFP - Somali (PowerPoint)

WIC Income Guidelines 7-7-23 to 6-30-24 - Somali (Word)
WIC Income Guidelines 7-7-23 to 6-30-24 - Somali (pdf)
WIC Income Guidelines 7-7-23 to 6-30-24 - Spanish (Word)
WIC Income Guidelines 7-7-23 to 6-30-24 - Spanish (pdf)
WIC Income Guidelines 7-7-23 to 6-30-24 - Vietnamese (Word)
WIC Income Guidelines 7-7-23 to 6-30-24 - Vietnamese (pdf)

 Farm to CACFP

Harvest of the Month

 Procurement
Presentations & Helpful Tools

For links to CACFP webinars, please check the Webinars and Training page of our website

Links to USDA Resources

Brochures and Posters

Cookbooks

Financial 

Handbooks This link will take you to the following handbooks: Adult Day Care Centers, At-Risk After school Care Centers, Day Care Homes, Independent Centers, Management Plans and Budgets, Serious Deficiency, Suspension, & Appeals

Using Ounce Equivalents

Ounce Equivalents for CACFP (1:20) (2/9/2023)

Standardized Recipes with Ounce Equivalents Crediting

Preparing Meals

 

Nutrition
Wellness 
WIC
Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Other Helpful Links

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