● HOW DOES THIS PROGRAM WORK?
Once qualified child care providers receive a cash reimbursement for meals served to children in their care.
● HOW OFTEN DO I RECEIVE REIMBURSEMENT?
Monthly provided you are current with guidelines and submit menus.
● HOW DO I TRACK MEALS & CHILDREN IN CARE?
Mid-State Child Care & Nutrition will provide and train each provider how to maintain menu and sign in/out documentation. You are paid based on how many children you have in care and meals served.
● HOW DO I GET REIMBURSED FOR MEALS I SERVE CHILDREN?
The CACFP is set up to help increase the quality of child care and nutrition. You are reimbursed for taking part in a this professional program. Checks amounts vary... the average provider check is about $400.00 a month. The resource page has great links to the USDA and CACFP, please click here and take a look.
● AM I REQUIRED TO KEEP MENUS & SIGN IN/OUT SHEETS?
Yes, these records like most business that operate daily must maintain current documents. Menus and sign in/out sheets are daily documents.
● WHAT ARE THE PAY RATES FOR EACH MEAL?
New Rates on July Checks!! EVERY LITTLE BIT HELPS!
Yeah! Pay rate increase. Tier (pay rate) determination listed on the bottom of child care application.
All Arizona Sponsors pay the same!