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4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care

Reimbursement Rates

CACFP Reimbursement Rates

  • Reimbursements vary according to the number of children claimed each day, the number of meals and snacks served that meet the program requirements, and the child care provider’s tier level of payment.
  • The tier level is determined by the percentage of free and reduced cost lunches served at the providers local elementary school, the financial information of the provider (optional), and/or the financial information of the families for whom care is provided.

The following are meal and snack reimbursement rates as determined by the United States Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A.) as of 07/01/17:

 Tier ITier II
Breakfast$1.31$.48
Lunch/Supper$2.46$1.48
Snacks$.73$.20

Currently, the average monthly reimbursement per participating child care provider is: $458.85!