Member Center

We are an Approved CACFP Sponsor

CACFP (the Child and Adult Care Food Program) is a program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Bright From The Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning. As a participant, your center or family home can receive reimbursement each month to help pay operational expenses for your food program.

Child and Adult Care Food Program

As an approved CACFP sponsor, we provide oversight and reimbursement to child care centers, adult day care centers and family child care homes for the nutritious meals and snacks served to children in their care.

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little girl eaching lunch smiling at the camera with two boys in the background

Our member centers and homes also receive

  • Reduced fees on state-required training
  • Technical assistance on curriculum, teaching strategies, classroom management, and more
  • Free materials as they become available


Reimbursement Rates

The link contains the reimbursement rates for the eligibility category of each participant enrolled in the CACFP. These rates are established annually by Congress.

Child Food Crediting Guide

This handbook is a supplementary resource with additional information on creditable foods in child and adult care centers, outside-school-hours care centers, and family day care homes.

Milk and Milk Substitutions

The link contains information regarding milk and milk substitutions that are creditable under USDA guidelines.

Poster and Flyers

All institutions must post the “And Justice for All” poster in a conspicuous location. The “Building the Future” flyer must be distributed to participating households by the sponsored facility.

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT: in accordance with Federal law and US Dept of Agriculture policy, this agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.