Reimbursement Rates for CACFP

2023-2024 CACFP Reimbursement Rates

NOTE: All Sponsors are reminded that per 7 CFR 226.16 (g) & (h), they are required to make payments to their centers and/or providers within five (5) working days of the receipt of their claim payment from TDA.

The following rates of reimbursement are effective July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024. NOTE: The extra $0.10 per meal and snack provided by the Keep Kids Fed Act expired June 30, 2023.


Rates per meals served in adult day care centers and child care centers
















The cash-in-lieu value of USDA Foods (commodities) for July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024 is $0.2950.

Rates for At-Risk Afterschool Meals








The cash-in-lieu value of USDA Foods (commodities) for for July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024 is $0.2950.

Rates per meal served in day care homes - NOTE: The Keep Kids Fed Act provision allowing all Tier 2 Day Care Homes to be reimbursed at the Tier 1 rate expired June 30, 2023.




Tier 1




Tier 2




Administrative rates for sponsors of day care homes (per home per month)

Initial 50 Day Care Homes (1 through 50)


Next 150 Day Care Homes (51 through 200)


Next 800 Day Care Homes (201 through 1000)


Additional Day Care Homes (1001 and over)



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In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

1. Mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
2. Fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
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