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Scholarships Available to Power of the Food Program, Introduction to the CACFP

October 17, 2022

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National CACFP Sponsors Association announces Power of the Food Program as part of NCA’s commitment to the National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health in which we pledge to raise awareness about and expand participation in the CACFP. This powerhouse event and outreach campaign is meant for non-Child and Adult Care Food Program providers and will provide a step-by-step guide and training on the importance of the program, share how providers can participate in the CACFP, and provide nutrition education training.

The program will take place on Wednesday, December 7 from 11:00 am EST through 4:30 pm EST. The cost to participate is $49 for standard registration and $79 for registration after December 1. Participants are eligible for up to six hours of CEUs.

Seven live sessions will be available during the event with four additional recorded sessions for attendees to watch following the event. Topics include CACFP 101, How to get reimbursement for meals served, menu planning and recipe ideas, including physical activity in child care programs, how to join the CACFP, allergens, low-prep snack ideas, templates, and more. Attendees will also be invited to participate in a Q&A at the end to answer any lingering questions on how to join and operate the food program.

Scholarships Available

NCA is awarding 100 scholarships to attend Power of the Food Program. This one-day supercharged event is meant for those who haven't heard of the CACFP, aren't getting reimbursement for healthy meals they're already serving children in their care during the day or afterschool, or those who already participate but would like a refresher plus a few new tips and ideas.

The deadline to submit your application is Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Applications must be submitted on time and in their entirety in order to be considered. There are 6 continuing education credits available.