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During the entire month of August, every congressional representative will be back in their home state. Don’t miss this opportunity to advocate for CACFP! Showcasing your program is one of the most impactful ways to advocate for the CACFP. Invite your elected officials to visit your site in August.
Based on feedback from our members, NCA has developed model comments to help you provide feedback to USDA about the Proposed Rule regarding changes to meal patterns to be consistent with the 2020 DGAs.
States, US Territories and local authorities can bring recognition to the importance of the CACFP and its stakeholders by proclaiming the 3rd week of March as CACFP Week.
Comments are requested regarding the collection of information for the Special Milk Program for Children. Comments regarding this information collection received by August 24, 2022, will be considered.
Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) announced the Healthy Meals, Healthy Kids Act as the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill of the House Committee on Education and Labor.
TAKE ACTION NOW to support increased reimbursement for CACFP and the extension of the area eligibility waiver for family childcare homes. Call your Senators TODAY, then call your House Member and urge them to “Vote Yes” on the Keep Kids Fed Act, which will provide much-needed relief to providers and families across the country
As the first step in the development process of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2025-2030, the USDA is releasing proposed scientific questions for public comment.
Please add your organization name to our national, state and local sign-on letter.
Current and Former CACFP-participating daycare homes are asked to provide feedback. Deadline: February 28, 2022
Show your organization’s support for an additional/meal or snack in a full day of care as well as other policy priorities.
Submit your comments to USDA by July 15th.
NCA is pleased to see many of its policy priorities addressed in this bill.
Members of the CACFP Community were invited to share their experiences, ideas, and thoughts about how USDA can help serve adults in the CACFP.
Members of the CACFP Community were invited to attend three open houses hosted by NCA to learn about the Emergency Relief package for CACFP that was included in the COVID-19 Relief Bill.
Members of the CACFP Community are asked to comment on the proposed rule offering flexibilities in serving flavored milk.
Over 2000 operators across the country responded to a survey about the Impact COVID-19 on the CACFP community.
Members of the CACFP Community were asked to send letters to their representatives in Congress, the White House, and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue asking for immediate financial support for the CACFP community.
Members of the CACFP Community are asked to send letters to Senate and the White House to support for the legislation included in the Heroes Act.
Members of the CACFP Community were asked to submit comments on whether or not to allow grain-based desserts in the CACFP.
Members of the CACFP Community are asked to send letters to Senate and House congressional members to request emergency relief funds.