Reimbursement rates for the Fiscal Year 2023 – 2024 (July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024).


CACFP Reimbursement Rates

Operational/Administrative Rates Breakfast Lunch/Supper Snack
Paid $0.38 $0.40 $0.10
Reduced $1.98 $3.85 $0.58
Free $2.28 $4.25 $1.17

For centers electing cash-in-lieu of commodities, the level of commodity assistance in the CACFP Program is $0.2950 per lunch and supper served to enrolled children and adults.

CACFP At-Risk Afterschool Snack and Supper Program

For sponsors of the At-Risk Afterschool Snack and/or Supper Program, snacks are reimbursed at the free rate of $1.17 and suppers are reimbursed at the free rate of $4.25.

Family Day Care Homes (FDCH)

CACFP provides reimbursement for meals and snacks served to small groups of children receiving nonresidential day care in private homes that are licensed to provide family child care.

CACFP targets higher levels of reimbursement to low-income areas, and to day care providers and children most in need. The reimbursements make the cost of day care more affordable for many lower income families.

Day care home providers receive the following reimbursements for the meals they serve to eligible children:

FDCH Provider Reimbursement Rates Breakfast Lunch/Supper Snack
Tier 1 $1.65 $3.12 $0.93
Tier 2 $0.59 $1.88 $0.25

FDCH Sponsor Reimbursement Rates

Day care home sponsors receive the following reimbursement for each day care home claimed:

Number of Homes Monthly Rate
 Initial 50 Day Care Homes 142.00
 Next 150 Day Care Homes 108.00
 Next 800 Day Care Homes 85.00
 Additional Day Care Homes 75.00