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CACFP Special Processing Guidance

" July 2, 2021 - NEW At-Risk sites that do not qualify for area eligibility (50% Free and reduced)
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July 2, 2021Please read the CACFP FAQs for Program Year 2021-2022 located here.

NEW At-Risk sites that do not qualify for area eligibility (50% Free and reduced)
  1. If a new At-Risk site does qualify using area eligibility (50% Free and reduced) then complete the site application as per normal requirements.
  2. If a new At-Risk site does NOT qualify using area eligibility, then complete the site application according to the guidance below:
    1. Question A11: Enter information as requested.
    2. Question A12:
      1. Select web address.
      2. Enter USDA Waiver #93 in the text box.
Complete the rest of the site application as per normal requirements. Submit health and safety, enrichment, and letter of exemption of license information.

NOTE: TDA will conduct proximity checks for all NEW At-Risk sites and may request additional documentation from the CE.


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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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