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Overview - Events, Training, and Resources Reminders!

Published: 26 days ago
" Click on the title above for an overview of some important resources, deadlines, and upcoming events, including National CACFP Week, Megacon, CACFP Classroom Training, and more!

This year's CACFP Week celebration is March 12-18, 2023.
CACFP Week is a national education and information campaign sponsored annually by the National CACFP Sponsors Association.

Don’t forget to send in your photos to and visit for exciting new resources you can use immediately!
Join us in Austin for the annual MegaCon Conference taking place on May 9 - 11 at the AT&T Conference Center. Registration and room blocks are opening soon, be sure to check back!
CACFP CEs are required to account for costs that are necessary to run a non-profit food service accurately. The process includes maintaining documentation that demonstrates costs were paid, allowable, and comply with the program’s rules and regulations, inclusive of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service’s (FNS) Instruction 796-2, Rev.4. FNS Instruction 796-2, Rev 4 requires that all allowable expenses be approved by TDA (and in some cases the USDA) before being included in a budget and before the CE incurs the cost.

Classroom Training for CACFP, NSLP, SFSP, USDA Foods, and other topics is available at no cost at your local

CEs Not Renewing
CEs that do not wish to renew their participation must submit a written request to terminate their FND Permanent Agreement by mutual consent no later than September 30 of the current program year, click Written notification should be emailed to


Assistance available in English and Spanish. Please call 877-TEX-MEAL (877-839-6325) for help.

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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