Food Assistance & Nutrition Research Program No. (FANRR-34-8) 2 pp

July 2003

Food Assistance Research Brief-Tiering Increases CACFP Sponsors' Administrative Tasks

The two-tiered meal reimbursement system instituted in 1997 within the child care homes portion of the Child and Adult Care Food Program added new duties for sponsoring organizations. This report examines how these new duties have affected the sponsoring organizations' administrative tasks.

Keywords: Child and Adult Care Food Program, CACFP, tiering, food assistance programs, nutrition, dietary and health effects, child nutrition, poor families

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