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CACFP New Applicant Training (Prospective Applicants)

Eligible child care, adult day care, outside school hours care centers, or emergency shelters interested in participating in the CACFPin direct agreement with Bright from the Start must attend a two-day training, offered once a month at various locations in Georgia.

Training topics include an overview of Bright from the Start, CACFP eligibility requirements, nutrition and menu planning, record keeping, and other essential CACFP information. Applications for the CACFP are distributed at the end of the two-day training. Click here for upcoming FY CACFP training dates and locations. To register for this training, contact Nutrition Services at 404.657.1779.

CACFP/At Risk After-school Meals Program Training (Prospective Applicants)

Eligible after-school programs that provide structured, organized enrichment or educational activities to enrolled participants up to age 18 or whose 19th birthday occurs during the school year may participate in the CACFP in direct agreement with Bright from the Start.

Training topics include an overview of Bright from the Start, CACFP eligibility requirements, nutrition and menu planning, record keeping, and other essential CACFP information related only to after-school programs. Applications for the CACFP are distributed at the end of the one-day training. Click here for upcoming FY CACFP/At Risk Afterschool training dates and locations. To register for this training, contact Nutrition Services at 404.657.1779.

CACFP Annual Training (Participating Institutions)

Every CACFP participant must complete training annually to continue or renew participation in the program. Annual training usually deals with administrative and programmatic topics and is conducted online or by DVD.

Information on CACFP annual training is sent via e-mail directly to the Institution's Program Contact who is responsible for completing this training online on the CNP2000 website. Registration for online training also occurs through the CNP2000 website.

CACFP Quarterly Training (Participating Institutions)

Nutrition Services offers quarterly CACFP training on various topics. In most cases attendance at quarterly training is not mandatory; CACFP participants may choose not to attend unless instructed otherwise. The dates and topics are displayed on the CNP2000 splash page at https://www.cnp2000.decal.ga.gov/Splash.asp. Notification via e-mail is also sent to organizations that provide an e-mail address in their CACFP application. Registration occurs through the CNP 2000 website.

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