Nationwide Waivers for School Year 2021-2022

The following list of nationwide waivers provided to the NC CACFP are extensions of the USDA Child Nutrition program waivers in response to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Institutions MUST apply and be approved for each waiver they would like to use.

Waiver Request Form for the Nationwide Waivers for School Year 2021-2022

Participation in these waivers starts July 1, 2021 and ends June 30, 2022. A waiver application will be posted on June 1, 2021.

USDA Child Nutrition Waivers for 2020-2021 - APPROVED

To be approved for any of these waivers, please complete the NC CACFP Coronavirus (COVID-19) Waiver Request Form.

NC CACFP Coronavirus (COVID-19) Waiver Request Form

The North Carolina Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) has been granted six nationwide waiver requests (listed above) by United States Department of Agriculture USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FSN) to provide CACFP operators the maximum flexibility during this pandemic. To be approved to use any of the waivers, please complete the Waiver Request Form for your institution.

The use of each waiver must be approved prior to the institution implementing any of the flexibilities listed.

Waiver Request Form

NC CACFP Statewide Flexibility - APPROVED

Effective immediately, when emergency conditions prevent an institution or facility normally having a supply of milk from temporarily obtaining milk deliveries, the State agency is approving the service of breakfasts, lunches, or suppers without milk during the emergency period.

NC CACFP Requested Waivers - Not yet approved by USDA

The NC CACFP requested waivers from the USDA to support ongoing access to nutritious meals and snacks for children and vulnerable adults as a result of COVID-19 outbreaks. Please note: no waivers have been approved to date.

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Last Modified: 06-08-2021