CACFP Special Bulletin: Submit 2019-20 Renewal Applications

department of education

July 29, 2019

Submit 2019-20 CACFP Renewal Applications

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) applications are now available to submit online in the Cyber-Linked Interactive Child Nutrition System (CLiCS).  Applications should be completed on or before August 30, 2019, to ensure adequate approval time prior to the new fiscal year. Be sure to update the contact information on both the sponsor and site applications.

Refer to the CACFP Application Renewal Instructions on the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) website for directions, and log in to CLiCS to renew your applications.

Note for multi-site sponsors: All multi-site sponsors are now required to have their Management Plans uploaded into the CACFP Centers SharePoint site. If you don’t have access to the SharePoint site, follow the SharePoint Online Access and Log in Instructions to set up your access.

Contact the FNS Applications Team if you have any questions at 651-582-8526 (local) or 1-800-366-8922 (Minnesota toll-free) or email To facilitate our response, please include your CLiCS Sponsor identification (ID) number in all correspondence.