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Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP) – Child Care Centers – Meal Reimbursement – Program Year 2019-2020

<b>About the Dataset</b><br>

This data set contains claims information for <b>meal reimbursement for sites participating as Child Care Centers in CACFP for program year 2019-2020.</b> The CACFP program year begins October 1 and ends September 30. <p>

In March 2020, USDA began allowing flexibility in nutrition assistance program policy to support continued meal access should the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) impact meal service operation. Sites participating in these flexibilities are indicated in the newly added <b><i>COVID Meal Site</b></i> column of this dataset. For more information on the waivers implemented for this purpose, please visit our website at <a href=http://www.SquareMeals.org target="_blank">SquareMeals.org</a>. <p>

<b>This dataset only includes claims submitted by CACFP sites operating as Child Care Centers.</b> Sites can participate in multiple CACFP sub-programs. For reimbursement data on CACFP participants operating as Day Care Homes, Adult Day Care Centers, At-Risk Child Care centers, Head Start centers, emergency shelters, or centers providing care for students outside school hours, please refer to the corresponding “Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP) – Meal Reimbursement” dataset for that sub-program available on the State of Texas Open Data Portal. <p>

An overview of <b>all CACFP data available</b> on the Texas Open Data Portal can be found at our <b><a href=https://data.texas.gov/stories/s/iekx-7mdi target="_blank">TDA Data Overview - Child and Adult Care Food Programs</a></b> page.<p>

An overview of <b>all TDA Food and Nutrition data available</b> on the Texas Open Data Portal can be found at our <b><a href=https://data.texas.gov/stories/s/TDA-Data-Overview-Food-and-Nutrition-Programs-Open/nk79-w2cs/ target="_blank">TDA Data Overview - Food and Nutrition Open Data</a></b> page. <p>

<b>More information about accessing and working with TDA data on the Texas Open Data Portal</b> can be found on the SquareMeals.org website on the <b><a href=http://www.squaremeals.org/FandNResources/PublicInformationRequests/TDAFoodandNutritionOpenData.aspx target="_blank">TDA Food and Nutrition Open Data</a> </b>page.<p>

<b>About Dataset Updates</b><br>

TDA aims to post new program year data by December 15 of the active program year. <b>Participants have 60 days to file monthly reimbursement claims.</b> Dataset updates will occur monthly until 90 days after the close of the program year. After 90 days from the close of the program year, the dataset will be updated at six months and one year from the close of program year before becoming archived. Archived datasets will remain published but will not be updated. Any data posted during the active program year is subject to change.<p>

<b>About the Agency</b><br>

The Texas Department of Agriculture administers 12 U.S. Department of Agriculture nutrition programs in Texas including the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs, the Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP), and the summer meal programs. TDA’s Food and Nutrition division provides technical assistance and training resources to partners operating the programs and oversees the USDA reimbursements they receive to cover part of the cost associated with serving food in their facilities. By working to ensure these partners serve nutritious meals and snacks, the division adheres to its mission — <i>Feeding the Hungry and Promoting Healthy Lifestyles.</i><p>

<i><b>For more information on these programs, please visit our <a href=http://www.SquareMeals.org target="_blank">website</a>.</b></i><br>

Querying over HTTP

Splitgraph serves as an HTTP API that lets you run SQL queries directly on this data to power Web applications. For example:

curl https://data.splitgraph.com/sql/query/ddn \
    -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
    -d@-<<EOF
{"sql": "
    SELECT *
    FROM \"texas-gov/child-and-adult-care-food-programs-cacfp-child-8nri-pfkh\".\"child_and_adult_care_food_programs_cacfp_child\"
    LIMIT 100 
"}
EOF

See the Splitgraph documentation for more information.

 
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