Healthier CACFP Award

The Healthier CACFP Award is a recognition system that supports the wellness efforts of child care centers participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Child care centers taking steps to improve the nutrition, physical activity, nutrition education, and/or environment for children in their care can apply to win an award in one or more of these categories. Three award levels are offered: Honors, High Honors, Highest Honors.


If you are interested in participating in the Healthier CACFP Award, you can begin by downloading the Application for Participation. Mail, email or fax this paper in to the Utah State Office of Education (USOE) to be put on our list of participants. As you work toward your award, be sure to take advantage of resources available in your resource book, as well as with the USOE. Once you have completed all criteria for your desired award level, download the Final Award Application. Along with the application, send in all required documentation for the level and criteria for which your award entails. This will need to be mailed or faxed. USOE will approve your documentation, and will then administer the award.


Application for Participation

Award Resource Book

Final Award Application

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