1.1 Course Overview

Course title:
CACFP Annual Sponsor Training

Course ID:

3 hours

Course description:
All CACFP sponsors must maintain a nonprofit food service program. This course includes two lessons that cover the evaluation of program revenue and expenses, financial recordkeeping and controls, and expectations with operating a nonprofit CACFP.

This course is self-paced, not instructor led.

Access to the Internet and a valid email address.

This course requires no face-to-face classroom instruction. Lessons will be available via the course web site. You will complete the course lessons whenever it is most convenient for you. You may work on lessons at any time of the day or night on any day of the week. This course is estimated to take 3 hours to complete. The course web site will track the completion of each lesson and assignment. You will be able to exit the course without completing it and pick up where you left off at any time.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the regulations governing a nonprofit food service program
  • Understand how to evaluate the status of a nonprofit food service program
  • Identify the records required to document CACFP revenue and expenses
  • Understand expectations and considerations if the nonprofit food service program can’t be documented.
  • Recognize the four steps involved in evaluating nonprofit food service operations:
    • Step 1 – Identify CACFP Revenues
    • Step 2 – Review CACFP Expenses
    • Step 3 – Calculate the Food Service Balance
    • Step 4 – Verify Outcomes
  • Understand what happens if the nonprofit food service program cannot be documented.
  • Evaluate the status of your nonprofit food service program

Means of developing competencies:

  • Online presentations with voice narration and interactivity Workbook that complements online course content
  • Online resources available through internet links
  • Downloadable resources
  • Quizzes

Course completion requirements:
In order to complete this course successfully, you must complete all of the course
assignments and score an 80% or higher on the final examination.

Click to view the workbook (Google Doc)

If you choose to print the workbook it can serve as a good way to
take notes with pen or pencil while viewing the presentations in each