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We make CACFP compliance easy.

For 30 years, KidKare has provided innovative CACFP software solutions to childcare providers and sponsors.

KidKare Food Program
KidKare Accounting
Our Solutions
KidKare
Food Program
KidKare
Accounting
KidKare
For Sponsors

KidKare
Food Program

We know Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) claims can be difficult & time-consuming to process, but with KidKare, the process is much simpler. You'll be able to catch errors that you could easily miss if you process claims by hand with our CACFP software.

Who should use it?
🏢 Commercial Childcare Facilities
(without a sponsor)

KidKare
Accounting

Designed for in-home daycare professionals. We know you're a small business, and you have a lot on your plate. That's why we've made billing parents and tracking your expenses easier than ever.
Who should use it?
🏠 Home Childcare Professionals
(with or without sponsor)

KidKare
For Sponsors

Take back hours of your time. Minute Menu CX & HX cut down on the hours you spend ensuring your USDA compliance. With our CACFP software, sponsors have everything they need to comply faster and more efficiently.
Who should use it?
🏠 Home Sponsors
🏢 Center Sponsors
KidKare Webinars
Throughout the year, the KidKare team will host various webinars relating to CACFP, our features, and our different products.
KidKare
Food Program

The fastest way for childcare centers to process their CACFP claims.

KidKare Food Program is a full-service CACFP software solution for US-based childcare centers without a food program sponsor. It helps you plan menus, track attendance, and communicate with parents, all while claiming CACFP reimbursements on time.

Today, more than 67,000 providers trust KidKare to keep them compliant with CACFP regulations.
Who should use it?
🏢 Commercial Childcare Facilities
(without a sponsor).
Try KidKare Food Program for free for 14 days.

Over 200 edit checks on food and attendance.

Plan your monthly menus and share them with parents with just a few clicks.

Record meal counts and attendance on any mobile device at point-of-service in each classroom.

Document what you spend on food and supplies to ensure compliance.

View the Milk Audit and plan for possible shortages.

Send and store enrollment paperwork online.

Stay connected with families with ease.

New Features
KidKare
Messaging
Keep in communication with parents by sending updates throughout the day with KidKare’s messaging feature. Send bulk messages or individual messages according to your needs. Every message includes space for attachments, so you can send menus or other information to parents with a few simple clicks.
Health
Solutions
Record children’s temperatures on-site as they check-in. You can also send surveys to parents and screen them for illness before they arrive at your center.
Ounce Equivalents
Calculation
Record grains with the new grains ounce equivalents unit—without the math and the headache. This feature calculates grains ounce equivalents based on standard units of measurement, like cups.
Benefits
  • - Access documents on any device with an internet connection.
  • - Say goodbye to paper & save your documents digitally.
  • - Perform over 200 edit checks on food and attendance entries.
  • - Have confidence that all meal pattern requirements are met.

Try KidKare Food Program for free for 14 days.

KidKare
Accounting

Simplify your childcare business.

As a daycare provider, you have a lot to do and not enough time to do it. Why keep juggling paper invoices, receipts, and other financial documentation? Today, more than 67,000 providers trust KidKare software to keep them compliant with CACFP regulations.
KidKare Accounting allows you to record expenses, track income, and print reports for your taxes.
Who should use it?
🏠 Home Childcare Professionals
(with or without sponsor).
Try KidKare Accounting for free for 30 days.

Stop relying on parents to bring their checkbooks. Now your parents can pay by credit card on any device at any time.

Get paid faster and on time by automating email invoices with a couple of clicks.

Guarantee accurate & timely refunds.

 

Bill for unique families & situations.

Are you still saving every single receipt for your childcare business? Generate and track your business expenses with simplicity and ease.

Manage your business finances by using our different accounting reports.

Print important tax documents and stay organized throughout the year with KidKare Accounting.

Whether you are on the Food Program or not, you can still deduct the meals and snacks you serve throughout the year.

This feature will give peace of mind to your parents and you will never have to wait for payments again. 

Do your parents also enjoy child updates during the day? Send them messages with updates!

New Features
Refunding Money
Becomes A Breeze
Refund cash, checks, or add credits to an account when necessary.
Manage Participants
In One Place
Manage all aspects of billing, invoices, and payments for participants' accounts with an easy-to-navigate dashboard. As a bonus, you can maintain billing information for participants without changing their enrollment records.
Split Payments
Between Parents
Each family has their own unique makeup. Easily split payments between parents—so parents can choose how they want to pay. Everyone gets their own invoice and statement of account.

Need to bill for agencies or subsidies? You can do that, too!
Benefits
  • - Eliminate paper and bill parents electronically.
  • - Create recurring invoices that run on a schedule you choose.
  • - Be prepared for tax time.
  • - Keep track of your payments with ease.
  • - Track all your income sources in one place.

Try KidKare Accounting for free for 30 days.

KidKare
For Sponsors

Take back hours of your time with Minute Menu CX & HX.

Whether you’re a home or center sponsor, we’ve designed a comprehensive CACFP sponsor software to help you improve your bottom line and grow your sponsorship. From detailed analysis and reporting on provider or child files, to automating key areas of your operation including claim processing, online enrollment, eligibility, and much more.

Our 30 years of experience providing software for the CACFP has you covered.
Why Minute Menu
Maximize CACFP Reimbursement
Track Attendance & Meal Counts
Go Paperless With eForms
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Just enter your email address below and we’ll set up a free 30 day trial just for you.

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