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CACFP Claiming

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Central Management for
CACFP Sponsors

Sponsors can centrally manage childcare accounts from one area.. As sponsorships grow, accounts may be grouped for streamlined management. Restrict staff access and functionality where you need to.

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Meal & Attendance Capture

Track attendance and quickly capture meals using pre-printed rosters (for computer entry) or with a mobile device (iPhone®, iPad®, iPod®, or Android®). Sponsors can restrict meal entry to the same day, or even precise meal times using the mobile option.

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Meal Nutrition Planning
(NEW Meal Patterns)

Menu creation is made easy. Using a drop-down list, simply select items for the food groups of each meal! ChildWatch comes with over 1,500 USDA-compliant menu items. Serving sizes are calculated for each age group. Cycle sets of menus weeks in advance.

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Claims Processing

ChildWatch will process your meal & menu data in just a few clicks. Each claim is checked against the USDA rules (configurable). Ineligible meals are automatically disallowed and included in the claim results. Reporting details include state summary information, meal disallowances with reason description, and financial statements.

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Important Events Notification

ChildWatch will automatically email notifications of important events such as outdated forms & participant training, child income level changes and more. From the participant's location, new forms may be printed, signed by parents and submitted to the sponsor.

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Budget & Expenses Tracking

Keep track of expenses with the check register feature. Record your monthly reimbursement amount and enter expenses against it. Get a reconciliation report to learn of surplus status. The budget creator helps to determine expense estimates for labor and supplies.

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Data Importation

Already using software and dread having to re-enter your data? ChildWatch makes the transition easier by offering a versatile data import feature. Simply export the data from your current program, format the results to match our easy-to-follow guide and voila! Get a headstart and be up & running within minutes.