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Heartland Child Nutrition is a sponsor of the USDA Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) in North Dakota.

Our mission is to enhance the nutritional well-being of children by providing nutrition education, professional support, and disbursement of USDA funds to family child care providers for serving nutritious meals and snacks.

Heartland Child Nutrition is a free program for ALL licensed and self-declared providers in North Dakota who base their child care business in a home atmosphere. The financial support, as well as our friendly staff and education opportunities for both providers and children, will enhance your childcare and please the families you serve.   

We would be happy to have you join the nearly 500 family child care providers participating in the Heartland Child Nutrition program in North Dakota!  


Phone - 701-250-0140 or 1-800-366-6793 (ND toll free) 

Email -

Fax - 701-250-0144

Click on the KidKare logo to the right to view a short tutorial of online claiming. If you are currently using manual claims and would like to switch to online claiming give our office a call, we would be happy to help!

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Mandatory Annual CACFP Training

To view the instructional materials

and quiz click here.

Reimbursement Rates

Effective July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023 

Tier I

Breakfast   $1.66

Lunch and Dinner   $3.04

Snack   $.97

Tier II



USDA Extends Waiver
The USDA has announced an extension to the waivers to ensure children across the nation have access to nutritious meals as we recover from the pandemic. Starting July 1, 2022 through June 2023, all family child care providers on the food program are eligible to be Tier 1, regardless of location or income. Please call Dorleen at 701-250-0140 for any questions.  

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or

  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

  3. email:


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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