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This section provides many resources and tools for CCNI providers.  Please let us know if you would like to see additional resources or tools added to the website. 

Getting Started with Food Programs

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CCNI Happenings

Just a quick reminder!  CCNI takes the 'work' out of paperwork!

We don't do "dots on our paper forms!

We have Minute Menu which is a click or so per day!  EASY!

Want to know how reimbursement will add up for you?  Click here for our "IT ADDS UP" calculation spreadsheet and enter your children into the Tier I or Tier II meals to find out how much you be reimbursed each day, month and year!









CCNI Alerts

Look Here for CACFP Updates!


 CCNI office hours are Monday - Thursday, 8:00-4:30 and Friday, 8:00-2:00

Contact us at 800-634-3359 or click on the "Connect With Us" tab above to contact us by email.


2015 Calendar Keeper Menu Corrections are released. 





Click HERE






Household Income Data and Application released


Are you going to be closed or gone a few days in the near future? click here 






to contact us and let us know about your closures. 



  to contact individual staff.

Applying for a Family Child Care License in Minnesota? 




Click here for up to $300 licensing Grant Application & Letter & Instructions

Click here for the link to past Newsletter and Activity Pages for the month



Also, you can subscribe to CCNI alerts by registering on this site or signing up for our CCNI alerts.  


The CCNI staff is always friendly & very helpful. The training is always nearby and the classes are fun and informative. CCNI is the best!
Nancy, Anoka County



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