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The Karamu Nutrition Program (KNP) is the largest and one of the fastest growing non-profit food program sponsors in Tennessee. Karamu’s founder and Executive Director, Dr. Vera Corley-Sims, is a retired childcare provider and a nationally known advocate for provider and children’s causes.

 

Karamu is a provider friendly organization which has built a strong reputation of treating its providers with respect and courtesy; Dr. Vera will have it no other way!

 

Karamu’s mission is to provide a variety of services for childcare providers. However, our core service is CACFP sponsorship. In fact, Dr. Vera originally founded Karamu to serve as a CACFP sponsor.

Karamu Is A Proud Member Of (Or Contributor To) The Following National Organizations:

Karamu Nutrition Program Inc.

2670 Union Ave Ext

Suite 900

Memphis, TN 38112

 

phone: 901.327.8401 

e-mail: karamu@karamu.org

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Karamu - The Provider's Choice

Karamu Nutrition Program, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization. Gifts are deductible to the full extent allowable under IRS regulations.

© 2017 by Karamu Inc.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

KARAMU PROVIDER PAGE

This page is for use by Karamu sponsored childcare facilities only.  If you participate with another sponsor, the forms and training material provided here may not be allowed by your sponsor.

FORMS
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FORMS - CHILDCARE HOMES
FORMS - ALL FACILITY TYPES
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If you are a Karamu childcare provider and you are not participating in our free online claiming offered by Minute Menu, we encourage you to sign up today. This free service allows you the convenience of maintaining and submitting your CACFP claim online each month. In addition, using the popular MinuteMenu application, you'll be able to:

  • Record meals

  • Enroll children

  • Note school holidays, child sick days, etc.

  • Pre-plan your own menus

  • Find out how much your reimbursement is

  • Reduce claim errors

 

All this can be done right from your computer or laptop; some features can even be used on your notebook and smartphone. This service is provided absolutely free to you as a Karamu sponsored childcare provider! Child care centers should download the Minute Menu for Centers application by clicking the link below. Child care Home providers can access their account simply by clicking the KidKare link below. Please contact Karamu for your access credentials.

FORMS - CHILDCARE CENTERS (Includes At-Risk)
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2017 TRAINING - NON CREDIT

For your convenience, we have published a non-credit version of our 2017 training video. The non-credit version removes all of the quiz questions and adds a table of contents so you can easily jump to the portions of the video you want to watch. You will be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, and KNP number in order to view the training video.