T he Karamu Nutrition Program Incorporated KNP is a public benefit non-profit corporation headquartered in Tennessee. Our primary service is sponsorship of the USDA's Child and Adult Care Food Program CACFP. In fact, we're one of the biggest and fastest growin g non-profit food program sponsors in Tennessee.


Contact Details

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  City Memphis, TN
  Zip Code 38112
  Address 2600 Poplar Ave
  Phone Number (901) 327-8401

From Our Website

The CACFP is designed to provide good nutrition, but the USDA can only do so much. At Karamu we are committed to making nutrition easy and economical for providers. We do this by offering a host of benefits to assure that your CACFP participation is a pleasant and positive experience. Our benefits include simple and easy forms, a variety of economical pre-planned menus, courteous and convenient training & support, detailed reimbursement statements, and direct deposit of your meal reimbursement money.


Karamu is a Internal Revenue Service (IRS) approved charitable organization under section 501 (c)(3) of the internal revenue code. At Karamu, we take our responsibilities as a non-profit corporation very seriously. We know we have been entrusted with tax payer generated funds and we pride ourselves on being good stewards of those funds. Karamu's conflict of interest policy is designed to protect Karamu's interest (and the public trust) when it is contemplating entering into a transaction that might benefit the private interest of an officer or director of the organization or might result in a possible excess benefit transaction.


Karamu is committed to supporting child care providers and the children and families they serve. Check this page regularly for social causes and outreach activities that we endorse, grant opportunities, and community based events that need your support. Every dollar you donate to Karamu helps us to continue to realize our mission of serving the child care community above and beyond our Child Nutrition Programs. Your tax deductible donations are invested back in the community through our child care conferences, child care referral service, and other outreach services.