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Michigan Building Healthy Communities Elementary School Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsors
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, Center for Health and Community Impact at Wayne State University, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan Fitness Foundation, United Dairy Industry of Michigan
Deadlines
Apr 13, 2018
Contact

Kristen Kaszeta
313.577.6210
kristen.kaszeta@wayne.edu

Purpose

The Building Healthy Communities Elementary School Program offers assistance to Michigan elementary schools to undergo a healthy school transformation, which will involve infusing healthy nutrition, education, and physical exercise throughout the school environment to increase children's health, fight childhood obesity, and improve academic achievement.

Eligibility

Public, charter, or private nonprofit elementary schools in Michigan are eligible, regardless of geographic location or participation in the free or reduced-price lunch program. Schools that have received a previous award from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan are not eligible for the program.

Geographic coverage
Michigan
Amount of funding

Programs will receive:

  • A hands-on coordinator to establish the program and work with the school to ensure the program is successful and sustainable
  • All program materials, equipment, and training necessary for implementation
  • Technical assistance to assist in the transformation to a healthy school
Application process

Links to the application instructions and the online application are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Obesity and weight control · Schools · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Michigan



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