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Michigan Building Healthy Communities Step Up for School Wellness 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.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Jun 30, 2022

Deborah Grischke


The Building Healthy Communities Step Up for School Wellness Program supplies Michigan elementary, middle, and high school students; teachers; and administrators with tools they need to create a healthy school environment that supports a culture of wellness.

Program goals and intended impacts include:

  • Empower students to be more physically active every day
  • Empower students to make healthy choices that include fruit, vegetables, low‑fat dairy, whole grains, and lean protein every day
  • Empower students to learn and practice social and emotional skills
  • Engage staff in activities and educational opportunities that support personal growth and school policies and practices around social and emotional learning
  • Empower staff to explore and implement well‑being initiatives that support a culture of wellness at school for all employees
  • Encourage staff to make changes in policies, systems, and environments that support the well-being of students and staff

Public, charter, and private nonprofit elementary schools serving any K-12 grade level in Michigan are eligible to apply.

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As described in the application instructions, awarded schools will receive packages based on focus area.

Application process
Tagged as
Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Physical activity · Schools · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Michigan

Organizations (1)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation, view details

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