To date, this program has reached 228 schools and more than 85,000 students.

Read more about how Building Healthy Communities is making a difference in Michigan elementary schools in this infographic (PDF).

Who can apply?

This program is available to any elementary school. If your school has already participated in a Building Healthy Communities program, you're not eligible to apply at this time. Here's a list of schools (PDF) that have participated.

How can I learn more? 

Read more about the Elementary School Program in the 2017-2018 program description (PDF) and the program website

How can I apply?

Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2017-2018 school year. Please check back regularly for information on future program opportunities. 

Partners: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan Fitness Foundation, United Dairy Industry of Michigan and the Center for School Health at Wayne State University.