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.

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?

We're accepting applications until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The program runs from September 2017 - June 2018.

If you're interested in learning more about this program, you can participate in an informational conference call. On Feb. 17, 2017, you can call (641) 715-0688 with access code: 517761# at 10 a.m. or 4 p.m. 

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.