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How to apply for the Building Healthy Communities program

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This information explains more about the Building Healthy Communities program and how to apply.

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Would you like to create an environment at your school that supports and encourages healthy eating and physical activity? Could your students benefit from learning about healthy eating and physical activity?

The Building Healthy Communities program might be a good fit for your school.

About the grant

This program is made possible through partnering with Michigan Fitness Foundation, United Dairy Industry of Michigan, University of Michigan and Wayne State University. It's open to public, charter and private nonprofit schools in Michigan. 

  • Elementary schools can apply for the elementary school program and the breakfast in the classroom grant.
  • Middle schools can apply for the middle school program and the breakfast in the classroom grant.
  • High schools can apply for the breakfast in the classroom grant.

How to apply

We're no longer accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. You can review the request for applications (PDF) for program descriptions. 

Check back in January for information on applying for the 2015-2016 school year.

Questions about the Building Healthy Communities program?

Here are a few ways you can get answers.

  • Review the FAQs on the application websites above.
  • Attend an informational conference call. You can find the dates and times for each program in the request for applications.
  • Contact program staff. You can find contact information for each program on the request for applications.

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