To date, this program has reached 427 schools and more than 161,000 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 elementary schools, within school districts that were invited to apply to address the social determinants of health that have contributed to health disparities.

How can I learn more? 

Read more about the Elementary School Program in the 2022-2023 program description (PDF) and the program website

Partners: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Michigan Health Endowment Fund, Michigan Fitness Foundation, United Dairy Industry of Michigan and Wayne State University's Center for Health and Community Impact.