Start PHS in Your School

Evidence is mounting that kids who eat well and are active do better in school. 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 how to make healthy choices?

Building Healthier Communities LogoA partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the University of Michigan called Building Healthy Communities: Engaging Middle Schools through Project Healthy Schools provides an opportunity for middle schools to participate in the program while building an environment for long-term sustainability. We are no longer accepting applications for fall 2019, however, you may still apply. Should additional funding become available, we will contact you.

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How to Apply

Submit your application either by:

  • Completing the fillable pdf application form and emailing it to ProjectHealthySchools@umich.edu
  • Printing and scanning your completed application form and emailing it to ProjectHealthySchools@umich.edu

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PHS Program Information Webinar 2019



For questions, please email ProjectHealthySchools@umich.edu or call Program Manager, Jean DuRussel-Weston at 734-764-0290.

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