Michigan Fitness Foundation
To inspire active lifestyles and healthy food choices through education, environmental change, community events, and policy leadership.
About Michigan Fitness Foundation
The Michigan Fitness Foundation (the Foundation) is a 501c3 nonprofit under the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health, and Sports. The Foundation’s mission is to inspire active lifestyles and healthy food choices through education, environmental change, community events, and policy leadership.
The Foundation engages with residents and organizations throughout Michigan by serving as a backbone organization to other organizations and by providing support to evidence-based interventions and programs which improve the likelihood that residents will make better choices about their health. Additionally, the Foundation supports and celebrates active and healthy living by hosting and endorsing events and by honoring people and organizations that work to improve the health of our residents. Programs at the Foundation reach over 2 million Michiganders and provide quality physical education, nutrition education, physical activity promotions, and social marketing campaigns which improve quality of life by promoting healthy lifestyle choices.