The Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) facilitates the implementation of SNAP-Ed programs in Michigan through a network of local partner agencies. These programs deliver nutrition education, physical activity promotion and serve people and communities in Michigan who are eligible for SNAP benefits (SNAP-Ed eligible).

By applying for funds through MFF, organizations help maximize the resources to increase healthy eating and physical activity among Michigan’s most vulnerable populations. MFF SNAP-Ed Partners apply for funding annually.

The annual request for proposals (RFP) announcement will be posted by the end of February.

FY 2017 Mid-Year Request for Applications (RFA)

The Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) is pleased to announce a mid-year funding opportunity for community partners. One of the important roles of MFF, as a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) Implementing Agency, is to build capacity statewide and implement pilot projects for efficient, effective, and innovative nutrition education and physical activity programming to meet needs in underserved areas and for priority underserved populations. MFF facilitates the development of effective, high-quality nutrition education and physical activity programming targeting people eligible for SNAP.

Through the 2017 RFA, MFF is seeking local and regional partners to pilot SNAP-Ed interventions focused on:

  • Linking direct nutrition education and policy, systems, and environmental change (PSE) interventions;
  • Reaching new audiences and/or eligible participants in new venues; and
  • Using a multi-sector collaborative approach to not only achieve program goals but also establish a foundation for sustainability and long-term implementation.

The anticipated programming period is March 2017 – February 2018.

To view the RFA, click here. Submit your notification of intent by 4:00 p.m. EST February 1, 2017 and your application by 4:00 p.m. EST February 10, 2017.

If you have questions or need technical assistance, please send an email to: midyear-rfa-2017@michiganfitness.org.

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