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CATCH Michigan Project

Supported by the Michigan Health Endowment Fund

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About the Project
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CATCH Global Foundation is grateful to the Michigan Health Endowment Fund for supporting the expansion of the evidence-based CATCH Program throughout Michigan over the next two years. Building on our successful pilot last school year, CATCH is aiming to provide up to 100 Michigan elementary and middle schools with the resources, training and support to build and sustain healthy school environments and whole child programming in school year 2021-22.

All K-8 public schools in the state are eligible to participate, and resources will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

To accommodate individual schools’ readiness levels, CATCH is offering three options for engaging with the CATCH Program this school year: Basic, Basic Plus, and the Whole Child Guided Journey (see below for details about each level).

As an added bonus, all schools that engage with CATCH will receive a free one-year membership to SHAPE Michigan for one PE teacher, health teacher, or physical activity leader.

Schools with a free-and-reduced lunch rate (FRL) of at least 50% are eligible for the free trainings offered as part of the pilot program through December 31, 2021.

How to Get Started

Choose a Package

Read about each package below and decide which level is right for your school. Questions? Email [email protected] and a CATCH Program Manager will schedule a call to walk you through the different options.

Complete Enrollment

Fill out our enrollment form and we’ll contact you via email to set you up with your CATCH resources and help you schedule your first virtual training.

Identify Your Wellness Team

The Wellness Team consists of 3-5 individuals and is led by a campus Wellness Champion. Choose a Champion and recruit your team.

Attend Your First Training

All packages start with the same first training, Whole Child Leadership. Choose a training date that works for your team and register/attend.

Choose a Package

CATCH highly recommends the most comprehensive training, implementation and support option – the Whole Child Guided Journey – in order to gain the maximum impact for students and sustainable change for your school community. Whole Child Guided Journey schools will receive a $500 stipend to help activate the CATCH program.

Schools can choose from one of these 3 options:


CATCH Whole Child Coordination

$249/ school / year
CATCH Whole Child Online Coordination Kit
"Whole Child Leadership" virtual training course (up to 6 seats)
Includes Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) anchoring activities
Free one-year membership to SHAPE Michigan for one PE / health teacher

Basic Plus

CATCH Healthy Campus

$699/ school / year
Everything included in Basic Package

Plus any/all of the following:

Evidence-based nutrition and wellness curriculum (K-5 or 6-8)
Video lesson library for asynchronous learning
"Meaningful Movement & Health in the Classroom" virtual training course (2 seats)
K-8 Physical Education Guidebook
Physical Activity Pack (K-5 or 6-8)
Activity demonstration video library
"Physical Education During COVID-19 – In-School or Hybrid" virtual training course (2 seats)


CATCH Whole Child Guided Journey

$5,000/ school / year
Everything included in Basic Plus Package


4-part training series - scheduled over the course of a school year for school wellness teams
Ongoing Support from your CATCH Guide - regular check-ins and consultation with a CATCH program manager
$500 stipend to help activate the initiative

See the Whole Child Guided Journey in Action

Check out the digital yearbooks of some past Whole Child Guided Journey schools below! Participating schools receive a yearbook template to showcase their work to colleagues, administration, school boards, parents, etc.

Learn More About the Whole Child Guided Journey

Algonquin Elementary School

Algonac Community Schools

View Yearbook
Vandenberg Elementary

Southfield Public Schools

View Yearbook
Ring Lardner Middle

Niles Community Schools

View Yearbook
Enroll Your School

If you would like to enroll multiple schools at once, please contact [email protected].

Donate by Check

Please make checks out to CATCH Global Foundation and mail to:

CATCH Global Foundation
PO Box 28282
Austin, TX 78755