About Us


The National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils identifies and supports innovative ideas that promote physical activity and fitness for children in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The NFGFC recognizes innovation by awarding fitness centers to schools that employ new and unique methods to promote physical activity and good nutrition among students.

Jake Steinfeld – founder of Body by Jake Global LLC, Major League Lacrosse, FitTV and FitOrbit – is chairman of the Foundation. In addition to his role with the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils, Steinfeld was chairman of the California Governors’ Council on Physical Fitness and Sports since 2005 and has dedicated more than 50 school fitness centers in California.