We're building sustainable communities by supporting education, social services, arts and culture, business and the environment.

You depend on us for safe, reliable energy to power your home and community. That’s our job, 24/7. But energy quality is only one part of what makes your community great. The Consumers Energy Foundation gives Michigan cities, towns and neighborhoods the extra support needed to build communities that we’re proud to call home. We provide grants and mobilize volunteers to strengthen local education, social services, the environment, and community, economic and cultural development.

We created the Consumers Energy Foundation in 1990 to give our charitable efforts a stable, focused direction. The Consumers Energy Foundation does not use funds generated from our customers. Instead, we use shareholder funds, along with contributions from current employees and retirees to support nonprofit organizations across Michigan and help create sustainable communities.
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Employee Volunteerism

Our Foundation has been working with nonprofits to create sustainable communities for decades. We make grants for social welfare, community, civic and cultural development, education, economic growth and environmental enhancement.

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Our Priorities

We support what’s best for Michigan and our families. We all share the same values— education, environment, social welfare and community development. Together, we’re making our state even better.

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Grant Seekers

If you’re a Michigan nonprofit with ideas and plans to make our communities smarter, safer and more fun, we should talk. Take a look around here and see if we have common ground and a common vision.

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Lansing Armory: A Lasting Legacy

Support from our foundation helped renovate the historic Lansing Armory to a home for five vital nonprofits.

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Saginaw's Deindorfer Park Given New Life

With our support, the Saginaw Community Foundation breathed new life into aging Deindorfer Park.

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Grand Rapids Area Gets A Youth Sports Complex

A grant from our foundation was key in the building of the state-of-the-art Art VanSports Complex.

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