Planet

The Consumers Energy Foundation is especially focused on grants that protect and strengthen the health and sustainability of our state’s land, water and air.

  • We make grants to teach children about our vast environmental resources and how to protect them.
  • We provided a grant of $2,500 to the Watershed Center as part of Grand Traverse Bay’s Adopt-a-Stream Program.
  • We fund programs that help teach children to respect and cherish our natural resources.
  • Taking care of creatures big and small.

Land, Water & Air


The Consumers Energy Foundation is dedicated to ensuring Michigan has world-class natural resources. Our freshwater lakes and streams demand great care along with the health and viability of our land and air. We’re committed to supporting nonprofit organizations who strengthen environmental stewardship, preserve the natural beauty of Michigan and reduce environmental impact when natural resources are used.

Environmental Education


Our grants support environmental education and developing environmental stewards who will sustain Michigan’s natural resources for future generations to enjoy. Some of our more recent grant recipients include Huron Pines Resource Conservation and Development Council and Friends of the Shiawassee River.

Preservation & Usage


The Consumers Energy Foundation supports organizations that protect and preserve Michigan’s natural resources, with an emphasis on collaborative programs that strengthen ties between businesses and communities. We’re proud of our contributions to restore watershed, remove invasive species, protect farmland and conserve our state’s natural resources, including recent grants to Land Conservancy of West Michigan and the Sacred Harvest program.

Good To Know

Let's Talk Trees

We funded an initiative by Michigan Arbor Day Alliance to teach kids about natural resources.

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Protecting the Dunes

We awarded the Land Conservancy of West Michigan a grant to support its Barrier Dunes Sanctuary Addition.

Valuable Resources

Our state is rich with natural resources that need protecting. If your nonprofit is focused on the health of our lakes, rivers, forests or wildlife, we might be able to help.

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