About The Grant

The Consumers Energy Foundation awarded a $125,000 grant to support the literacy program at Frost Elementary School in Jackson. The Jackson grant is part of $1.25 million in matching grants offered to 10 community projects throughout Michigan as part of Consumers Energy’s 125th anniversary celebration. Matching grant funds and in kind donations were provided by the initiative’s community partner organizations

The Consumers Energy Foundation awarded a $125,000 Challenge Grant to start Energizing Education in 2012, prompting others in the community to support the effort. “This check will go toward the greatest investment that we have: our children.” —David Mengebier, President, Consumers Energy Foundation. (Click here for a list of other partners.)