At DTE Energy, we believe people are the difference, that’s why we make our public service personal. DTE supports nonprofits that provide services including literacy programs, youth employment opportunities, neighborhood revitalization programs and educational training to help make communities stronger and strengthen the middle class. Our employees amplify this impact by volunteering their time and talents for organizations statewide.

Detroit dance instructor, Ann Arbor music teacher earn Educator of the Year awards

Recognized for their excellence in youth arts education, teachers from a high school in Detroit and an elementary school in Ann Arbor are the 2018 DTE Energy Foundation Educators of the Year.

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Creating a culture that says “you are welcome here”

For Diane Antishin, DTE Energy’s vice president, Human Resources Operations and chief diversity & inclusion officer, building an inclusive culture and creating a safe environment where all employees feel a sense of belonging is the focus of her team’s daily work. Antishin was appointed to chief diversity & inclusion officer in April 2018, after Sandy Ennis, former vice president, Diversity & Inclusion, retired from the company.

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DTE Energy Foundation’s grants support robotics teams

Building a robot is no easy task. Just ask De’Emerald Hardison, a seventh grader from the Detroit Leadership Academy. “The hardest part about building a robot is making sure everything is ready to go before a competition and sticking together as a team even when your robot is not working well,” she said. Hardison was one of thousands of middle school students from across Michigan this past weekend trying to land a spot in the state championship for First Technical Challenge (FTC), the middle school league for robotics competitions.

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Knowing your power through volunteerism

For more than thirty years, the mission of Michigan Women’s Foundation (MWF) has been to transform our state to achieve equality and empowerment for women and girls. Focused on accelerating women’s entrepreneurship, MWF works to eliminate barriers to economic and social equality by providing access to capital and a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem for women starting and growing businesses.

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3,500 customers

supported by energy payment assistance

more than 650

  youth summer jobs funded by the DTE Energy Foundation statewide

57,681 volunteer hours

served by 3,500 DTE employees to over 567 non-profits in 2017


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