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GM Philanthropy

GM's philanthropic actions are a combination of corporate giving--whether monetary, in-kind or volunteering--and those from our Foundation. Since its inception in 1976, the GM Foundation has donated hundreds of millions of dollars to American charities, educational organizations and to disaster relief efforts worldwide.

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OnStar Donates $400,000 to First Responders
DETROIT, October 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today OnStar celebrates its 20th anniversary by giving $20,000 each to 20 public safety personnel who experienced serious physical injury or hardship that impacted their ability to perform their jobs. OnStar identified the 20 recipients by working...
Oct 7, 2016 2:05 PM ET
Mirage in the Middle of the City: Hear Out the Business Case for Supporting Social Causes
It was a cool, crisp sunny morning as I drove into downtown Detroit. The Renaissance Center, an iconic building on Detroit’s skyline that’s large enough to have its own zip code, rose quickly in my view and beckoned me to start the day. My mind was in full business mode at that point. Like every workday, I had my must-do list memorized and was ready to make a difference. It’s as if...
Aug 11, 2016 11:05 AM ET
GM Foundation Invests $100,000 to Evaluate STEM Gains
DENVER, August 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ The GM Foundation is supporting Earth Force, Inc. with a $100,000 investment to further advance the GM Global River Environmental Education Network (GM GREEN). The grant will support professional development for the educators that facilitate GM GREEN programs, such as online learning videos reinforcing the organization’s Community Action and Problem-...
Aug 4, 2016 11:50 AM ET
2,500 GM Employees Volunteer in Detroit’s Cody Rouge Community
DETROIT – It’ll be all hands (and arms and legs) on deck when 2,500 General Motors employees return to Detroit’s Cody Rouge community to volunteer the week of Aug. 15. Employees will donate their time and talent to board up vacant homes, clean empty lots, spruce up streets and tackle other neighborhood and school improvements. The transformation is part of teamGM Cares, a company-wide...
Jul 27, 2016 11:10 AM ET
Investors Increasingly Use Their Dollars to Create Change
Investing in the future means more than making money for retirement. Among everyone from millennials – who make up 34% of the workforce and recently became the largest age group employed in...
Jul 22, 2016 11:35 AM ET