GE Foundation's Developing Health Program Highlighted in the GE Healthymagination Report

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GE Foundation's Developing Health Program Highlighted in the GE Healthymagination Report

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The GE Foundation is the philanthropic arm of GE, which provides grants and invests in initiatives that work to solve some of the world’s most difficult problems. The GE Foundation support U.S. and international education, developing health globally, the environment, public policy, human rights, disaster relief and community success around the globe. Through this organization, the Developing Health initiative was created to improve the health care and quality of life in less fortunate communities.

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Recognizing the range of healthcare challenges faced by underserved populations in the United States, the GE Foundation, in partnership with the GE Corporate Diversity Council, launched Developing Health (DH), a grant program that aims to increase access to primary care and improve quality in targeted communities.

This three-year, $50 million program combines GE Foundation’s grant funding and skill-based employee volunteerism to nonprofit health centers across the United States. Forty-seven health centers in 11 cities have benefited from the program.
 
To continue reading about the GE Foundation Developing Health program, click here.
 
About GE
GE (NYSE: GE) is an advanced technology, services and finance company taking on the world’s toughest challenges. Dedicated to innovation in energy, health, transportation and infrastructure, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs about 300,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.ge.com.
 
Citizenship at GE is more than a program or a set of good intentions - it is a full-time commitment built upon cultural behaviors and actions. These actions are integrated with business strategy and have defined goals, strategies and metrics that make it actionable and accountable.
 
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Keywords: Volunteerism & Community Engagement | Developing Health | GE | GE corporate diversity council | GE foundation | public health | school health | undeserved

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