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Jul 15, 2014, 09:00 ET

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program Awards $2.5 Million to Nation's Future STEM Leaders

 The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, today announced new scholarships totaling up to $2.5 million...

Feb 17, 2014, 13:24 ET
Habitat for Humanity Detroit Executive Director Vincent Tilford (left) celebrates as General Motors Foundation President Vivian Pickard (right) presents a check for $400,000 to the organization in honor of former General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson and his wife Karin, Monday, February 17, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Capuchin Soup Kitchen and the Coalition on Temporary Shelter (COTS), will also receive donations in honor of the Akersons who made significant personal donations to these organizations during their time in Detroit. (Photo by Jonn F. Martin for the GM Foundation).  (PRNewsFoto/General Motors Foundation)

GM Foundation Donates $1 Million to Detroit Charities in Honor of Former GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson

 The General Motors Foundation is donating $1 million among three Detroit charities in honor of GM's former Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson and...

Jan 22, 2014, 15:27 ET
General Motors Vice President Global Design Ed Welburn (left) and GM Foundation President Vivian Pickard (right) present the GM Foundation's $1 million grant for the creation of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture to Founding Director of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture Lonnie Bunch Wednesday, January 22, 2014 in the Chevrolet exhibit at the Washington Auto Show in Washington, DC. Also on stage is the 2014 North American Car of the Year - the Corvette Stingray. (Photo by Mark Finkenstaedt for General Motors).  (PRNewsFoto/General Motors Foundation)

GM Foundation Donates $1 Million to Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture

 The General Motors Foundation will become a founding donor of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture...

Jan 06, 2014, 09:00 ET

Buick Achievers Scholarship Application Period Opens Jan. 6

 The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, will accept applications for 2014 scholarships from...

Nov 26, 2013, 09:00 ET

GM Foundation Grants $2.9 Million to Higher Education

The General Motors Foundation today announced grants totaling $2.9 million to support 26 leading universities and partnering organizations across...

Nov 12, 2013, 11:00 ET

GM Foundation Grants $400,000 to DSO for 2014 Southern Florida Tour

 The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is headed south for the winter thanks to a $400,000 grant from the GM Foundation. The Orchestra, led by Music...

Oct 24, 2013, 09:30 ET

GM Foundation Donates $150,000 to MADD

 The General Motors Foundation is donating $150,000 to Mothers Against Drunk Driving to expand prevention education initiatives and provide...

Sep 10, 2013, 17:45 ET
The GM Foundation on Tuesday announced a $100,000 donation to the Central Park Conservancy to support and expand its "Keeping it Green" service learning program for students. To mark the donation and "teamGM Cares Week," volunteers from General Motors' offices spread mulch and completed other tasks in Central Park.  (PRNewsFoto/General Motors Foundation)

GM Foundation Donates $100,000 to New York's Central Park Conservancy

 The GM Foundation is donating $100,000 to aid the Central Park Conservancy's "Keeping it Green" service learning program to introduce...

Aug 27, 2013, 17:34 ET

GM Foundation Supports 50th Anniversary of MLK's 'I Have a Dream' Speech

 The General Motors Foundation donated $50,000 to the National Park Foundation to help fund the 50th anniversary commemoration of the historic...

Aug 15, 2013, 09:00 ET

GM Foundation Donates $100,000 to Leadership America

The General Motors Foundation is granting $100,000 to Leadership America, the longest-running, national women's development program of its kind in...

Aug 13, 2013, 14:29 ET

Buick Achievers Awards $4.2 Million in Scholarships

 The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, today announced scholarships totaling approximately $4.2...

Jul 30, 2013, 09:00 ET

GM Foundation Donates $200,000 to Safe Kids Worldwide

As summer temperatures continue to climb, so does the risk of child injuries and deaths due to heatstroke. To help raise awareness of this...

May 16, 2013, 19:17 ET

GM Foundation Pledges $500,000 to Help Victims of Texas Tornadoes

 The General Motors Foundation is pledging $500,000 to Habitat for Humanity to help victims of the recent tornadoes in five Texas counties. The...

Nov 13, 2012, 16:36 ET
The GM Foundation-sponsored float will debut during America's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Detroit on Thanksgiving Day.  The float showcases the Foundation's commitment to education and investing in America's youth - the next generation of innovators.  (PRNewsFoto/General Motors Foundation)

GM Foundation Unveils Education-Themed Float for America's Thanksgiving Parade

 The General Motors Foundation today unveiled a new float it is sponsoring during America's Thanksgiving Parade®, An 86 Year Tradition,...

Jun 03, 1998, 01:00 ET

Advances in Determining Causes of Cancer: Update Presented at General Motors Cancer Research Foundation's 20th Annual Conference

WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 of the world's leading cancer research scientists will be attending the General Motors Cancer...

Apr 27, 1998, 01:00 ET

Cancer Research Foundation Prizes Awarded Today; $750,000 Shared by Four Renowned Scientists

NEW YORK, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The 20th annual General Motors Cancer Research Foundation awards, international prizes for individual...

Apr 22, 1998, 01:00 ET

International GM Sloan, Kettering, and Mott Cancer Research Achievement Awards To Be Announced Monday April 27

WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Cancer Institute (NCI) reported that the nation's investment in research is paying off. The...

Nov 13, 1997, 00:00 ET

Stapp Foundation Receives Largest Automotive Grant; GM Foundation to Donate $200,000 in Support of Automotive Safety

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on a strong commitment to automotive safety, General Motors (NYSE: GM) donated $200,000 to the...

Jun 11, 1997, 01:00 ET

Melanoma Vaccine Trials Take a New Direction; Preliminary Results Are Encouraging

BETHESDA, Md., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 200 years after Edward Jenner developed the world's first vaccine against smallpox, researchers...

Jun 10, 1997, 01:00 ET

92% of Americans Are Aware of the Damaging Effects of the Sun; 1 Out of 3 Still Desire a Tan This Summer

BETHESDA, Md., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- With the unofficial kick-off of summer on Memorial Day Weekend, millions of Americans are headed for the...

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