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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 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 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 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 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,...