Grants to help fund new home builds, revitalization projects and veterans’ initiative
DETROIT, May 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In recognition of Military Appreciation Month, the General Motors Foundation announced today a $1 million grant to Habitat for Humanity to fund projects, including 11 new home builds in partnership with Habitat families, with the goal of assisting current and former military service members.
The grant will also support two international revitalization projects in Brazil and the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Nepal.
Arlington Assembly uses annual grant initiative to support local community
ARLINGTON, May 1, 2015 /3BL Media/– Arlington Assembly announced today it will provide $100,000 in grants to various community agencies through the General Motors Foundation’s Plant City Grants program. These grants will be used to help fund essential outreach programs aimed at building a stronger community and enriching lives in the Arlington area.
Grants total nearly $45.6 million over last decade to advance STEM
DETROIT, December 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The General Motors Foundation today announced grants totaling $2.875 million to support 29 leading universities and organizations across the country in 2014 through its University/Organization Partner Program.
The initiative provides funding to advance secondary education curricula in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, also known as STEM, information technology and other fields important to the automotive industry.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., October 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The General Motors Foundation today donated a total of $20,000 to four nonprofit organizations in the Grand Rapids community through the Plant City Grants program; Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank, Greater Wyoming Community Resource Alliance, West Michigan Environmental Action Council, and West Michigan Veterans Assistance Program.
Funds will help build ‘Smart Homes’ for injured U.S. military veterans
DETROIT, September 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The General Motors Foundation donated $50,000 to the Steven Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation to help build specialized, adapted homes for injured U.S. military veterans. GM’s Customer Care and Aftersales Veterans Group also gave $126,000 toward the cause during a recent event in New York City.
Siller was a New York firefighter who died trying to save others on September 11, 2001.
‘Supplying Communities Together’ initiative donates money and volunteer time to Habitat for Humanity Detroit
DETROIT, Sept. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – General Motors and several of its suppliers are expanding their buying-and-selling relationship to benefit Habitat for Humanity Detroit through financial contributions and side-by-side volunteer efforts as part of its newly formed initiative called Supplying Communities Together.
Grant benefits ‘Keeping it Green’ program for schools and families
DETROIT, September 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – For the second year in a row, the General Motors Foundation is donating $100,000 to aid Central Park Conservancy’s “Keeping it Green” program designed to introduce pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students to the importance of preserving and caring for New York City’s Central Park.
GM employees volunteering within U.S. communities from September 8-12
DETROIT, September 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Communities and nonprofits across the country will receive a helping hand from General Motors’ employee volunteers next week as part of the company’s third annual “teamGM Cares Week.” From delivering Teddy Bears to cancer patients to cleaning up beaches and neighborhoods, countless projects will take place from Sept. 8-12.
Female awardees who excel in and out of classroom get more than half of funds
DETROIT, July 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, today announced new scholarships totaling up to $2.5 million to 100 recipients pursuing careers in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, also known as STEM, information technology and other fields related to the automotive industry.
DETROIT – General Motors and the General Motors Foundation, along with Chrysler Group LLC and Ford Motor Company, today announced a collective pledge of $26 million toward the “Grand Bargain” campaign to help both the Detroit Institute of Art (DIA) and the City of Detroit.