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.
Scholarship America honored the General Motors Foundation with its Social Responsibility award for making a college education more accessible and affordable through the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program.
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.
In the wake of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal, the General Motors Foundation is providing grants totaling $100,000 to American Red Cross and World Food Program USA. Funds will aid emergency management officials with recovery relief efforts in the recently devastated region.
Gifts totaling $4 million – $2 million from General Motors Company and $2 million from the General Motors Foundation – will allow Kettering University to create dynamic new outdoor and indoor lab spaces to continue providing a world-class education to the next generation of engineers, scientists and industry leaders.
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 General Motors Foundation donated $50,000 to the Stephen 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.
As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept. 14-20), Safe Kids Worldwide today released a study that finds nine out of 10 parents take children out of car booster seats before they are tall enough.
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.
DETROIT – 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.
More teens die in motor vehicle crashes than from any other cause of death, about 2,500 per year. Fatalities are split between teen drivers (56 percent) and passengers (44 percent).
DETROIT – General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is collaborating with Detroit nonprofit Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) to help build the city’s first occupied shipping container homestead.
DETROIT – Buick Achievers Scholarship recipient and Spelman College senior Nartezya Dykes will be honored during the United Negro College Fund 35th annual An Evening of Stars broadcast on April 13, celebrating student excellence and rising graduation rates among minorities.
DETROIT – The General Motors Foundation is donating more than $1.45 million to Habitat for Humanity to fund at least 10 new-home builds and 15 neighborhood revitalization projects across the United States, as well as a special veterans’ program in partnership with up to 50 Habitat affiliates.
General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today reported strong earnings growth for the second quarter with net income attributable to common stockholders of $1.1 billion, or $0.67 per diluted share, which included a $1.1 billion loss from special items before tax, or $(0.62) per diluted share. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) adjusted increased to $2.9 billion and EBIT-adjusted margin grew to 7.5 percent.