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GM Foundation Grants $1 Million to Hispanic Groups


The General Motors Foundation today announced grants totaling $1 million to fund Hispanic education and science, technology, engineering and math initiatives to help empower young Latinos to join the workforce of the future.

GM Foundation Grants $100,000 to Outreach in Arlington


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.

Study: Nine in 10 Parents Move Children from Booster Seat to Seat Belt Too Soon


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.

GM and GM Foundation Lead Auto Sector Support of ‘Grand Bargain’ to help Secure DIA Future


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.

Study: The No. 1 Killer of Teens is Motor Vehicle Crashes


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).

GM Plant to Help Build First Shipping Container Homestead


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.

Buick Achievers Scholarship Recipient to be Featured on UNCF’s ‘An Evening of Stars’


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.

GM Foundation Donates More than $1.45 Million to Aid Habitat for Humanity


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.

GM Foundation Donates $400,000 to Karmanos Cancer Institute


DETROIT – The General Motors Foundation is donating $400,000 to support cancer research conducted by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. The grant celebrates Karmanos’ 32nd Annual Dinner and brings to nearly $7.3 million the combined contributions from the GM Foundation and GM over the last 17 years.


Buick Achievers Scholarship Application Period Opens Jan. 6


DETROIT – The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, will accept applications for 2014 scholarships from Monday, Jan. 6, through 5 p.m. EST on Friday, Feb. 28.

GM Foundation Grant Sends 256 Detroit Children to Preschool


DETROIT – The General Motors Foundation is making a quality preschool education possible for 256 children in Detroit’s most challenged neighborhoods through a $500,000 grant in support of the Education Achievement Authority (EAA) of Michigan.

GM Foundation Grants $2.9 Million to Higher Education


DETROIT – The General Motors Foundation today announced grants totaling $2.9 million to support 26 leading universities and partnering organizations across the country this year through its University/Organization Partner Program.

Five Questions with Engineering VP John Calabrese


DETROIT – John Calabrese began his career with General Motors as an intern in 1979 and now serves as one of the leading advocates for GM’s science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, educational outreach. With responsibility for global vehicle engineering and global technology operations, he takes personally the pursuit of the best and brightest of tomorrow’s technology leaders.

GM Foundation Donates $50,000 to Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit to Fund Youth Programs


DETROIT – The GM Foundation is donating $50,000 to the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, also known as MOCAD, to make possible new art education programs for area middle and high school students.

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


DETROIT – The General Motors Foundation donated $50,000 to the National Park Foundation to help fund the 50th anniversary commemoration of the historic 1963 March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

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GM Reports Third-Quarter Net Income of $1.4 Billion and Record EBIT-Adjusted of $3.1 Billion

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced third-quarter net income to common stockholders of $1.4 billion or $0.84 per diluted share, compared to $1.4 billion or $0.81 per diluted share a year ago. Improvement in operating performance during the quarter was offset by a net loss from special items.

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