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    In addition to its commitment to Detroit through Hometown Giving, General Motors is focused on global social impact through its three strategic giving focus areas: (1)STEM Education, (2)Vehicle & Road Safety and (3)Sustainable Communities.

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    General Motors funds 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations and does not make grants to individuals, private foundations or religious organizations. GM reserves the right to determine whether any organization is ineligible.

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    There are four steps to the application process. To begin process:

    1. Complete eligibility quiz at www.gm.com
    2. Establish username and password for online application system if first time user
    3. Submit Letter of Inquiry (LOI), if deemed eligible
    4. Submit Full Proposal, only after LOI has been reviewed and invite has been extended
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    General Motors does not have deadlines and LOIs are reviewed as they are received. The time required for this review process can vary depending on the volume of proposals under consideration. Generally, we will make every effort to acknowledge all LOIs within 30 days.

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    Submission of Full Proposals are by invitation only after an LOI has been submitted and reviewed. General Motors will extend an invitation to organizations presenting promising LOIs within 30 days after LOI submission. Full Proposals are only accepted via the online system.

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    General Motors employs a rigorous and thorough review process to ensure we can support the largest number of strategically aligned and innovative programs with our limited dollars.  The time required for this review process can vary depending on the volume of proposals under consideration. Generally, we will make every effort to acknowledge all proposals with 30 days of submission.