GE ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL
AND GOVERNANCE

Philanthropy

GE FOUNDATION

GE Foundation, the philanthropic organization of GE, is committed to transforming our communities and shaping the diverse workforce of tomorrow by leveraging the power of GE.

Skills for Tomorrow

We are developing skills by bringing innovative learning in community health globally and STEM education, scaling what works, and building sustainable solutions. We are inspiring others to act by connecting GE people with communities through matching gifts and United Way, leading on emerging issues such as the opiate crisis, and convening community leaders to maximize our impact. The GE Foundation is powered by the generosity and talent of our employees, who have a strong commitment to their communities.

Giving at a Glance

giving
$80
million

In total GE Family giving in 2019

GE FOUNDATION
$41
million

In GE Foundation in 2019

MATCHING GIFTS
$18
million

In Matching gifts in 2019

Education & Skills

Through its signature education and skills initiatives – Developing Futures™ and Developing Skills - the GE Foundation seeks to empower 14- to 24-year-old students to become globally productive citizens.

Developing Health

GE Foundation’s signature programs, Developing Health Globally™ (DHG) and Developing Health U.S. (DH), aim to increase access to quality healthcare in underserved communities around the world.

Programs and Contributions

Disaster & Humanitarian Relief
GE’s Disaster and Humanitarian Relief program responds to major global disasters & humanitarian crises.

GE Foundation and Corporate
Contributions: GE is committed to transparency in our philanthropy.

GE Volunteers
GE Volunteers improve life & meet critical needs in the communities where GE people live and work.

GE Foundation Matching Gifts Program

The GE Foundation created the concept of a corporate matching gift program in 1954. The program supports employees in their personal philanthropy/charitable giving by providing a 1:1 match. Today, the GE Foundation Matching Gifts Program continues to serve as an important element of the Foundation’s portfolio, with gifts matched in 2019 totaling nearly $18 million. Learn More

Frequently asked questions

Guidelines
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For more information about guidelines, please click here
Frequently Asked Questions
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For frequently asked questions about GE Foundation Matching Gifts program, please click here
Customer Support
Answer
For Matching Gifts customer support, please email gesupport@cybergrants.com.

The GE STAR awards provide recognition and financial support to children of eligible GE employees around the world for their outstanding achievements. 

Contact the GE Foundation:
gefoundation@ge.com

Mailing Address:
GE Foundation
5 Necco Street
Boston, MA 02210

Awards & Recognition

Scholarship America Honors

Scholarship America 2018

U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award

Junior Achievement 2018

Top 25 Corporate Charitable Contributors in Massachusetts

Boston Business Journal 2018