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GE ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE

Philanthropy

Philanthropy

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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.

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. Follow the GE Foundation on Twitter at @GE_Foundation.

Giving at a Glance

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Education & Skills

In 2017, the GE Foundation Education and Skills initiative developed and launched two additional Brilliant Career Labs -- one in Schenectady, NY and another for middle school students in collaboration with the National Basketball champion Boston Celtics.

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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.

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Programs and Contributions

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Disaster & Humanitarian Relief

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

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GE Foundation and Corporate Contributions

GE is committed to transparency in our philanthropy.

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GE Volunteers

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

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GE Foundation Matching Gifts Program

The GE Foundation created the 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 2017 totaling more than $36 million.  Learn more

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Guidelines & FAQ

Americas Most Generous Companies of 2016

The HR Digest

U.S. President’s Volunteer

Service Award 2016

100 Best Corporate Citizens

CR Magazine 2015