(CBS DETROIT) — General Motors is recognizing local nonprofits that received a community impact grant this year,

The program focuses on STEM education, climate equity, community development and vehicle and road safety.

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It was launched in 2010 to help address local issues in communities by providing philanthropic grants to nonprofit organizations.

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In 2021, the automaker provided $86.7 million to nonprofits working to help create solutions to social issues — including 95,000 employee volunteer hours and $46 million in grantmaking to support more than 360 U.S.-based nonprofit projects.

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