A $1 million grant from General Motors Co. to nonprofit Beyond Basics will support literacy building efforts for hundreds of high school students in Detroit Public Schools Community District.

With the GM grant, Beyond Basics has raised over $3 million or half of the goal it set for the first year of three-year, $33 million campaign launched in May 2019. The campaign, which has also drawn support from the Southfield-based DeRoy Testamentary Foundation and individuals, will fund intensive tutoring with 11,000 high school students in the district.

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