Community Giving Story Archives 3M U.S.
3M Community Giving Story Archives
| Amplify Austin|
3M Austin, Texas donated 3M Print Wraps to I Live Here I Give Here.
| Hunger Relief -- 3M "Can-Do"|
3M employees, retirees, and the 3M Foundation contributed over $148,000 in the 2013 Hunger Relief Match. This annual dollar-for-dollar match provides support to selected nonprofit agencies alleviating hunger in Minnesota and Austin, Texas.
| Frontline Sales|
The Frontline Sales Initiative is a partnership with 3M and 11 business schools across the United States. Frontline is designed to increase the sales course content offered, elevate sales as a discipline and attract talented, diverse students into the profession.
| 3M Eco Grants|
A new grant program was established in 2012 to improve science-based environmental and conservation education for youth (preschool – grade 12) in a nature center or environmental learning center in or near a 3M community.
| KARE 11 Featured 3M Ingenuity Grant Classroom Recipient|
Megan Zachman, second grade teacher at Middleton Elementary in Woodbury, Minn., was featured in KARE 11's 'What's Cool in School' segment on April 11, 2013.
| Hands On Volunteering|
3M volunteers demonstrate how currents flow at the Bakken Museum booth at the February 16 HandsOn Twin Cities Volunteer Expo.
| Girl Scouts Celebrate 100 Years|
On October 13, Girl Scouts from across the Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys region celebrated the Girl Scout Centennial by working together to improve local watersheds.
| 2012 3M Ingenuity Grants Awarded|
More than 22,000 elementary and middle school students around the nation are getting a lot more involved in their Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) classes, thanks to inspired teaching teams at 47 schools.
Mathletes from across the country gathered at Epcot Center for the 2012 National Competition, May 10–13.
| Key Issues Institute|
3M Giving is sponsoring 48 teachers from locations across the country to attend The Keystone Center’s “Key Issues Institute: Bringing Environmental Issues to the Classroom.”
| Solar Car|
The American Solar Car Challenge ended in St. Paul.
| University of Minnesota Advanced Pediatric Dentistry Clinic|
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is building the most advanced hospital-based dental clinic for children in the Upper Midwest – and the 3M Foundation is taking part in the action.
| The Nature Conservancy|
To date, 3M has donated more than $21 million to support environmental organizations and projects, including species preservation, water conservation, forest protection and restoration, and creation of protected areas.