| 3M Lights Up New Nano Building|
The new University of Minnesota Physics/Nano building is open for business.
| U of M Students Thank 3M|
3M Endowed Scholarship students share their thoughts in this 2-min. video:
| Tools for Africa|
Compatible Technologies International (CTI) is a St. Paul, Minn.-based nonprofit that provides practical tools to developing countries to help overcome food and water challenges
| 3M Hosts Eleven Who Care Honorees|
3M is the sponsor of KARE 11 TV's (Minnesota) annual event honoring 11 exceptional volunteers whose heartwarming stories inspire all of us throughout the year. On July 17, 3M hosted the awardees' celebration.
| 3M Grant Helps The Nature Conservancy Conserve Alabama's Warrior Mountains|
3M donated $500,000 to The Nature Conservancy to purchase and manage 130 acres at the northern edge of the Bankhead National Forest, a richly biodiverse region in the Southern Appalachians of northwest Alabama noted for its rugged terrain and extensive forests
| Smithsonian - Hirshhorn Museum|
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Smithsonian Institution’s museum of modern and contemporary art, commissioned internationally renowned artist Barbara Kruger (American, b. Newark, New Jersey, 1945) to create an installation for one of the museum’s most visited public spaces.
| 3M Earns Top National Honor From United Way|
United Way Worldwide presented 3M with the 2013 Spirit of America award in recognition of our long-standing commitment to supporting our communities.
|| 3M Awards Help Make Possible Young University Professors’ Passion for Research|
Thirty one visionary scientists from 20 leading research and development universities in the U.S. are sharing the results of their innovative work at 3M
| Fairmont Math Event|
The third annual Mathcounts Invitational was held at the Fairmont, Minn. plant on Jan. 10.
| 3Mgives Ingenuity Grant -- Decatur, Ala.|
Sabrina Helm and Alicia McBrayer, 7th grade science and math teachers, Cedar Ridge Middle School, were awarded a $7,892 3Mgives Ingenuity Grant for a new forensics lab.
| Celebrating 60 Years of Giving|
In 2013 we celebrate the 60th anniversary of the 3M Foundation.
| Typhoon Haiyan - Philippines|
3Mgives commits $100,000 for disaster relief support in the Philippines split equally between American Red Cross and CARE.
| Connecticut Students Thank 3M for Eco Grant|
A $48,000 3M Eco Grant to the Connecticut Audubon Society/Glastonbury funded start-up costs for two field experiences: Rocks and Soil Ecology, and Weather and Climate.
| Back to School in Little Rock, Ark.|
3M and the Clinton Foundation partnered to provide backpacks filled with school supplies to 1,500 students during the “Head of the Class Bash,” a back to school celebration on Aug. 17.
| 3M Stuff for School|
Nearly 400 employees and retirees packed 17,000 bags of school supplies for Saint Paul Public School students at 35 schools.
| Boys and Girls Clubs, South Dakota|
On Aug. 1, 3M Brookings employees presented 3M Foundation checks -- $25,000 to Moody County Boys & Girls Club and $200,000 to Brookings Boys & Girls Club -- toward new facilities.
| "Stargazing" in India|
3M India partners with United Way Worldwide, supporting the Sukrupa Foundation School and Spastics Society of Karnataka, and engaging volunteers.
| Marketing Mechanical Bugs|
At the July 3M-sponsored STEM Camp, volunteers from 3M's Integrated Marketing Department shared marketing tips with Saint Paul Public School students.
| Helping Boston Marathon Victims|
The 3M Foundation donated $20,000 to The One Fund to assist with the needs of families and victims impacted by the Boston Marathon bombing. This gift is made on behalf of 3M employees around the world, but especially our colleagues in Boston.
| Oklahoma Tornado|
We are all greatly saddened by the devastating tornado that struck Moore, Oklahoma and surrounding areas. The Red Cross is able to respond quickly when emergencies like this happen with the help of corporations like 3M who are members of the organization’s Annual Disaster Giving programs. 3M has responded with duct tape and bandages as requested.
| 2013 3M Ingenuity Grants Awarded|
More than 14,000 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 34 schools.
| Duct Tape, Oceans, Creativity, Sustainability|
Teams from around the world demonstrated their creative approaches to solving team challenges at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
| 3M Austin Honored by United Way for Greater Austin|
For outstanding results during the 2012 Community Giving Campaign, 3M earned honors at a May 24, 2013 celebration.
| 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.
| State History Day|
3M provided product support for the 2013 Minnesota State History Day contest on May 4.
| 2013 3M Wallin Scholars|
On May 2, 2013, the fifth annual 3M Wallin Scholarships were presented to St. Paul, Minn. students.
| New Zoo Chick|
The first 3M Penguins of the African Coast chick hatched in March at the Minnesota Zoo.
| FIRST Robotics|
3M proudly sponsored the Minnesota FIRST Robotics Regional Competition at the University of Minnesota in March. Then we headed off to St. Louis for the culmination of this year’s programs at the FIRST Championship.
| U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award|
3M was honored with a Silver U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award for providing more than 10,000 volunteer hours to Junior Achievement.
| 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.