Improving lives and building sustainable communities

Community Involvement

3Mgives improves lives and builds sustainable communities through social investments and thoughtful engagement of 3Mers worldwide. In fact, 3M was one of the first companies to establish a foundation in 1953, and since that time the company has contributed $1.6 billion in cash and in-kind contributions to community partners.

3Mgives makes a positive impact in our three focus areas

Learn more about 3Mgives
  • 3M Visiting Wizard

    We aim to spark interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to increase student engagement and encourage them to pursue STEM and skilled trades careers.

  • View of the city of Jeremie, one of the areas most effected by Hurricane Matthew

    We strive to build inclusiveness, diversity, strength and vibrancy in our communities around the world.

  • Closed loop fund signage

    We work to create a more sustainable world with investments in projects that support conservation, enhance livelihoods and promote science-based environmental education.

  • 3M Impact team members learn farming techniques

    3M Impact

    For 3Mers, one exciting and rewarding program is 3M Impact, a skills-based service program that brings together diverse teams of 3Mers in communities around the world. There, they spend two immersive weeks collaborating with a local nonprofit organization, social enterprise or government agency to contribute to a solution for a pressing social or environmental issue.

Learn how your skills might be a fit at 3M.