University of Iowa

3m Contributions Program


Contact Name 
Manager, Corporate Contributions
Contact Title 
Cynthia F. Kleven
Telephone Number 
Fax Number 
3M Ctr., Bldg. 224-05-N-40
St. Paul, MN 55144
United States

Grant Information


3M invests in:
Academic programs in science, engineering and business, and increasing the diversity of individuals entering these fields; K-12 education -inspiring student interest and success in math, science and economics by advancing teacher excellence and college readiness; Health and human services -strengthening youth and families through prevention programs, job training and by providing humanitarian and disaster relief; Arts and culture -enhancing the quality of cultural life in 3M communities through organizations with strong education and community outreach programs; and the environment contributing to the sustainability of the earth's ecosystems, focusing on biodiversity and climate change.

Sample Grants 

See Web site.

Application Information 

Contact by letter first. Letter of inquiry to nearest company facility.
See Web site for deadlines.


Limited to: Limited to: Communities in which 3M operates. In Iowa, these are Ames, Forest City, and Knoxville. Outside Iowa: 3m communities. See Web site for further details.
See Web site for screening assessment, giving areas and guidelines.

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