3M and the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) announced the establishment of the 3M and CREF Grant; Growing the Collision Education Programs of Tomorrow. The new grant program, funded by 3M, will provide two collision schools in markets where 3M has facilities with $10,000 each to support the advancement of their programs. The local 3M community will also work to help the schools that receive the grant.
- Greenville Technical College, a CREF Benchmark Tier 1 school in Greenville, S.C.; and
- South Central College, a CREF Benchmark Tier 2 school in