Wells Fargo Bank Foundation Grants
Wells Fargo and the Wells Fargo Foundation provide monetary support, expertise, and volunteers to national and local nonprofit organizations and causes that align with our business priorities, values, business expertise, and geographies.
We focus our philanthropic activities on creating long-term, strategic relationships with nonprofits and other organizations to create innovative, sustainable solutions to meet local needs. Our team members help us make an even bigger impact through their passion, time, and expertise.
Wells Fargo Bank Sustainable Home Ownership and Affordable Housing Grants
Through the NeighborhoodLIFT ® program and other LIFT programs, we’ve provided more than $372 million in down payment assistance and homebuyer education since 2012 to help more than 15,800 people and families in 57 communities buy homes.
Wells Fargo Bank Disaster Relief and Housing Grants:
In 2017, we donated a total of $10.6 million to the American Red Cross and other community-based nonprofits to aid communities affected by wildfires, hurricanes, flooding, and other natural disasters in the U.S. and abroad.
Wells Fargo Bank Military and Veterans Grants
Since 2012, we’ve contributed more than $100 million to support members of the military, veterans, and their families who may be facing financial hardships through sustainable housing, career transition programs, financial education, and home donations to wounded veterans. Our contributions include more than 350 mortgage-free home donations, valued at over $55 million, to veterans in all 50 states through the Military Home Donation Program.
Wells Fargo Bank Financial Education and Capability Grants:
In 2017, more than 1.5 million people visited Hands on Banking® via handsonbanking.org and 3,864 team members educated 227,007 children and adults about responsible money management. 40.3% of surveyed adult participants reported increased confidence in their ability to gain control of their financial situation. Hands on Banking is a public service offered by Wells Fargo that is a free, engaging, non-commercial program that provides people with the knowledge and skills to help them take control of their financial future.
Wells Fargo Bank Higher education: In 2017, we provided $4.6 million in scholarships and programming that specifically benefit students from lower- and middle-income backgrounds and those who are first-generation college attendees. Partners include: