Wells Fargo: D.C. - Community Development Grant

Wells Fargo Foundation


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Jun 30, 2019

Applicant type: Indigenous Group Government Entity Nonprofit

Funding uses: General Operating Expense, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: District of Columbia

Location of residency: District of Columbia

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Overview:

Wells Fargo makes contributions in areas that we believe are important to the future of our nation's vitality and success. Our first priority is to support programs and organizations whose chief purpose is to benefit low- and moderate-income individuals and families. We look for projects that keep our communities strong, diverse, and vibrant.

For this funding cycle, the following Focus Area is considered: 

Community Development

  • Preventing foreclosure and promoting home ownership 
  • Creating and sustaining affordable housing
  • Revitalizing low-income neighborhoods
  • Aiding the path to employment with workforce training and job-readiness skills
  • Providing financial literacy training (please visit www.handsonbanking.org before applying; we will not fund the cost of supplies for similar financial literacy programs) 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Wells Fargo makes contributions to organizations with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, as well as qualified tribal and governmental agencies, including public school systems.
  • Organizations may only submit one grant application per year across all funding cycles.

Ineligibility:

  • Please note that Wells Fargo is unable to consider grants for the following:
    • National initiatives (however, we do encourage requests from local affiliates for programs occurring in our region)
    • Individuals seeking scholarships, fellowships, or sponsors for a particular cause
    • Individual K-12 schools
    • Animal-related causes (for example, rescue societies)
    • For-profit entities, including start-up businesses
    • Political, labor, religious, or fraternal activities
    • Organizations other than 501(c)(3) nonprofits, governmental or tribal entities
  • The following requests receive lower priority:
    • Organizations that have been operating for less than two years
    • Sports or athletic groups
    • Capital campaigns


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