Wells Fargo: Maryland Grant - Human Services

Wells Fargo Foundation


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Jan 31, 2019

Applicant type: Indigenous Group Government Entity Nonprofit

Funding uses: Applied Project / Program, General Operating Expense

Location of project: Counties in Maryland: Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, Baltimore city, Carroll County, Charles County Expand all

Location of residency: Maryland

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Overview:

We appreciate your interest in Wells Fargo's philanthropic goals and objectives. At Wells Fargo, we believe that grant-making decisions are more effective when made locally. That's why Wells Fargo is actively involved in the communities where we live and work, and why our team members are leaders in helping our communities succeed.

Wells Fargo makes contributions in areas that we believe are important to the future of our communities’ vitality and success. We direct our contributions to non-profit organizations that work to advance the following focus areas.

For this funding cycle, applications are accepted in the following focus areas: 

Secondary Focus Areas:

  • Human Services
    • Addressing critical needs such as hunger and homelessness
    • Enabling and sustaining independence for individuals and families

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.
  • In Maryland, we serve the following regions and counties:
    • Maryland Region: Anne Arundel, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Prince George’s and Montgomery.

Preferences:

  • The following requests receive lower priority:
    • Organizations that have been operating for less than two years
    • Sports or athletic groups
    • Capital campaigns

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
  • Organizations may only submit one grant application per year across all focus areas. If that request is declined you are asked to wait until the following calendar year to resubmit.


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