Wells Fargo: Minnesota Grant - Greater Minnesota
Wells Fargo Foundation
Grant amount: Unspecified amount
Applicant type: Nonprofit College / University Indigenous Group
Funding uses: Training / Capacity Building, Capital Project, General Operating Expense, Applied Project / Program, Education / Outreach
Location of project: Counties in Minnesota: Becker County, Beltrami County, Benton County, Blue Earth County, Brown County, Carlton County, Clay County, Crow Wing County, Dodge County, Douglas County, Faribault County, Freeborn County, Goodhue County, Isanti County, Itasca County, Kandiyohi County, Lake County, Lake of the Woods County, Lyon County, Marshall County, McLeod County, Meeker County, Mower County, Nicollet County, Nobles County, Olmsted County, Otter Tail County, Rice County, Sherburne County, St. Louis County, Stearns County, Steele County, Waseca County, Winona County, Wright County Expand all
Location of residency: Counties in Minnesota: Becker County, Beltrami County, Benton County, Blue Earth County, Brown County, Carlton County, Clay County, Crow Wing County, Dodge County, Douglas County, Faribault County, Freeborn County, Goodhue County, Isanti County, Itasca County, Kandiyohi County, Lake County, Lake of the Woods County, Lyon County, Marshall County, McLeod County, Meeker County, Mower County, Nicollet County, Nobles County, Olmsted County, Otter Tail County, Rice County, Sherburne County, St. Louis County, Stearns County, Steele County, Waseca County, Winona County, Wright County Expand allView website Save Need help writing this grant?
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 serves Minnesota counties organized into the following regions:
- Greater Minnesota -- Counties served:
- Becker, Beltrami, Benton, Blue Earth, Brown, Carlton, Clay, Crow Wing, Dodge, Douglas, Faribault, Freeborn, Goodhue, Isanti, Itasca, Kandiyohi, Lake, Lake of the Woods, Lyon, Marshall, McLeod, Meeker, Mower, Nicollet, Nobles, Olmstead, Otter Tail, Rice, Sherburne, Steele, St. Louis, Stearns, Waseca, Winona, Wright
Our Giving Priorities
- Financial Education: We recognize financial education as a core life skill and have developed HandsOnBanking.org, a free online individual/classroom curriculum for public use; we also offer several funding programs.
- Small Business Development: Programs with proven outcomes of growing and expanding minority-owned small businesses and those that provide aspiring entrepreneurs with technical assistance, backroom business services, and/or access to capital.
- Workforce Development:
- Youth Career/Jobs Readiness Programs that provide students ages 16-26 with out-of-school employment experience, cross-cultural and professional soft skill development, technical training, and meaningful connections with employers and mentors.
- Post-secondary education institutions who are leaders in their industry in enrolling, graduating and placing students of color in competitive jobs/careers may apply; funding must be for programs that directly support student transition from college to career.
- Adult Employment – Programs that have proven outcomes of providing job training and job placement for adults are eligible for funding.
- Sponsorships (501c3)/Team Member Community Leadership – We are proud to support community events that our team members are involved with and that align with the following Wells Fargo local and national priorities: Workforce Development, Small Business Development, Financial Education, Diversity & Inclusion, Veterans and Affordable Housing.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- 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.
- Financial Education
- We provide funding for one-time expenses, such as curriculum development, outreach, program materials, and staff training/certification, to organizations that support financial education initiatives.
- Nonprofits that recognize financial education as a core life skill and would like to incorporate it into their existing program may apply for funding.
- Eligible applications must have Wells Fargo team member involvement.
- Please note that Wells Fargo is unable to consider grants for the following:
- Start-up costs for new organizations
- Political action committees, candidates, causes, and lobbying
- Endowment campaigns
- Video or film production
- Promotional items
- Labor activities
- For-profit entities including start-up businesses
- Travel, including student trips
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