Wells Fargo: Nevada Grant

Wells Fargo Foundation

Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Aug 1, 2019

Applicant type: Government Entity Nonprofit Indigenous Group

Funding uses: Training / Capacity Building, Applied Project / Program, Education / Outreach

Location of project: Nevada

Location of residency: Nevada

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NOTE: The Nevada Region accepts applications from January 1 to the deadline above. However, we recommend that you submit as early in the year as possible.

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.

Our Giving Priorities

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.

Wells Fargo makes grants in the following areas:

Community Development

We support the improvement of low- and moderate-income communities through programs that:

  • Create and sustain affordable housing
  • Provide job training and workforce development
  • Revitalize and stabilize communities


We support K-12 institutions and related organizations that:

  • Promote academic achievement for low to moderate income students with a focus on math, science and technology, and literacy.
  • Provide GED and ESL programs

Human Services

Wells Fargo is committed to supporting social and human service organizations whose work chiefly benefits low- and moderate-income individuals. These organizations may be involved in a variety of areas, including:

  • Addressing critical needs such as hunger and homelessness
  • Give access to community services
  • Enable and sustain independence for individuals and families

Arts and Culture

Wells Fargo also considers requests from organizations that help enhance a community's quality of life through arts, culture or civic projects, and other activities that provide diverse opportunities for a community’s residents

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.


  • Please note that Wells Fargo is unable to consider grants for the following:
    • Endowments
    • Marketing activities or charitable advertisements
    • Individuals, including scholarship or fellowship assistance
    • For-profit entities, including start-up small businesses
    • Sectarian or religious organizations
    • Fraternal, labor, military or professional associations or similar membership groups
    • Political action committees, candidates, causes, and lobbying
    • Sports/athletic groups and activities
    • Equipment, including computer hardware and software
    • Film or video production, including documentaries
    • Travel, including conferences, seminars, tours and student trips
    • Hospitals
    • Vehicles
    • Promotional merchandise
    • Research projects
    • Capital campaigns
    • Fundraising dinners or events
    • General operating expenses

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