Wells Fargo: Oregon Grant

Wells Fargo Foundation


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Deadline: Sep 30, 2018

Applicant type: Government Entity Nonprofit Indigenous Group

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

Location of project: Oregon, Clark County, Washington

Location of residency: Oregon, Clark County, Washington

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Overview:

NOTE: In order to be considered for funding for the current year, applications will be accepted January 3 through the deadline above. Grant proposals are reviewed throughout the calendar year.

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
  • Promote economic development by financing small businesses or farms
  • Provide job training and workforce development
  • Revitalize and stabilize communities

Education

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 training for teachers and administrators who work with low- and moderate-income students
  • Encourage school partnerships with parents and guardians, the local community, and the business community

Human Services

We support social and human service organizations whose work benefits low- and moderate-income individuals and communities, including programs that:

  • Provide basic needs assistance
  • Ensure access to health education programs and quality health care
  • Offer child care services

Arts & 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.

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.

Ineligibility:

  • Please note that Wells Fargo is unable to consider grants for the following:
    • Individuals
    • For-profit entities, including start-up small businesses
    • International organizations
    • Political action committees, candidates, causes, and lobbying
    • Labor, religious or fraternal groups
    • Community and family foundations and single-issue or cause-related foundations
    • Equipment requests, including computer hardware or software
    • Marketing activities
    • Sports/athletic group activities
    • Hospitals
    • Vehicles
    • Film or video projects, including documentaries
    • Travel-related expenses, including student trips or tours
    • Promotional merchandise
    • Capital campaigns


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