Wells Fargo: South Carolina Grant- Human Services, Environmental, and Civic Engagement

Wells Fargo Foundation

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Jun 14, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit Indigenous Group Government Entity

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in South Carolina: Abbeville County, Allendale County, Anderson County, Bamberg County, Beaufort County Show all

Location of residency: Counties in South Carolina: Abbeville County, Allendale County, Anderson County, Bamberg County, Beaufort County Show all

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About this funder:



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.

Areas of Focus

Human Services

We consider requests from social and human service organizations that work primarily in low- and moderate-income communities to:

  • Enable and sustain independence for individuals and families
  • Ensure access to health education programs and quality health care


We consider requests from organizations whose primary purpose is: 

  • Preservation and conservation of natural resources 
  • Protection of endangered species
  • Preservation of the global environment

Civic Engagement

We consider requests from organizations that work to enhance a community’s quality of life through projects involving:

  • Public policy 
  • Community beautification
  • Civic leadership
  • Citizen education
  • Cultural diversity

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:
    • Individuals;
    • For-profit entities;
    • International organizations;
    • Religious organizations, unless they are engaged in programs that are non-sectarian, benefit a broad base of the community, and have a separate 501(c)(3) designation;
    • Political action committees, causes, or candidates;
    • Fraternal activities;
    • Endowments;
    • Alumni organizations;
    • Individual schools (private, public, charter, or parochial);
    • Travel or conferences for non-profit agency personnel.
  • Requests that receive lower priority:
    • Private foundations;
    • Recreation, athletic, or sports teams, programs, or leagues;
    • Supporting organizations sub-classified as 509(a)(3) by the IRS;
    • Capital campaigns.