Wells Fargo: South Dakota Grant

The Simpson Foundation

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Aug 31, 2020

Applicant type: Government Entity Nonprofit Indigenous Group

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

Location of project: South Dakota

Location of residency: South Dakota

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NOTE: The (North Dakota, South Dakota, or Nebraska) region will accept applications from January 1 to August 31. However, we recommend that you submit as early in the year as possible. Please allow 120 days for a response to your request.

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.

We accept grant applications from organizations serving counties in South Dakota.

Our Giving Priorities

Wells Fargo is proud to support organizations that work to strengthen our communities. We look for projects that keep our communities strong, diverse, and vibrant. Through the volunteer efforts of our enthusiastic team members and our contributions, we share our success with the communities in which we live and work.

We strive to assist our communities by supporting non-profit organizations that provide services aligned with our strategic priorities and focus areas:

Workforce Development

  • We invest in opportunities that ensure local children are prepared to learn the academic and essential skills needed to succeed, and to support parents who need reliable and affordable child care and before/after school care options.
  • We make investments to improve the financial stability of local residents through financial education.
  • We support the development of ready to work programs that allow community members to obtain the essential interpersonal, academic, and technical skills to gain and sustain a job, and maximize a positive impact in the local economies.


  • We work with local government and nonprofit entities to ensure services that link individuals and families to housing support services and to help stabilize their living situations.
  • We make investments to improve the quality and stock of safe and affordable housing for all.

Basic Needs:

  • We support partnerships that foster an integrated and coordinated system of basic needs wraparound services that help individuals and families attain their full potential by securing access to healthy food, clothing and medical care.

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
    • Advertising
    • Political action committees, candidates, causes, and lobbying
    • Organizations designed primarily for lobbying
    • Video or film production
    • Promotional items
    • Labor activities
    • Vehicles
    • For-profit entities including small start-up businesses
    • Travel, including student trips