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Wells Fargo Corporate Giving

Grantor: Wells Fargo
Posted: March 7, 2018
Due: April 1, 2018

Wells Fargo supports organizations that work to strengthen our communities. Wells Fargo looks for projects that keep communities strong, diverse, and vibrant. 

Wells Fargo makes grants in two primary areas:
  • Community Development:
    • Affordable housing
    • Financial literacy
    • Employment training and job development (workforce development)
    • Community revitalization and stabilization
  • Education
    • Support for organizations and programs that work to eliminate the K–12th grade achievement gap in public education through curriculum-based school programs.
Wells Fargo also considers grants to organizations that support the following areas:
  • Arts and Culture
    • Arts and culture, science, and history organizations that advance education
    • Access and participation in cultural experiences for the broader community
  • Civic Engagement
    • Civic leadership and cultural diversity
  • Environment
    • Preserve the environment through education programs
  • Human Services
    • Enable and sustain independence for individuals and families.
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. 

Grant requests are reviewed three times a year. Applications are due, according to areas of focus, by the following dates: 
  • Metro Atlanta 
    • February 1 - Community Development 
    • April 1 -  Education, Arts and Culture, and Environment 
    • August 1 - Human Services and Civic Engagement
  • East, North, and South Georgia
    • Grant requests are reviewed throughout the calendar year, but it is recommended that you apply no later than August 1. Local decisions are typically made within 90 to 120 days of application.
Contact Information
  • Atlanta and North Georgia
Kristina Christy
Community Affairs
Wells Fargo 
171 17th Street, MAC G0128-07C 
Atlanta, GA  30363 
Phone: 404-877-6603 
Email: Kristina.L.Christy@wellsfargo.com
  • East and South Georgia 
Paula Beck 
Community Affairs Manager 
Wells Fargo 
420 20th Street North, MAC W0125-046 
Birmingham, AL 35203 
Phone: 205-254-4826
Email: paula.beck@wellsfargo.com.
The Grants Update is sent each day at 3:00 PM when new grants have been added in the previous 24 hours.
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Before your city applies for federal grants:

  • Appoint a contact person
  • Register with Grants.gov using the following steps (please note: this may take between 3 business days and 3 weeks):
Additional information can be found here or by contacting Grants.gov Applicant Support at 1-800-518-4726.