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
- 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
- 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.
- Atlanta and North Georgia
171 17th Street, MAC G0128-07C
Atlanta, GA 30363
Community Affairs Manager
420 20th Street North, MAC W0125-046
Birmingham, AL 35203