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Wells Fargo Asset Management Launches Municipal Sustainability Fund

WFAM extends ESG capabilities with new framework for assessing U.S. municipal bonds
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) today announced the launch of the Wells Fargo Municipal Sustainability Fund, highlighting WFAM’s commitment to provide clients innovative solutions and play a leading role in sustainable investing.

I'm a Bank Exec Who Grew up in the South During Desegregation. Here Are 3 Lessons About Being Black in America That Have Guided My Life and Career Choices.

By Georgette "Gigi" Dixon
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As we embark on Black History Month and reflect on the achievements of African Americans, I want to share my own story and share three pieces of advice with the next generation of change makers.

My name is Georgette "Gigi" Dixon, and I've had the pleasure of working with a company for the last 25 years that I dearly admire, Wells Fargo. I am grateful to be a part of this organization, and for their commitment to the African American community and trust in my vision for community engagement and collaboration to support critical work in diverse communities.

APIA Scholars Rings in Lunar New Year With $1.2 Million Donation From Wells Fargo

14-year partnership has helped more than 2,100 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders attend college
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WASHINGTON, D.C., February 7, 2020 /3BL Media/– Asian & Pacific Islander American (APIA) Scholars the nation’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to the higher education needs of the APIA community, is ringing in the Lunar New Year with a $1.2 million grant from Wells Fargo.  APIA Scholars and Wells Fargo will be holding a media event and check presentation on Thursday, February 6 at the Chinese Culture Center in San Francisco to kick off Lunar New Year festivities, culminating in the largest celebratio

Helping to Save a Home and Carter

Amanda St. Clair took a leave from work to care for her son Carter, who has leukemia. She feared the family would lose their home, but a life-changing bond with Cindy Hunting of Wells Fargo made all the difference.
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When the doctors said their son Carter had leukemia, Amanda St. Clair and her husband feared for the future of their beloved 4-year-old, the family’s life together, and their home itself.

“We had our dream house, our dream life,” said St. Clair, 40, a public school teacher who lives in rural Auburn Township, near Cleveland, Ohio. “We’d only been here three years when Carter got sick. I knew we needed help, but I didn’t know what to do or where to go.”

Showing Respect for Where They Come From

Coastal Enterprises, Inc., exemplifies how support from Wells Fargo’s Diverse Community Capital program can bring economic opportunity to underserved populations.
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The American dream — rooted in struggle and resulting in achievements that benefit entire communities — continues to play out for immigrants such as Adrian Espinoza Garcia and Mariama Jallow. Garcia, originally from Bolivia, and Jallow, who was born in The Gambia, are recent business owners in Portland, Maine.

Wells Fargo Expands Financing for Diverse Small Businesses

Wells Fargo Foundation’s Diverse Community Capital Program invests $17.4 million to help entrepreneurs grow 50,000 jobs
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SAN FRANCISCO, February 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Wells Fargo Foundation announces that it is providing $17.4 million to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) across the U.S. to accelerate the growth of diverse small businesses and job creation in local communities.

Wells Fargo Foundation Donates $100,000 to Earthquake Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

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SAN FRANCISCO, January 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ -The Wells Fargo Foundation today announced a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross for ongoing relief efforts across Puerto Rico in the aftermath of a series of earthquakes. The American Red Cross is providing shelter, food, health and mental health services and other urgent basic needs to local communities as they work to recover from the earthquakes and many aftershocks.

Wells Fargo, Scholarship America Call for Veterans Seeking Scholarships, Grants

Applications accepted through Feb. 28, 2020
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SAN FRANCISCO, January 23, 2020 /3BL Media/Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:  WFC) and Scholarship America seek applicants for the 2020–21 Veteran Scholarship and Emergency Grant Programs. Wells Fargo is committed to assisting veterans and spouses of veterans with disabilities succeed in getting the education they need for the careers of their choice.

Wells Fargo and Enterprise Community Partners Launch the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge

Competition will award $12 million in grants for six innovative proposals that advance creative housing affordability solutions
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SAN FRANCISCO and COLUMBIA, Md., January 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ Wells Fargo and Enterprise Community Partners today opened the application process for the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge, a nationwide search for the most innovative, scalable and viable ideas to increase housing affordability solutions.

Wells Fargo Contributes More Than $11.5 Million to Habitat for Humanity

Grants align with Wells Fargo’s focus on housing affordability
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ATLANTA, December 18, 2019 /3BL Media/– Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is teaming with Habitat for Humanity to help families stay in their homes and neighborhoods, and to champion advocacy work that helps people meet basic shelter needs, among other initiatives.

Wells Fargo has donated $10.7 million directly to local Habitat organizations across the country in 2019 to help build affordable housing. An additional $788,000 gift this year and $2.25 million from an earlier donation will support Habitat for Humanity International initiatives that:

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