'Financial Health Is Foundational to Everything We Do' With HBCUs

Wells Fargo’s support of the Society for Financial Education & Professional Development’s Student Ambassador Program increases career opportunities and financial education for students at historically Black colleges and universities.

Brandi McLean believes that people need financial skills to survive. That’s why she’s made it her mission to educate people about it. McLean, an accountant in Virginia, has been teaching young children about financial literacy in her free time. She also participated in the nonprofit Society for Financial Education & Professional Development’s, or SFE&PD, Student Ambassador Program, which trains college students to teach their peers about personal finance.

Wells Fargo Surpasses $10 billion in Tax-Equity Financing of Renewable Energy Projects

Wells Fargo’s Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance group finances utility-scale projects in the wind, solar, and fuel cell sectors

As one of the U.S.’s leading clean energy investors, Wells Fargo Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance, or REEF, provides tax-equity financing to utility-scale projects in the wind, solar, and fuel cell sectors. Launched in 2006 — and part of the company’s broader commitment to help accelerate the just transition to a lower-carbon economy — REEF has now provided more than $10 billion in tax-equity financing in support of more than 500 renewable energy projects across the company.

Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 for Winter Storm Relief in Texas

Funding to help with access to food and water, home repairs in hard-hit communities; customer support also available
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, February 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The devastating effects of several winter storms have left millions of Texans dealing with costly home damages and limited access to food and water. To help aid in relief efforts, the Wells Fargo Foundation is donating $500,000 to help individuals and families recover, including $50,000to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief and $100,000 to Feeding Texas, a network of 21 food banks in the state.

Raza Development Fund Awarded Wells Fargo Open for Business Grant to Provide Relief for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

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PHOENIX, February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Raza Development Fund (RDF), the nation’s largest Latino Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), has been awarded a $3.5 million grant from the Wells Fargo Open For Business Fund in support of its Small Business Initiative program which serves minority and women-owned small businesses suffering from the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) and Wells Fargo's Latest Military Financial Readiness Survey Highlights the Financial Health of Military Households.

Military Servicemembers Display Financial Preparedness During COVID-19 While Borrowing Activity Increases
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WASHINGTON, February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ -  Members of the armed forces, their spouses and veterans are no exception when it comes to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and financial well-being.

Florida Housing Coalition Announces Major New Initiative: Center for Racial Equity

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. February 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Florida Housing Coalition, the state’s leading nonprofit provider of training and technical assistance dedicated to affordable housing from ending homelessness to first-time homeownership, today announced the creation of new Center for Racial Equity.

Wells Fargo Invests in Six Black-Owned Banks

Investment is part of a $50 million pledge to help minority institutions and the bank’s larger commitment to foster an inclusive recovery
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SAN FRANCISCO, February 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Wells Fargo today announced equity investments in six African American Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) as part of its March 10, 2020, pledge to invest up to $50 million in Black-owned banks.

Wells Fargo and Ameresco to Install Solar Generation Assets at Nearly 100 Wells Fargo Properties in Seven States

New rooftop, carport and ground mount systems installed at Wells Fargo retail and corporate locations across the U.S. will generate about 45,000 megawatt hours annually
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. and FRAMINGHAM, MASS., February 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE: AMRC), and Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) today announced a collaboration to develop and install approximately 30 megawatts (MW) of new, onsite solar generation assets at corporate and retail locations in seven states.

$4.4 Million Wells Fargo Foundation Grant Supports Innovative NFCC and HPN Renter Advantage™

Grant will connect struggling renters to credit counseling services to help minimize evictions for renters and financial hardships for apartment operators
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WASHINGTON and BOSTON, January 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) and the Housing Partnership Network (HPN) today announced a joint response to the crisis gripping America’s renters by establishing an unprecedented collaboration between credit counselors and nonprofit rental property owners supported by cutting edge technology. 

NeighborWorks America Launches StopHomeScams.org to Empower Homeowners and Renters to Combat Housing Scams

Visit StopHomesScams.org to help protect consumers against foreclosure and eviction
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January 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ — StopHomeScams.org is a national public education initiative led by NeighborWorks® America with support from the Wells Fargo Foundation, National Fair Housing Alliance, and National Foundation for Credit Counseling designed to help protect consumers by empowering them to take action and protect their home and community from scammers. The goal is for consumers to Know the signs, Get the facts, and Stop home scams.


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