Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Forms Collaborative To Preserve and Create 6,000 Homeowners of Color

Wells Fargo Foundation Awards $7.5 Million Wealth Opportunities Restored Through Homeownership (WORTH) grant
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ATLANTA, October 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - In an unprecedented partnership of business, civic, nonprofit and philanthropic organizations, the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta amassed a coalition of support to preserve and create 6,000 homeowners of color in Atlanta. Its focus is two-fold:

Three Native Community Development Financial Institutions Recognized for Compelling Strategies To Finance Change in Their Communities

South Dakota’s Akiptan, Alaska’s Haa Yakaawu, and Idaho’s Nimiipuu Fund are recipients of the 2022 Native CDFI Awards
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October 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Rooted in Native culture and history, Native community development financial institutions (CDFIs) provide access to fair, affordable funding in Indian Country, where mainstream finance does not traditionally reach. Last night, three Native CDFIs — Akiptan, Haa Yakaawu, and Nimiipuu Fund — were honored by Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), Oweesta Corporation, and Wells Fargo with the 2022 Native CDFI Awards.

Wells Fargo Provides $500,000 To Help Small Businesses Raise Capital Through SMBX and the DC Rebuild Bond Program

The grant will help more businesses qualify to seek local investors on the SMBX Marketplace
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WASHINGTON, September 27, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Wells Fargo Foundation is providing $500,000 to The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development (CNHED) to offer technical financial assistance to 100 small business owners interested in participating in the DC Rebuild Bond Program—a partnership between DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Deputy Mayor’s Office of Planning and Economic Development (DMPED), and

Wells Fargo Foundation Awards $7.5 Million to LISC Houston to Expand Homeownership for Families of Color

LISC to lead Harris County Homeownership Collaborative and new initiative to create 5,000 homeowners of color by 2025
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HOUSTON, September 8, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and local elected officials joined LISC Houston and the Harris County Homeownership Collaborative, or HCHC, to announce the launch of a new initiative to expand homeownership opportunities for Black, Hispanic, and other underserved individuals and families.

Wells Fargo, Habitat Team Up To Help a Mom Build Her Home

Shaquawanda is one of the many reasons Wells Fargo has collaborated with Habitat for Humanity over the last 20 years.

The day the side of her house was being raised, homeowner-to-be Shaquawanda was excited and a little anxious. “It’s been a long time coming,” she said. “I’m ready.” Shaquawanda said she had been looking to buy a house for a while, but home prices in Charlotte, North Carolina, have skyrocketed. “I tried to get everything together to go through the process of owning home,” she said.

Cummins Grants $3M to Address Water Sustainability in the U.S.


On the heels of celebrating World Water Day, Cummins Inc. announced a $3,000,000 three-year grant to The Nature Conservancy to restore water resources in the Mississippi River Basin (U.S.).

Drop by Drop Grant Recipients Promote Environmental Conservation


Sands actively supports environmental conservation as part of our commitment to ensuring the long-term environmental health of our regions as sustainable tourism destinations. We do so by practicing responsible development and reducing the impact on our planet.

Vistra, Malta and Southwest Research Institute Collaborate on Department of Energy Funded Study to Advance Clean Power Generation

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and IRVING, Texas,  April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Vistra (NYSE: VST) a leading Fortune 275 integrated retail electricity and power generation company and Malta Inc., a leading developer of long-duration thermal energy storage solutions, in collaboration with Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), have been awarded a Department of Energy (DOE) grant.

826 LA and 826 National Students Use Poetry to Demand Social Justice

Sappi's Ideas That Matter grant winner makes peaceful demands to right our inequitable world
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In 2015, 826LA and in 2016, 826 National were Ideas that Matter grant recipients. 826 is the largest youth writing network in the country with nine chapters that serve nearly 40,000 under-resourced students ages 6-18 each year. Each chapter has an imaginative storefront that reimagines tutoring as anything but traditional; provides a gateway for meeting families, teachers, and volunteers; and connects students with community members.

What Small Businesses Really Need to Make a Comeback

By Jenny Flores, Social Impact & Small Business Growth Executive, Wells Fargo

There’s a myth in the small business world: if you give an entrepreneur enough access to capital, they will succeed. The truth is, access to technical expertise around areas like budgeting, marketing, customer development, and supply chain management can be just as important as financing. In fact, it may be key to the comeback for so many small businesses right now.


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