$3 million initiative will reduce carbon emissions by improving energy efficiency of Chicago homes
CHICAGO,October 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - As climate change accelerates, underserved communities and people of color are increasingly vulnerable to higher energy burdens, unhealthy air quality, and extreme weather.
Wealth Opportunities Restored Through Homeownership (WORTH) grant will help approximately 5,000 homebuyers of color
SAN DIEGO, September 27, 2022 /3BL Media/ - An expanded effort to help more people of color in the San Diego region become homeowners is launching today with the support of a $7.5 million grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation. The grant was awarded to the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC), part of the San Diego Homeownership Equity Collaborative.
The grant will help more businesses qualify to seek local investors on the SMBX Marketplace
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
New initiative to create 5,000 homeowners of color by 2025
MILWAUKEE, September 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson and County Executive David Crowley joined 19 public, nonprofit and civic organizations, led by the Community Development Alliance (CDA), to announce the launch of a new initiative to help advance racial equity by funding quality, affordable homes for Milwaukee families. Funded with a $7.5 million grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation, the alliance of organizations addressed how the new effort will seek to dismantle systemic barriers to homeownership for people of color in Milwaukee.
JACKSON, Miss., September 9, 2022 /3BL Media/ - United Way of the Capital Area proudly announces the generous gift of $50,000 from Wells Fargo towards the 2021-22 Emergency Disaster Crisis Relief Fund. Funds directed to United Way will be dispersed to Jackson State University and to Jackson communities in support of students and families impacted during the emergency city-wide water crisis.
LISC to lead Harris County Homeownership Collaborative and new initiative to create 5,000 homeowners of color by 2025
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.
BERKELEY, Calif., August 31, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Housing Lab, a program of the nonprofit Terner Housing Innovation Labs, today announced its third cohort of housing entrepreneurs focused on making homes and communities more affordable, accessible, and sustainable.
Small Businesses seeking military talent may qualify for subsidized access to Veterans ASCEND
SIMPSONVILLE, S.C., August 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Veterans ASCEND has received a $250,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation. This grant will provide a subsidy to small businesses across the United States intentionally seeking to hire military talent - Veterans, Veteran Spouses and Military Spouses. The subsidy will be put towards the annual subscription fee to Veterans ASCEND, an Artificial Intelligence-powered talent sourcing platform that connects employers directly with interview-ready military talent.
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.
Initiative designed to re-imagine banking and digital support in rural and native communities
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Rural LISC today announced the launch of a new effort, Rural Connect, which will provide funding and technical assistance to rural and native communities in South Dakota, Idaho and Wyoming. Funded with a $600,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation, the initiative kicks off in Sisseton, SD with a stakeholder roundtable on public and private partnership opportunities followed by a bus tour of local small business and community investment programs.