Brian A. Gallagher, president and CEO of United Way Worldwide, discusses partnering with and mobilizing the caring power of communities and organizations like Wells Fargo to advance the common good
Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Brian A. Gallagher, president and CEO of United Way Worldwide.
Scanning the news every morning these days presents a grim reminder of the state of the world. Whether it’s bigotry, violence, or the challenges facing hardworking families in struggling neighborhoods, it can feel like today’s problems are too big to tackle.
NeighborhoodLIFT® program is part of a $1 billion commitment by Wells Fargo over six years to address U.S. housing affordability
NEWARK, N.J., September 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member New Jersey Community Capital today announced that the 75th LIFT program, designed to boost homeownership, will expand to Essex County, N.J., this fall. With a $5 million philanthropic commitment by the Wells Fargo Foundation, the NeighborhoodLIFT program will create more than 180 Essex County homeowners by offering $20,000 down payment assistance grants that require completion of HUD-certified homebuyer education.
Los Angeles NeighborhoodLIFT® program awards local initiative grants to nonprofits serving the local community
LOS ANGELES, September 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $600,000 in donations to local nonprofits to support housing, education and neighborhood revitalization for Los Angeles residents.
Sacramento NeighborhoodLIFT® program awards grants to five nonprofits serving the local community
SACRAMENTO, Calif., September 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $400,000 in donations to five local nonprofits to support housing and neighborhood revitalization for Sacramento residents.
NeighborhoodLIFT® offers homebuyers $15,000 grants for home down payments in the city of Dallas and Tarrant County; additional benefits for veterans, military, teachers and first responders
DALLAS-FORT WORTH, Texas, August 28, 2019/3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member Business & Community Lenders (BCL) of Texas today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand to the Dallas-Fort Worth area to boost local homeownership.
NeighborhoodLIFT® program awards local initiative grants to four nonprofits, three grants to support the Parramore community
ORLANDO, Fla., September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $300,000 in donations to four local nonprofits that will help revitalize Orlando neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program. Three of the grants will focus on strengthening the Parramore neighborhood, and the fourth grant will support affordable housing initiatives in Kissimmee.
Company invested $23 billion in sustainable financing in 2018 as part of $200 billion commitment
SAN FRANCISCO, August 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ --Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) today released its 2018 Corporate Responsibility report, Purpose in Action, which details its progress toward social, economic and environmental goals, and announces that the company provided $23 billion in financing in the first year of its $200 billion susta
Industry veteran brings experience in rental, homeownership, policy
SAN FRANCISCO, August 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ –Wells Fargo today announced that Eileen Fitzgerald will join the company as head of its housing affordability philanthropy. She begins work Sept. 30 and will report to Brandee McHale, president of the Wells Fargo Foundation.
NeighborhoodLIFT program to offer homebuyer education plus $10,000 down payment assistance grants for Alaska homebuyers; $12,500 grants for veterans, military, teachers and first responders
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member NeighborWorks Alaska HomeOwnership Center today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will launch for Alaska with a $3.3 million philanthropic commitment by Wells Fargo to boost homeownership.
California Capital and other Community Development Financial Institutions in low-income communities across the U.S. serve as an economic lifeline for local residents and small businesses in need of financing.
When Jameka Smith saw an opportunity in 2017 to shift her career from veterinary pharmaceutical sales to owning her own animal hospital, she knew she would need access to affordable capital to buy the business. Traditional financing, however, was something that proved harder to obtain than she had anticipated.