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National Urban League Partnership With Wells Fargo Aims To Diversify Home Appraisal Industry

$5 Million Grant Will Help Certify up to 260 Diverse Appraisers in Atlanta, Charlotte, and Houston
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NEW YORK, December 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today the National Urban League and Wells Fargo announced a $5 million grant to create the Diverse Appraiser Initiative, a new program that aims to increase diversity and reduce barriers to entry in the home appraisal industry.

Wells Fargo Foundation Awards $22.5 Million to LISC To Expand Homeownership for BIPOC Families

Grants are fueling LISC-led coalitions in Houston, New York City and Greater Richmond region
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NEW YORK, November 30, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has teamed up with the Wells Fargo Foundation on a $22.5 million strategy to close racial gaps in homeownership in three metro areas and help 15,000 families buy their own homes.

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

Wealth Opportunities Restored Through Homeownership (WORTH) grant will help approximately 5,000 homebuyers
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BRONX, New York, October 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - A new effort to help more people of color in New York City become homeowners is launching today with the support of a $7.5 million grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation. The grant was awarded to a new collaborative led by Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) NY, in partnership with the Center for NYC Neighborhoods and Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City (NHSNYC).

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:

Larta Institute Funds Diverse Innovators and Community-Based Climate Solutions With Wells Fargo Foundation Grant

New Venture Fellows program to support women- and minority-led ideas, creating more resilient, equitable, and sustainable communities in U.S. cities
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LOS ANGELES, October 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Larta Institute, a non-profit organization accelerating innovation and entrepreneurship, was awarded a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation to launch a new Venture Fellows program, which will invest in diverse innovators and community-based solutions to combat the impacts of climate change. The program will support diverse women- and minority-led ideas, creating more resilient, equitable, and sustainable communities in U.S. cities.

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

Wealth Opportunities Restored Through Homeownership (WORTH) grant will help approximately 5,000 homebuyers of color
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Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney, Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas, local and State elected officials joined LISC Virginia and the RVA WORTH Homeownership Collaborative to announce the launch of a new initiative to expand homeownership opportunities for Black, Hispanic, and other underserved individuals and families. Funded with a $7.5 million grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation, the initiative kicked off with a panel discussion featuring prominent leaders from the collaborative discussing potential solutions to racial homeownership gaps across the region.

Wells Fargo Foundation Awards New Philadelphia Collaborative $7.5 Million To Boost Homeownership

“Philly 5 by 25” will be led by the Urban League of Philadelphia, work to create 5,000 homeowners of color by 2025
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U.S. Congressman Dwight Evans and members of Philadelphia City Council joined the Urban League of Philadelphia, or ULP, to announce the launch of “Philly 5 by 25,” a new initiative to expand homeownership opportunities for people of color. Funded with a $7.5 million grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation, the initiative kicked off with a housing and homeownership fair at the Community College of Philadelphia.

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, Elevate Team Up To Boost Access To Clean, Affordable Energy and Jobs

$3 million initiative will reduce carbon emissions by improving energy efficiency of Chicago homes
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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.

San Diego Housing Commission Receives $7.5 Million Wells Fargo Grant to Increase Homeownership for People of Color

Wealth Opportunities Restored Through Homeownership (WORTH) grant will help approximately 5,000 homebuyers of color
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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.

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