CHARLOTTE, N.C., January 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo announced the donation of $1 million and historical artifacts from its corporate collection to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). The artifacts, a collection of two mining stock certificates and one piece of letterhead featuring the work of African American artist Grafton Tyler Brown, will be displayed in the NMAAHC’s inaugural exhibition scheduled to open in September 2016.
Launches scholarship and emergency grant programs for veterans
SAN FRANCISCO, January 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ –Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has committed $2 million over the next four years to Scholarship America to develop and implement the Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program and the Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program. The needs-based scholarships and grants will help veterans and spouses of disabled veterans obtain education or training necessary to successfully integrate back into civilian life.
Companies will receive up to $250,000 in cash and in-kind consultation, to accelerate innovative environmental technologies
December 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company selected six additional clean technology startups to join the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a five-year, $10 million program which is helping accelerate innovative environmental technologies. The early stage companies will each receive up to $250,000 in cash and in-kind technical consultation to foster solutions focused on reducing energy and creating innovative clean technologies for commercial buildings.
Eligible homebuyers can make an appointment now to apply for a matching down payment assistance grant up to $7,500 Jan. 15-16 at Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel
PHOENIX, Dec. 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), NeighborWorks America® and its network member Trellis, today announced the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand to Maricopa County with a $5 million commitment by Wells Fargo to help boost local homeownership.
Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo have announced changes in their financial policies to cut financing for the global coal industry. The banks join similar financing cuts at eight other banks. Bank of America, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Credit Agricole, ING, Natixis, and Societe Generale enacted policies to end financing for coal-driven businesses earlier this year.
Wells Fargo Earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 14th Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality
Wells Fargo received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the 13th consecutive year. The national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality is administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Wells Fargo joins the ranks of 391 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) and UNCF (United Negro College Fund) rallied students from three of the nation’s leading Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) —Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and Spelman College — for an interactive town hall event to promote positive images of African American youth.
Wells Fargo celebrates National Veteran Small Business Week, Veterans Day, Military Family Month
SAN FRANCISCO, November 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced that it has donated more than $66 million to help service members, veterans, and their families over the past three years — well surpassing its $35 million goal.