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Wells Fargo Gift Honors African American History and Culture

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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.

Wells Fargo Supports Veterans With $2 Million to Scholarship America

Launches scholarship and emergency grant programs for veterans
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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. 

Wells Fargo Adds Six Clean Technology Startups to Innovation Incubator

Companies will receive up to $250,000 in cash and in-kind consultation, to accelerate innovative environmental technologies
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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.

Wells Fargo Brings Holiday Cheer to Four Nonprofits Supporting People with Disabilities; Donates $450,000

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SAN FRANCISCO, December 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced that it has donated $450,000 to four key nonprofits that help empower people with disabilities to succeed financially.  Grant recipients include National Disability Institute, National Federation of the Blind, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund

Wells Fargo Commits $5 Million to Boost Maricopa Homeownership

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
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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, Wells Fargo Join Other Banks to Cut Coal Financing - The Minute

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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 Top Marks in 2016 Corporate Equality Index

Wells Fargo Earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 14th Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality
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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.

Wells Fargo Recognized for Transparency on Climate Change by CDP

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Wells Fargo has been selected for the CDP S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index 2015 with a perfect score of 100.

Wells Fargo, UNCF, Terrence ‘J’ Jenkins and Natasha Eubanks Team Up to Empower HBCU Students

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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 Nearly Doubled its Initial Goal to Support Service Members, Veterans; Donating $66 Million Over Past Three Years

Wells Fargo celebrates National Veteran Small Business Week, Veterans Day, Military Family Month
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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.

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