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Wells Fargo launches $75 million Diverse Community Capital Program
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A nonprofit in Jackson, Mississippi, will use a $2 million grant from Wells Fargo to support commercial lending, outreach, and technical assistance programs for minority- and women-owned and led small businesses.

Wells Fargo Team Members Put Donations Behind Their Volunteer Support

Workplace giving campaign raises $69.7 million during September
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Wells Fargo wrapped up another successful Community Support Campaign with team members pledging $69.7 million to 30,000 nonprofits and volunteering 300,000 hours during the September campaign. 

Major U.S. Banks Call for Leadership in Addressing Climate Change

Bank of America, Citi, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley & Wells Fargo issue joint statement on the need for global climate agreement
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NEW YORK Sept. 28, 2015 /3BL Media/  Six major U.S. banks – Bank of America, Citi, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo – have issued a joint statement calling for cooperation among governments in reaching a global climate agreement. The statement, published today by the sustainability advocacy nonprofit Ceres, voiced support for policy frameworks that “will provide greater market certainty, accelerate investment, drive innovation in low carbon energy, and create jobs.”

Wells Fargo Housing Foundation Announces $6 Million in Grants

Priority Markets Program awards 69 grants to nonprofits engaged in neighborhood revitalization
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SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $6 million in neighborhood revitalization donations with 69 grants to nonprofits.

“Wells Fargo is pleased to support these nonprofits that are leading efforts to revitalize and position neighborhoods for long-term success,” said Martin Sundquist, executive director of the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation. “The Priority Markets Program is one of thousands of ways we work together with nonprofits to support local communities.”

GRID Alternatives Launches 2015 Tribal Solarthon

Two-week event will bring solar power and job training to Native American communities in four states
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OAKLAND, Calif, October 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – GRID Alternatives, America’s largest non-profit solar installer, today announced its national Tribal Solarthon event. Between September 28 and October 9, GRID Alternatives is partnering with four tribes in California, New York, South Dakota and Arizona to install solar power and provide solar job training for tribal members. U.S.

Wells Fargo Survey: Millennials Most Optimistic About Finances, Future

During Get Smart About Credit month, “How America Buys and Borrows” survey charts Americans’ optimism about personal finances and the future
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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Americans feel optimistic about their finances and the future, according to the third “How America Buys and Borrows” survey by Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) and Ipsos. The findings show millennials, ages 18-35, are the most optimistic about their finances and report being most likely to buy a home in the next three years. This optimism is a shift from last year when generations were more united than divided in their outlook.

Wells Fargo Fuels Diverse Chamber Leader Training, Programs with $1.2M Investment

Funding to benefit diverse Chambers of Commerce: U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation, U.S. Black Chambers, Inc., U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce and National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
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HOUSTON, September 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo, America’s leading small business lender*, and the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Foundation announced today a $1.2 million investment spanning two years. The majority of the funding will be used to establish training opportunities for diverse-owned small business leaders across the nation.

Wells Fargo Announces $125 Billion Lending Goal to Support NAHREP’s Hispanic Wealth Project

Company also plans increase in Hispanic home mortgage consultants and $10 million to support financial education and counseling; NAHREP strives to triple Hispanic household wealth over 10 years
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DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo Home Mortgage announced today, the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month, its support of the goals of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals’ Hispanic Wealth Project, which seeks to triple Hispanic household wealth over the next decade.

Wells Fargo HomeLIFT Program to Help Detroit, Five Wayne County Cities

Eligible homebuyers can make an appointment now to reserve $15,000
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DETROIT, Sept. 18, 2015  /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), NeighborWorks America® and its network member Southwest Solutions today announced the $5.25 million Wells Fargo HomeLIFT℠ program to help boost homeownership in the cities of Detroit, Dearborn, Hamtramck, Highland Park, and Livonia.

Serving Others Leads to Happiness

By Jon Campbell, head of Government and Community Relations, Wells Fargo
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Helping others and giving back has always made me happy.

If you’re like me, you recall vividly the positive feeling that comes with volunteering and the thought that you’ve made a difference in someone’s life — if even for just a few hours.

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