Wells Fargo launches $75 million Diverse Community Capital Program
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.
Bank of America, Citi, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley & Wells Fargo issue joint statement on the need for global climate agreement
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.”
Priority Markets Program awards 69 grants to nonprofits engaged in neighborhood revitalization
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.”
Two-week event will bring solar power and job training to Native American communities in four states
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.
During Get Smart About Credit month, “How America Buys and Borrows” survey charts Americans’ optimism about personal finances and the future
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Eligible homebuyers can make an appointment now to reserve $15,000
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.