SAN FRANCISCO, April 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ –Wells Fargo has donated $50,000 to VetsinTech (ViT) to help support cybersecurity training programs for military veterans transitioning to technology careers. Wells Fargo shares ViT’s commitment to bringing together a tech-specific network, resources, and programs for veterans.
Increases Access to Capital for Women-owned U.S. Small Businesses
SAN FRANCISCO, February 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today it has provided $7 million to Grameen America, a leading U.S. non-profit microfinance organization, to support microloans for entrepreneurs. The $1 million equity equivalent (EQ2) investment and $6 million senior debt facility, which act as revolving funds, are estimated to yield over a three-year period an additional $42 million in loans for start-ups and expansions to more than 10,000 low-income women entrepreneurs.
Company enlists African American artist Keith Rosemond II to create illustrations inspired by real stories from its #MyUntold℠ storytelling campaign
CHARLOTTE, N.C., February 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) recently commissioned Atlanta-based artist Keith Rosemond II to create six original illustrations depicting the African American experience. The personal stories were selected from #MyUntold℠, the company’s online-storytelling collection which provides the African American community an opportunity to share stories reflecting their cultural identity.
Eligible veterans invited to apply through March 4
FORT COLLINS, Colo., February 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – No Barriers Warriors and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) are seeking veterans with disabilities for the Warriors to Summits 2016 Expedition Series. Teams will embark on three separate, but equally grueling expeditions. Participants will push their boundaries through these transformative journeys while reflecting on their past, recognizing where they are now and developing a vision for their future.
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.