San Diego Housing Commission Receives $7.5 Million Wells Fargo Grant to Increase Homeownership for People of Color

Wealth Opportunities Restored Through Homeownership (WORTH) grant will help approximately 5,000 homebuyers of color
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SAN DIEGO, September 27, 2022 /3BL Media/ - An expanded effort to help more people of color in the San Diego region become homeowners is launching today with the support of a $7.5 million grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation. The grant was awarded to the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC), part of the San Diego Homeownership Equity Collaborative.

Alliance of Milwaukee Organizations Announces $7.5 Million Grant From Wells Fargo Foundation to Boost Homeownership for Families of Color

New initiative to create 5,000 homeowners of color by 2025
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MILWAUKEE, September 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson and County Executive David Crowley joined 19 public, nonprofit and civic organizations, led by the Community Development Alliance (CDA), to announce the launch of a new initiative to help advance racial equity by funding quality, affordable homes for Milwaukee families. Funded with a $7.5 million grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation, the alliance of organizations addressed how the new effort will seek to dismantle systemic barriers to homeownership for people of color in Milwaukee.

Wells Fargo 50K Gift to United Way of the Capital Area To Support Jackson State University and Jackson Communities During Water Crisis

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JACKSON, Miss., September 9, 2022 /3BL Media/ - United Way of the Capital Area proudly announces the generous gift of $50,000 from Wells Fargo towards the 2021-22 Emergency Disaster Crisis Relief Fund. Funds directed to United Way will be dispersed to Jackson State University and to Jackson communities in support of students and families impacted during the emergency city-wide water crisis.

Wells Fargo Foundation Awards $7.5 Million to LISC Houston to Expand Homeownership for Families of Color

LISC to lead Harris County Homeownership Collaborative and new initiative to create 5,000 homeowners of color by 2025
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HOUSTON, September 8, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and local elected officials joined LISC Houston and the Harris County Homeownership Collaborative, or HCHC, to announce the launch of a new initiative to expand homeownership opportunities for Black, Hispanic, and other underserved individuals and families.

Housing Lab Welcomes Six New Ventures to Third Annual Cohort, Prioritizing Housing Equity and Sustainability

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BERKELEY, Calif., August 31, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Housing Lab, a program of the nonprofit Terner Housing Innovation Labs, today announced its third cohort of housing entrepreneurs focused on making homes and communities more affordable, accessible, and sustainable.

Veterans ASCEND Receives $250,000 Wells Fargo Foundation Grant

Small Businesses seeking military talent may qualify for subsidized access to Veterans ASCEND
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SIMPSONVILLE, S.C., August 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Veterans ASCEND has received a $250,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation. This grant will provide a subsidy to small businesses across the United States intentionally seeking to hire military talent - Veterans, Veteran Spouses and Military Spouses. The subsidy will be put towards the annual subscription fee to Veterans ASCEND, an Artificial Intelligence-powered talent sourcing platform that connects employers directly with interview-ready military talent.

Wells Fargo, Habitat Team Up To Help a Mom Build Her Home

Shaquawanda is one of the many reasons Wells Fargo has collaborated with Habitat for Humanity over the last 20 years.

The day the side of her house was being raised, homeowner-to-be Shaquawanda was excited and a little anxious. “It’s been a long time coming,” she said. “I’m ready.” Shaquawanda said she had been looking to buy a house for a while, but home prices in Charlotte, North Carolina, have skyrocketed. “I tried to get everything together to go through the process of owning home,” she said.

Rural LISC Launches Rural Connect With $600k Grant From Wells Fargo Foundation for South Dakota and Beyond

Initiative designed to re-imagine banking and digital support in rural and native communities
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WASHINGTON, July 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Rural LISC today announced the launch of a new effort, Rural Connect, which will provide funding and technical assistance to rural and native communities in South Dakota, Idaho and Wyoming. Funded with a $600,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation, the initiative kicks off in Sisseton, SD with a stakeholder roundtable on public and private partnership opportunities followed by a bus tour of local small business and community investment programs.

Enterprise Community Partners to Help Baltimore Houses of Worship Build 600 Affordable Homes

$500,000 grant from Wells Fargo Foundation will transform underutilized property owned by faith-based organizations into affordable housing
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BALTIMORE, July 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) announced an expansion of its Faith-Based Development Initiative(FBDI) in Baltimore which helps houses of worship convert underutilized land into affordable homes.

$15 Million Veteran Loan Fund Closes Its First Round With Support From Wells Fargo

Unprecedented initiative in support of veteran entrepreneurs gains momentum
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AUSTIN, Texas, July 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Veteran Loan Fund announced today it has raised $15 million to support current and aspiring veteran entrepreneurs, including seed funding from Wells Fargo. The Veteran Loan Fund is a collaborative effort by a national network of Specialized Service Organizations and Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) focused on providing affordable capital and technical assistance to Veteran entrepreneurs.


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