Wells Fargo Housing Foundation Announces $6 Million in Grants

Priority Markets Program awards 47 grants to nonprofits for neighborhood revitalization
Oct 25, 2017 8:00 AM ET

SAN FRANCISCO, October 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $6 million toward neighborhood revitalization efforts with 47 grants to nonprofits through the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation’s 2017 Priority Markets Program.

“We are focused on making meaningful contributions to address affordable and sustainable housing,” said Martin Sundquist, executive director of the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation. “These grants help revitalize neighborhoods, build stronger communities, and are an example of the positive impact that can be achieved with thoughtful public-private collaboration.”

The 2017 Wells Fargo Housing Foundation Priority Markets Program supports projects, programs and initiatives that help remove barriers to sustainable housing in low- and moderate-income communities. Since 2009, the program has provided grants totaling more than $48 million to nonprofits in more than 125 communities, impacting more than 40,000 people and creating more than 4,000 places for people to call home.

Grant recipients were selected from applications submitted by nonprofits Wells Fargo identified as leading large-scale affordable housing projects. Recipients must be 501 (c)(3) organizations with successful histories of supporting low- to moderate-income communities.

Grant recipients of the 2017 Priority Markets Program are:

  1. Habitat for Humanity Anchorage (Anchorage, Alaska)
  2. Montgomery Habitat for Humanity (Montgomery, Alabama)
  3. Pima County Community Land Trust (Tucson, Arizona)
  4. American Family Housing (Midway City, California)
  5. NeighborWorks Orange County (Orange, California)
  6. Habitat for Humanity Fresno County (Fresno, California)
  7. West Hollywood Community Housing Corporation (West Hollywood, California)
  8. Resources for Community Development (Berkeley, California)
  9. Satellite Affordable Housing Associates (Berkeley, California)
  10. Neighborhood Housing Services of the Inland Empire (San Bernardino, California)
  11. S.V.D.P. Management, Inc. (San Diego, California)
  12. Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (San Francisco, California)
  13. Visionary Home Builders of California, Inc. (Stockton, California)
  14. NeighborWorks New Horizons (New Haven, Connecticut)
  15. Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury, Inc. (Waterbury, Connecticut)
  16. Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. (Washington, D.C.)
  17. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami (Miami, Florida)
  18. Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation (Opa-Locka, Florida)
  19. Ability Housing, Inc. (Jacksonville Florida)
  20. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando (Orlando, Florida)
  21. Bright Community Trust, Inc. (Clearwater, Florida)
  22. Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay (Tampa, Florida)
  23. City of Refuge, Inc. (Atlanta, Georgia)
  24. Columbus Area Habitat for Humanity (Columbus, Georgia)
  25. NeighborWorks Columbus (Columbus, Georgia)
  26. NeighborWorks Boise (Boise, Idaho)
  27. Saint Ambrose Housing Aid Center (Baltimore, Maryland)
  28. Unity Properties, Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland)
  29. Preservation North Carolina (Raleigh, North Carolina)
  30. Reinvestment Partners (Durham, North Carolina)
  31. Habitat for Humanity of Omaha (Omaha, Nebraska)
  32. New Jersey Community Capital (New Brunswick, New Jersey)
  33. Greater Albuquerque Habitat for Humanity (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
  34. Central City Concern, Inc. (Portland, Oregon)
  35. Transition Projects, Inc. (Portland, Oregon)
  36. Habitat for Humanity of Chester County (Coatesville, Pennsylvania)
  37. One80 Place (Charleston, South Carolina)
  38. Jubilee Park & Community Center Corporation (Dallas, Texas)
  39. Trinity Habitat for Humanity (Fort Worth, Texas)
  40. Housing Channel (Fort Worth, Texas)
  41. New Hope Housing, Inc. (Houston, Texas)
  42. Salt Lake Valley Habitat for Humanity (Salt Lake City, Utah)
  43. Habitat for Humanity South Hampton Roads (Norfolk, Virginia)
  44. Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg (Newport News, Virginia)
  45. Wesley Housing Development Corporation (Alexandria, Virginia)
  46. Housing Hope (Everett, Washington)
  47. Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area (Jackson, Wyoming)

About Wells Fargo Housing Foundation

In 2016, the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation donated $20 million in support of affordable housing initiatives serving low- and moderate-income households – including for seniors, veterans, and families – through community revitalization efforts. Since its inception in 1993, the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation has invested more than $190 million to such efforts, along with mobilizing more than 4.7 million team member volunteer hours to build and rehabilitate nearly 7,100 homes and counting.

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,400 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 42 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 268,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 25 on Fortune’s 2017 rankings of America’s largest corporations. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.

# # #