We want to help all of our customers succeed financially and promote long-term economic growth and improved quality of life for everyone in our communities. We promote economic development and self-sufficiency through community development, financial education, cash contributions, affordable housing, environmental stewardship, and through the efforts of our enthusiastic team member volunteers. Our success comes from a time-tested formula: local people making local decisions because they know best what their communities need.

In 2013, Wells Fargo invested $275.5 million in 18,500 nonprofits and schools nationwide, marking the fifth consecutive year of more than $200 million in total annual corporate giving. Additional community support in 2013 included:

HomeownershipShow Details

 
$42.8 million in grants to nonprofits supporting homeownership, including support for affordable housing, home buyer education and counseling, down-payment assistance, and home repairs.

Community DevelopmentShow Details

 
$5.97 billion in CRA qualified community development loans and investments in projects that support affordable housing, community services, economic development.

EducationShow Details

 
$81.6 million to 8,000 educational programs and schools around the U.S.

Supplier DiversityShow Details

 
Spent 8% of our total controllable spending with certified diverse-owned business enterprises.

Team Member GivingShow Details

 
1.69 million hours volunteered by 55,600 team members in their local communities; a record $89 million contributed by team members through year-round donations to nonprofits and the Community Support and United Way Campaign.

EnvironmentShow Details

 
$6 billion in environmental loans and investments; $21.8 million in grants to nearly 500 environmental nonprofits.

Hands on Banking®

Our free, financial education program, Hands on Banking® and its Spanish-language counterpart El futuro en tus manos®, offers age-specific modules teaching the basics of responsible money management, including how to create a budget, save and invest, borrow responsibly, buy a home, establish a small business, and retirement.

Community Support and United Way Campaign

In 2013, for the fifth year in a row, United Way Worldwide has named Wells Fargo’s annual Community Support and United Way Campaign the No. 1 Giving Campaign. With more than 9,000 locations and more than 264,000 team members nationwide, it’s virtually impossible today to know where our company’s business ends and the needs of our communities begin. We invite you to learn more by reading our Corporate Social Responsibility Report.