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We're focused on working together with Native communities and tribal businesses to provide capital and financial services in order to help build a sustainable foundation now, and for many generations to come.

Five Wells Fargo Visa cards with unique designs

Introducing the Native Art Gallery card collection

Wells Fargo Visa card 1 with unique design by Steph Littlebird Fogel

Steph Littlebird Fogel

Wells Fargo Visa card 2 with unique design by Fox Spears

Fox Spears


Wells Fargo Visa card 3 with unique design by Crystal Worl

Crystal Worl

Wells Fargo Visa card 4 with unique design by Elias Jade Not Afraid

Elias Jade Not Afraid

Wells Fargo Visa card 5 with unique design by Maya Stewart

Maya Stewart


The Native Art Gallery card collection was designed by talented, up and coming Native artists across the country to celebrate Native American culture. Which one will you choose?

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  3. Select Native Art Gallery in the image library.
  4. Select a design.

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Map of New Mexico, Arizona, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota Invest Native is a $20 million philanthropic effort to support Native-led nonprofit organizations and the communities they serve in New Mexico, Arizona, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Funding priorities include housing access and affordability, small business growth, financial health, and sustainability and climate resiliency.

Invest Native pillars

  • Housing access and affordability – Counseling and education programs, housing and advocacy, new construction/rehabilitation/renovation, rental housing assistance, assistance for the homeless

  • Small business growth – Small business assistance, including technical assistance, debt and equity capital, and grants to small businesses

  • Financial health – Financial education and programs including individual development accounts and credit counseling

  • Sustainability – Sustainable finance and clean technology innovation, strengthening local climate resiliency strategies, and advancing climate justice

Grant interest submissions for 2023 are closed for the year. The next window of opportunity for funding will open in early 2024. For more information, please email

Since 2018, we have invested more than $50 million in national nonprofits throughout American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities. Through consultation with tribal members and leaders, we have funded grants in the following areas:
  • Housing access and affordability
  • Small business growth
  • Financial health
  • Sustainability
  • Scholarships

For more than 65 years, Wells Fargo has been a proud supporter of Native American and Alaska Native communities, and we continue to be the leading provider of capital and financial services to tribes and tribal-owned enterprises.

Wells Fargo has banking relationships with 1 out of 3 federally recognized tribes in the U.S. We have committed $3.4 billion in credit and hold $4.1 billion in deposits for tribal governments and tribally owned enterprises nationally, banking more than 300 Native American and Alaska Native tribal entities in 25 states.

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Wells Fargo launches $20 Million Invest Native initiative for Native American communities

Wells Fargo announces a $20 million commitment to advance economic opportunities in Native American communities working with Native-led organizations. The Invest Native initiative aims to address housing, small business, financial health, and sustainability among Native American communities in Arizona, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. The program is designed as a grantmaking initiative — to support a more equitable and prosperous future for Native Americans.

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Wells Fargo report reveals Indian Country's "Once-in-a-Seven-Generation Opportunity"

Wells Fargo collaborated with Boston Consulting Group to create our new report Indian Country’s Once-in-a-Seven Generation Opportunity: Building Economic Resiliency That Sticks that analyzes longstanding economic and social inequities facing Native American communities, their underlying resiliency, and what can be done to secure future economic resiliency through diversification, building capacity, leveraging capital, and forming strategic partnerships.

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Program helps Native Americans buy a home, enhance financial acumen

Nika Saunders, a U.S. National Guardsman and mother of three, purchased her first home in Anchorage, Alaska, thanks to support from the Cook Inlet Lending Center and Wells Fargo.

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'We ask our Indigenous allies to help us change the structural and systemic issues facing our Native students and our people'

The higher education system in the United States fails to serve Native students equitably, and we call on our allies to help bring awareness to these issues, writes Angelique Albert, CEO of the American Indian Graduate Center.

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'I was able to focus on the big picture again'

Small business owners like Roxanne Best have been able to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to low-interest loans from Northwest Native Development Fund and a grant from Wells Fargo's Open for Business Fund.

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Student able to study and be a caregiver to her family and chief

An American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) Scholarship recipient was able to study without financial stress. This story honors the important work being done by AIGC with support from Wells Fargo to better prepare the next generation for the future.

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One home at a time, one building at a time, one family at a time

Wells Fargo spotlights work with the Hualapai Tribe in Arizona and the Cook Inlet Housing Authority in Alaska by allocating funds to build homes, reinvest in schools, and help rebuild communities, one project at a time.

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Native artwork emphasizes balance, protection, respect, connection

The work of five Native American artists is showcased in new Wells Fargo credit and debit card designs.

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Supporting Indian Country during the pandemic

In the early months of COVID-19, volunteers in Arizona's medical community had amassed $20,000 worth of safety essentials that were in short supply. Wells Fargo connected the volunteers with local tribal leaders to get the resources where they were needed most.

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Honoring and supporting tribal communities

Link to all Wells Fargo stories on Native American and Alaska Native communities.

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