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Applications for education grants being accepted through April 1

ATLANTA, March 21, 2018 – Wells Fargo announced today 48 grants totaling $1,196,500 to community development organizations and programs in Atlanta. The funding is dedicated to work focusing on affordable housing, adult financial education and workforce development for low-to-moderate income wage-earners and communities.

Some of the grant recipients include the Atlanta Children’s Shelter, Drake House, Georgia Justice Project, Georgia Micro Enterprise Network and the Urban League of Greater Atlanta. A complete list of recipients is available upon request.

Grant applications were accepted from Dec. 1, 2016 through Feb. 1, 2017.

Wells Fargo’s Atlanta region changed its giving process last year in order to strategically review applications one focus area at a time: Community Development, K-12 Education, and Human Services and Civic Engagement.

Applications are currently being accepted for programs that help to eliminate the achievement gap in K-12 public education, advance education through arts, culture, science and history programs or that preserve the environment through educational programs. The deadline is April 1.

For more information, and for the application, visit www.wellsfargo.com/donations, select Georgia and metro Atlanta and review the information provided under each of the tabs: Our Giving Priorities, Eligibility, How to Apply and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $2.0 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, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,300 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 263,000 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.

 

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