CommunityWINS

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About the Program

Wells Fargo Bank and the Wells Fargo Foundation are teaming up with the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) to offer the CommunityWINSSM (Working/Investing in Neighborhood Stabilization) Grant Program.

CommunityWINSSM will be administered by USCM with the goal of awarding $3 million over three years, to support local nonprofits in promoting long-term economic prosperity and quality of life for their community.

Who’s eligible?

Your community is eligible! As a member of USCM, you’re qualified to nominate up to three initiatives or programs through an eligible nonprofit of your choice that addresses one of the following categories:

  • Neighborhood stabilization – projects designed to stimulate growth and stability while assisting in the removal of blight and the rebuilding of neighborhoods
  • Economic development – projects designed to promote business development
  • Job creation – projects designed to aid in local job creation or assist in job training

How many awards will be granted?

Six awards are available in 2018 — two awards per population category. Awards are based on population size:
  • Large: Population greater than 250,000
  • Medium: Population of 75,000 to 250,000
  • Small: Population less than 75,000
Deadline to apply is Friday, March 16, 2018.
Wells Fargo Bank and the Wells Fargo Foundation, along with the U.S. Conference of Mayors, aim to award $1 million this year to support local nonprofits with the CommunityWINS (Working/Investing in Neighborhood Stabilization) grant program.
For questions, please email: CommunityWINS@wellsfargo.com
Online Application
FAQ
Application Guidelines

Past Winners

2017
San Francisco, Providence (RI), Lancaster (PA)

 

2016
Portland, OR, Newton, MA and Huntington, WV

 

2015
Baltimore, Little Rock (AR), West Sacramento (CA)
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