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Grants to New Hampshire Nonprofits and Agencies
for Education, Job Training, and Affordable Housing

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Wells Fargo

Deadline Date:

08/01/19 - Event sponsorship requests must be submitted 60 days before the event.


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Grants to New Hampshire nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies for activities to strengthen low to moderate-income communities in the funding source's service area. Primary grantmaking areas include education, job training, and affordable housing. Priority will be given to organizations in the areas of Manchester and Portsmouth.

“Low and moderate-income” is defined as income less than 80 percent of the area median income for the community served.

Grant Focus Areas:
- Affordable Housing – First time home buyer workshops, foreclosure prevention and other efforts to help people of all ages become long-term, successful homeowners

- Education – Out-of-school time programs that offer 10-14 year olds a blend of academic support, character and leadership development and enrichment experiences

- Job Training – Workforce readiness training programs for 18-24 year olds that provide meaningful employment opportunities

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 165690

Term of Contract:

Multi-year requests will not be considered.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Wells Fargo makes contributions to organizations with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)3 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, as well as qualified tribal and governmental agencies, including public school systems.

Not Funded:
-Alumni organizations
-Animal-related causes (for example, rescue societies)
-Beauty pageants
-Capital or endowment campaigns
-Film or video production, including documentaries
-For-profit entities
-Foundations, including community and family foundations and single-issue or cause-related foundations
-Fundraising dinners or events and tickets to fundraising events
-Hospitals and clinics
-Individual sports teams including youth sports teams and leagues
-Individuals including those seeking scholarships, fellowships, or sponsors for a particular cause
-International organizations
-Labor, religious, fraternal, military, and professional association activities unless they are engaged in programs that are non-sectarian, benefit a broad base of the community, and have a separate 501(c)(3) designation
-Marketing, advertising and promotional items or merchandise
-Multi-year commitments and pledges
-National initiatives (however, Wells Fargo does encourage requests from local affiliates for programs occurring in the region)
-Organizations designed primarily for lobbying
-Organizations outside of Wells Fargo communities
-Personnel and operating expenses
-Political action committees, candidates, causes, and lobbying
-Research projects
-Single disease issues
-Travel, including conferences, seminars, tours and student trips

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are accepted between January 1 and August 1 and reviewed at quarterly meetings throughout the year.

Review meetings and deadlines for 2019 include:
- March 2019 Review Meeting (Deadline 3/1; Notifications by last day of month)
- June 2019 (Deadline 6/3; Notifications by last day of month)
- Aug 2019 (Deadline 8/1; Notifications by last day of month)

Local decisions are typically made within 90 to 120 days of application.

Wells Fargo will consider cause-related sponsorship requests submitted through the online application system. Submit sponsorship requests at least 60 days prior to the event.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Register and apply online:

Briana Curran, Community Development Representative

Grant Coverage Areas:

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Hampshire