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Alabama Grant

Grants to Alabama Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies
for Community Development, Education, and Arts

GrantWatch ID#: 169166
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Wells Fargo

08/01/17

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Grants to Alabama nonprofit organizations, tribal and government agencies, and public school systems to benefit local communities primarily in the areas of community development and education. Grants will also be considered for the areas of arts and culture, civil engagement, environment, and human services.

Eligible counties include:
- Central Alabama: Calhoun, Clay, Etowah, Jefferson, Randolph, Shelby, Talladega, Tuscaloosa
- North Alabama: Colbert, Cullman, Lauderdale, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, Walker
- Southeast Alabama: Autauga, Coffee, Covington, Dale, Dallas, Elmore, Houston, Henry, Lee, Montgomery, Pike, Russell, Tallapoosa
- Coastal Alabama: Baldwin, Mobile

Priority will be given to:

Community Development
Wells Fargo serves low- and moderate-income communities in the areas listed below. “Low- and moderate-income” is defined as income less than 80 percent of the area median income for the community served.

- Affordable housing
- Financial literacy
- Employment training and workforce and job development
- Community revitalization and stabilization

Education
- Work to eliminate the K-12th-grade achievement gap in public education through curriculum-based or school-sponsored programs
- Facilitate merit-based access to higher education for underrepresented groups

Grants will also be considered for the following:

Arts and Culture
- Arts and culture, science, and history organizations that advance education
- Access and participation in cultural experiences for the broader community

Civic Engagement
- Civic leadership and cultural diversity

Environment
- Preserve the environment through education programs

Human Services
- Enable and sustain independence for individuals and families

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.

Please note that Wells Fargo is unable to consider grants for the following:
- Individuals
- International organizations
- Religious organizations, 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
- Private foundations
- Political action committees, causes, or candidates
- Fraternal and alumni organizations
- Individual schools (private, public, charter, or parochial)
- Recreational, athletic, or sports teams, programs, or leagues
- Travel or conferences for non-profit agency personnel
- Animal benefit programs

Grant requests are reviewed throughout the calendar year, but should be submitted no later than August 1 for consideration in the calendar year. Local decisions are made and typically communicated within 90 to 120 days of application.

For Birmingham Area Only:

Grant requests are reviewed three times a year. Applications are due, according to the areas of focus, by the following dates:
February 1 - Community Development
April 1 - Education, Arts and Culture, and Environment
August 1 - Human Services and Civic Engagement

For Birmingham, local decisions are typically made within two weeks of the committee meeting (held the following month of the deadline). In most cases, you will be notified of your application's status within that period.

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

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

Apply online: https://www.wellsfargo.com/exit/e?id=1122614222

Paula Beck, Community Affairs Manager
205-254-4826
paula.beck@wellsfargo.com

Wells Fargo
420 20th Street North, MAC W0125-046
Birmingham, AL 35203

- Central Alabama: Calhoun, Clay, Etowah, Jefferson, Randolph, Shelby, Talladega, Tuscaloosa
- North Alabama: Colbert, Cullman, Lauderdale, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, Walker
- Southeast Alabama: Autauga, Coffee, Covington, Dale, Dallas, Elmore, Houston, Henry, Lee, Montgomery, Pike, Russell, Tallapoosa
- Coastal Alabama: Baldwin, Mobile

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