African American

Diversity & Inclusion

‘Supporting HBCUs is critical for solving racial inequity in America’

Viewpoints: HBCUs possess the power and the people to create a more equitable society, writes Dr. Harry L. Williams, president and CEO of Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Diversity & Inclusion

Helping veterans achieve their American dream

To help veterans succeed as business owners, Wells Fargo is funding $50,000 for two Bunker Labs entrepreneurship workshops, with a goal to train 60 veteran-owned businesses by the end of 2022.

Diversity & Inclusion

‘Supporting historically Black colleges and universities can help America ensure an equitable recovery’

Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf and leaders of UNCF and Thurgood Marshall College Fund voice their support for the bipartisan IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act.

Diversity & Inclusion

Advocacy and achievement honored by Wells Fargo and the NAACP

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, immunologist at the forefront of COVID-19 vaccine development, honored during Wells Fargo-sponsored 2021 Image Award Virtual Experience.

Financial Health

‘Financial health is foundational to everything we do’ with HBCUs

Wells Fargo’s support of the Society for Financial Education & Professional Development’s Student Ambassador Program increases career opportunities and financial education for students at historically Black colleges and universities.

Diversity & Inclusion

‘There is still work to be done to create equity for underserved communities of color’

Viewpoints: As the voice for Black-owned banking institutions, the National Bankers Association works to create financial programs and policies that benefit all Americans, writes Kenneth Kelly, chairman and CEO of First Independence Bank.

Small Business

A tailor-made grant helps continue a family legacy

JC Lofton Tailors is continuing a family legacy that has been around for almost a century, with the help of a $10,000 grant from Wells Fargo through Local Initiatives Support Corporation.

Financial Health

New investments to back Black-owned banking

Wells Fargo is working with minority depository institutions to help financially empower Black communities.

Our Point of View

At HBCU, ‘We were embraced, celebrated, and encouraged to achieve’

Gigi Dixon, Wells Fargo’s head of External Engagement, reflects on her time at Tennessee State University and how historically Black colleges and universities continue to empower students to be civic-minded leaders and to take control of their destinies.