Minnesota


Diversity & Inclusion

Minnesota’s first Black-owned bank

The murder of George Floyd sparked calls for businesses to address racial bias in their communities. Answering that call, Wells Fargo and other large Minneapolis banks worked with First Independence to open Minnesota’s first Black-owned bank.


Small Business

Helping Minneapolis small business owners make a way during the pandemic

Through its Open for Business Fund and the Paycheck Protection Program, Wells Fargo is continuing to support small businesses in Minneapolis with the capital and resources they need to make a way to stay open, day after day.


Inside the Stagecoach

A branch, and its community, begin to rebuild

Plans for the redevelopment of a Minneapolis branch destroyed in protests, and related actions, underscore Wells Fargo’s commitment to communities and equity.


Volunteering & Giving

Stabilizing lives, housing, and communities during crisis

From job searches to help with the rent, nonprofit programs support individuals in crisis to help communities emerge stronger from the pandemic, with help from Wells Fargo.


Housing

Restoring Black homeownership in gentrified north Portland

City leaders and nonprofits in Portland, Oregon, are boosting Black homeownership through down payment aid and other incentives, supported in part by Wells Fargo’s NeighborhoodLIFT.


Business to Business

Volunteering & Giving

‘We listened to the needs of the nonprofits’

To provide quick COVID-19 relief, Wells Fargo streamlined grant making, reaching more than 4,400 nonprofits across all 50 states and 23 countries.


Volunteering & Giving

‘A labor of love’ to feed our communities

Wells Fargo has provided more than 153,000 packaged meals for nonprofits around the U.S. to help people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Small Business

Helping hurricane victims from Puerto Rico find jobs in the Midwest

Integrated Staffing Solutions is bringing together people in need of work after Hurricane Maria with Midwestern companies seeking employees, thanks to a Wells Fargo program for diverse small businesses.