Oregon


Small Business

Providing ‘a ramp back to success’ for small businesses

The nonprofit MoFi is providing working capital to small businesses through its new Thrive loan program, thanks to a $2.1 million grant from Wells Fargo’s Open for Business Fund.


Volunteering & Giving

BankWork$: Opening doors to careers in the banking industry

Since 2014, Wells Fargo has supported BankWork$, a free, eight-week career training program that prepares young adults from low-income communities for entry-level positions to build meaningful careers in banking.


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.


Environment

Helping to power large-scale operations with iron and saltwater

Energy Storage Systems Inc. is providing safer and longer-lasting batteries at a lower cost and introducing its technology to the world after participating in the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator program.


Volunteering & Giving

Where some go when there is no place to go

Men struggling with addiction are finding refuge at the Blanchet House, a nonprofit in Portland, Oregon, that vows it will ‘never give up’ on them.


Diversity & Inclusion

Driving with pride as the ‘face of Wells Fargo’

Michael Wakefield shares his experience as a Wells Fargo stagecoach driver — and how he feels supported in the company’s inclusive environment.


History

Supporting customers faced with prejudice

After Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882, Wells Fargo agents testified on behalf of Chinese customers and supported their businesses.


Inside the Stagecoach

On the stagecoach during the Great American Eclipse

From Oregon to South Carolina, Wells Fargo team members kept the lights on and doors open to serve customers during the historic total solar eclipse.


Inside the Stagecoach

Young golfers named winners of 2017 Succeeding Together contest

Participants in the youth development program The First Tee submitted essays about achieving life goals through teamwork.