Wells Fargo Commits to the Future of the Inclusive Economy with a $335,000 Investment in The Inclusivity Project
MEDIA ALERT: Wells Fargo Commits to the Future of the Inclusive Economy with a $335,000 Investment in The Inclusivity Project
Fairfield, California – Oct. 20, 2022 – Wells Fargo has announced its commitment to the Black and African American entrepreneurial community with a $335,000 investment in The Inclusivity Project, a program of the Northern California Small Business Development Centers.
This program creates collaborations between like-minded organizations to provide no-cost mentorship, advising, workshops, and networking opportunities to the Black and African American small business and entrepreneurial community. This investment is part of Wells Fargo’s larger goal of broadening diversity and inclusion in all aspects of its business and part of an intentional focus to expand access to the resources needed to start and grow Black and African American small businesses.
“Wells Fargo is proud to invest in the Inclusivity Project to shift systemic and institutional barriers to Black entrepreneurs and small businesses,” said Kären Woodruff, Senior Vice President of Social Impact at Wells Fargo. “Our support will strengthen the capacity for Black Chambers and Small Business Development Centers across Northern California to create innovative collaborations, pathways, and tools to enhance economic mobility and small business development.”
“The Inclusivity Project is thrilled to receive this important investment from Wells Fargo,” said Norcal SBDC’s Inclusivity Project Director, Scott Rogalski. “This funding will help us advance our mission and continue providing the much-needed support to the Black and African American small business community across Northern California.”
For more information about The Inclusivity Project, please visit: www.theinclusivityproject.com.
Tyler Hersko, Wells Fargo communications consultant, Central and Northern California: firstname.lastname@example.org | (916)247-8123
Scott Rogalski, Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives, Norcal SBDC:
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