The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) has received $1 million from Wells Fargo to continue supporting students attending historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
The grant gives scholarships and emergency student aid for students, funding for UNCF’s Empower Me Tour program, and support for the future HBCU Innovation Summit and Student Leadership Conference.
“Wells Fargo is proud to continue its philanthropic support of UNCF’s mission to get students of color to and through college,” said Georgette “Gigi” Dixon, executive vice president and head of external engagement for diverse segments, representation, and inclusion at Wells Fargo. “For more than two decades, Wells Fargo and UNCF have partnered to help students, many of whom are first-generation and come from underserved communities, attend college. This partnership demonstrates Wells Fargo’s commitment and leadership as a champion for workforce diversity and inclusion in our nation.”