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California

Employees

87,436

New Small Business Loans

$12 billion

Home Mortgage Originations

$85.1 billion

Municipal Bond Underwriting

$27.5 billion

Total Deposits

$776 billion

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Region: Butte County

Wells Fargo Provides Financial Resources to Butte County Residents

In 2019, Wells Fargo provided $3.25 million in financial resources to residents, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations in Butte County, California, to address housing and economic challenges after wildfires. In 2018, Wells Fargo provided $2.8 million in wildfire disaster relief. Wells Fargo has also deployed its Mobile Response Unit to assist any customers in need.

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Region: Los Angeles

Bank of America Fosters Financial Literacy for Dodger Fans

Since 2015, Bank of America has partnered with the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation to foster financial literacy for underserved residents in the greater Los Angeles area. BofA and the Dodgers host workshops that connect families to BofA’s free Better Money Habits financial education resources. Families learn about budgeting, credit, and saving for college.

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Region: Los Angeles

Citi Finances Sustainable Infrastructure in Los Angeles

Citi works with government agencies at the national, state and local levels to finance sustainable infrastructure, including housing, transportation, schools and other vital civic projects. In 2018, Citi's Public Finance Department secured more than $26 billion to invest in U.S. infrastructure projects, like the new MLK Hospital in South Central Los Angeles.

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Region: Los Angeles

Bank of America Gives to Fight Homelessness

In July 2018, Bank of America gave $2.2 million in grants to 83 nonprofits that are fighting homelessness in the greater Los Angeles area, with the goal of increasing access to shelters, services, training, education and other basic needs. Further, in 2019 the Bank of America Charitable Foundation awarded a $400,000 grant to support United Way of Greater Los Angeles’s efforts to eradicate poverty.

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Region: Los Angeles

Citi Supports Minority-Owned Businesses

In 2017, Citi Foundation provided $500,000 to five cities, including Los Angeles, to help increase equity among city contracts. Citi Foundation expanded its City Accelerator program to Los Angeles to help the city refine its approach to procurement spending, allowing it to pursue strategies to increase the diversity of municipal vendors and contractors and direct more money to local, minority-owned businesses.

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Region: Oakland

Morgan Stanley’s Healthy Cities Initiative

Morgan Stanley’s Healthy Cities initiative partners with public elementary schools to deliver integrated nutrition, health, and play programming to children and their families. In Oakland, the program provided more than 163,500 healthy meals and transformed schools and public libraries into community hubs that integrated and delivered wellness education, health screenings, and safe play spaces.

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Region: Oakland

Bank of America’s Veteran Entrepreneur Lending Program

In 2018, Bank of America announced a $20 million Veteran Entrepreneur Lending Program to connect U.S. military veteran business owners with affordable capital to help grow their business. The program awarded funds in seven U.S. states for programs including Main Street Launch in California. Prior to receiving a loan, borrowers participate in a two-month training program to help them stay on a path of success.

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Region: Oakland

Wells Fargo Provides Capital to Minority-Owned Small Businesses

The Wells Fargo Works For Small Business®: Diverse Community Capital program offers capital and technical assistance to minority-owned small businesses through Community Development Financial Institutions. The company provided a $500,000 grant to Oakland’s Pacific Community Ventures to expand lending and coaching for underserved entrepreneurs.

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Region: Orange

Wells Fargo Gives to Fight Homelessness in Orange

In 2018 Wells Fargo donated more than $61 million through 2,579 grants to local nonprofits, schools and community organizations in California. In Orange, Wells Fargo provided a grant to Illumination Foundation, a nonprofit that works to break the cycle of homelessness by providing clients with medical care, housing, and workforce services.

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Region: Sacramento

Morgan Stanley Capital Creates Critical Infrastructure

In 2017, Morgan Stanley helped the state of California raise $2.8 billion to fund projects including those for clean water, clean air, disaster preparedness, school facilities, public safety, housing, and emergency shelters. These funds help create a healthier environment for the people of California as well as increasing emergency preparedness.

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Region: Sacramento

State Street Supports Local Nonprofit Organizations

In 2018, State Street provided a $27,500 grant for Saint John's Program for Real Change in Sacramento. The funding supports a program that helps women in the shelter gain independence by finishing their education, receiving life and job skills training, and treatment for drug addiction. State Street also supports the shelter through sponsorships and employee volunteerism.

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Region: San Bernardino

Wells Fargo Provides Capital to Area Entrepreneurs

In 2017, Wells Fargo’s Diverse Community Capital provided grant funding to San Bernardino’s Accion Serving Southern California, a nonprofit, mission-based microlender dedicated to connecting entrepreneurs with the accessible financing and resources it takes to create or grow healthy businesses. The grant is for building CDFI capacity with flexible capital to increase and strengthen lending to small businesses.

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Region: San Fernando Valley/Pacoima

Wells Fargo Grant Supports Education and Culture Organization

In 2018, Wells Fargo provided a grant to Pacoima Beautiful, an organization that provides education, impacts public policy, and supports local arts and culture in the San Fernando Valley. These funds are targeted to promote resilience planning, green infrastructure, and expanded access to renewable energy.

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Region: San Diego

JPMorgan Supports San Diego Small Businesses & Jobs

As part of its AdvancingCities challenge, JPMorgan awarded a $3 million grant to Advancing San Diego, a public-private program designed to connect San Diego residents to high-demand jobs, while providing small businesses access to diverse talent pipelines that are reflective of the city’s growing Hispanic population.

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Region: San Diego

Citi Provides Financial Counseling for Immigrants

Citi works with the Mexican government and community partners in San Diego to run a financial counseling service aiding Mexican immigrants. The Ventanilla de Asesoría Financiera (Financial Counseling Window) operates within Mexican Consulates across 48 cities in the United States and offers people advice on banking services and money management.

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Region: San Francisco

Bank of America Connects Women Entrepreneurs in the U.S. to Affordable Loans

Since 2014, Bank of America has deployed more than $46 million in capital to help women entrepreneurs grow their businesses, including through the Opportunity Fund in San Francisco. In 2019, Bank of America increased this commitment to $100 million to aid women entrepreneurs. The capital it deploys will help more than 2,500 women small business owners.

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Region: San Francisco

Wells Fargo Works to Minimize the Impact of Climate Change

In 2018, Wells Fargo donated more than $61 million through 2,579 grants to local nonprofits, schools and community organizations to help the communities and people of California. To help minimize the impact of climate change, Wells Fargo collaborated with grantees such as Friends of the Urban Forest to provide environmental education, resiliency planning, green infrastructure and renewable energy to low-income communities.

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Region: San Francisco

Citi’s Community Progress Makers Fund

In 2018, Citi Foundation announced six recipients of the Community Progress Makers Fund in the San Francisco Bay area. This fund is a $20 million, two-year initiative by the Citi Foundation to support high-impact community organizations that are addressing a range of urban challenges in their local communities. Area recipients included Enterprise Community Partners Northern California, Jewish Vocational Service, and Main Street Launch, among others.

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Region: San Francisco

JPMorgan’s Entrepreneurs of Color Fund Drives Inclusive Economic Growth

In 2017, JPMorgan invested $3.13 million in the San Francisco Entrepreneurs of Color Fund to help develop new funding sources for underserved communities while helping local, minority-owned small businesses. The fund provides minority, women, and veteran entrepreneurs with access to capital while also recruiting investors to the fund.

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Region: San Francisco

Wells Fargo Provides Capital to Minority-Owned Small Businesses

The Wells Fargo Works For Small Business®: Diverse Community Capital program offers capital and technical assistance to minority-owned small businesses through Community Development Financial Institutions. In 2019, Wells Fargo provided an additional $7.9 million in grants for small businesses, including a $450,000 grant to San Francisco’s Working Solutions to infuse new capital into small businesses serving communities of color across the city.

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Region: San Jose

Citi Provides Financial Counseling for Immigrants

Citi works with the Mexican government and community partners in San Jose to run a financial counseling service aiding Mexican immigrants. The Ventanilla de Asesoría Financiera (Financial Counseling Window) operates within the Mexican Consulate and offers people advice on banking services and money management.

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Region: San Jose

Morgan Stanley Capital Creates Access to More Water

Morgan Stanley has partnered with public entities to raise funds through capital markets for decades. In 2016, Morgan Stanley helped the San Jose Water Company raise $70 million to finance new equipment and improvements to the San Jose Water Company’s distribution system.

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