August 14, 2020

Community WINS Neighborhood Stabilization -due October 9

CommunityWINS (Working/Investing in Neighborhood Stabilization) Grant Program


Grantor: U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM)

Additional Information

Wells Fargo Bank and the Wells Fargo Foundation, along with the U.S. Conference of Mayors, aim to award $1 million this year to support local nonprofits with the CommunityWINS (Working/Investing in Neighborhood Stabilization) grant program. The goal of the grant is to:

  • Assist cities with the opportunity to invest, strengthen, and address housing affordability issues.
  • Award $1,000,000 to support local nonprofit partners to cities of all sizes nationwide.


USCM members are qualified to nominate up to three initiatives or programs through an eligible nonprofit of their choice that addresses one of the following categories:

  • Neighborhood stabilization projects designed to stimulate growth and stability while assisting in the removal of blight and the rebuilding of neighborhoods
  • Economic development projects designed to promote business development
  • Job creation projects designed to aid in local job creation or assist in job training.

Eight awards are available in 2020 - two awards per population category. Awards are based on population size:

  • Metropolitan: Population greater than 500,000
  • Large: Population of 275,000 to 500,000
  • Medium: Population of 50,000 to 275,000
  • Small: Population less than 50,000.