SAN FRANCISCO (October 3, 2023) — Wells Fargo today announced nearly $11 million in grants to 28 organizations across six states as part of its Invest Native program. Invest Native is a $20 million philanthropic initiative by Wells Fargo to strengthen housing access and affordability, small business growth, financial health and sustainability in Native communities.

The program supports Native-led and Native-serving organizations, including community development financial institutions (CDFIs), nonprofits, Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs), and Native collaboratives, which comprise two or more organizations working together to achieve common goals within the six-state territory. Within this round of grants, five organizations are located in Arizona, six in Montana, eight in New Mexico, two in North Dakota, six in South Dakota, and one in Wyoming

28 Grantees by State



New Mexico 

North Dakota 

  • Sacred Pipe Resource Center
  • Standing Rock Renewable Energy Power Authority

South Dakota