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The Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Awards

Wells Fargo Bank

2015 Business Award

Wells FargoBetween 2010 and 2014, Wells Fargo Bank has contributed more than $1.8 million to more than 50 nonprofits that support the arts in South Carolina, including these major flagship arts institutions and small locally based arts organizations:


  • Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
  • Belton Center for the Arts
  • Brooks Center for the Performing Arts
  • Florence Little Theatre
  • Artisphere
  • Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra
  • Spoleto Festival USA
  • Upstate Center for the Arts
  • Metropolitan Arts Council
  • and many others


The Chronicle of Philanthropy ranked Wells Fargo’s corporate giving in the top two among all U.S. companies each of the past two years. Wells Fargo places priority on requests from organizations that work to enhance community diversity by providing 1) access to and participation in cultural experiences for low- and moderate-income individuals and 2) availability of a broad array of artistic opportunities and venues that reflect the community’s diversity.