About LIFT
programs

Since 2012, the Wells Fargo Foundation has been collaborating with NeighborWorks® America and local nonprofits on LIFT programs across the country.

$504+ Million

Committed to make housing more affordable, achievable, and sustainable.*

24,000+ Families & Individuals

Helped with access to homeownership to improve lives and strengthen communities.

80 LIFT Launches

Assisted homeowners across 1,000+ U.S. communities.

LIFT allowed me to purchase a home when I otherwise would have been priced out.

Homeowner in Portland

I have been trying to buy a home for 10 years but never could afford one before LIFT. Now I’m living the dream I’ve always dreamed.

Homeowner in Cleveland

See how Wells Fargo is making a difference

Restoring Black Homeownership in Portland

Discover how the NeighborhoodLIFT program helped families displaced by gentrification and urban renewal move back into historic neighborhoods.

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There’s No Place Like the Home Next Door

See how a brother and sister were able to buy the house next door to their beloved hometown neighbors.

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Economic Empowerment to Strengthen Communities

Find out how Wells Fargo is empowering individuals and small businesses in communities to become more self-sufficient and enjoy more income mobility.

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LIFT gave me the extra push to feel more confident in myself to be able to afford the house. Homeowner in L.A.

Want to speak to someone about the program?

Give us a call 1-866-858-21511-866-858-2151 Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time

For questions about working with Wells Fargo, email Lift@wellsfargo.com

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* Financials as of 10/09/2020

The amount of down payment assistance varies by market.

Combined income for all borrowers on the loan cannot exceed the program income limits.

Down payment assistance cannot be used to purchase bank-owned properties managed by Wells Fargo Premiere Asset Services.

Customers must complete an approved homebuyer education program prior to requesting down payment assistance funds.

The NeighborhoodLIFT® program is a collaboration between Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Wells Fargo Foundation, and NeighborWorks® America, an independent nonprofit organization.

The first mortgage can be financed by any NeighborhoodLIFT program-approved lender.

Employees of Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks America are not eligible to participate in the LIFT programs. This limitation also applies to an employee's immediate family, including spouses and dependent children, where the employee would have beneficial ownership of the property purchased using the assistance.