Combining our philanthropy with technology expertiseto encourage
more philanthropy for those we care about


Investing in Fundraising Capacity Building

In 2014, the Wells Foundation created a world class peer-to-peer fundraising solution called Stride with the vision of increasing fundraising for local programs, create a community of fundraising best practices, and to support effective year-around outreach to engage participants, donors, and volunteers.

The Wells Foundation’s founders were motivated by their nephew dual diagnosed with Down syndrome and Autism. Since it’s inception, Stride utilized by our fundraising partners has raised over $33 million for advocacy, education and local programming.


Stride Features

Stride has the most features of any P2P fundraising solution available for charity fundraising events. Explore the many features that will help you engage your participants and increase your donations.

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Fundraising Partners

Today we partner with charities in 45 states to support their fundraising events. The Wells Foundation has a team of dedicated staff providing advice on the latest trends in philanthropy, peer-to-peer fundraising, engagement contests, social media strategies, and how to build high performance team captains.

Below are just a few of the nonprofits that we partner with to raise money for local programs.


Our Support Strategy

Stride Fundraising Solution

Social and product innovation is driven by our collective vision to better serve our community. Our fundraising partners are the driving force to innovate new fundraising ideas into Stride. Each year, the Wells Foundation makes a significant philanthropic investment to make our solution more engaging and effective.

Community Building

We achieve stronger results for our grantees by analyzing fundraising data to develop deeper insights and uncover trends. Understand the motivations behind your stakeholder’s actions helps drive fundraising strategies.

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Event Promotion

Raising money for your walk, rides, and other events depends on having an effective social media throughout the year. We lift up our fundraising partners in the philanthropic community. We also host national contest to drive engagement for your walk and provide rewards to your team captains.

Let’s Connect

Let’s connect and explore how our experience with technology innovations for fundraising can support your community. Click the button below and send us a message.

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