Walton Family Foundation, Inc. (AR)

The Walton Family Foundation was established in 1962 by Sam and Helen Walton. One of their goals was to increase opportunity and improve the lives of others along the way.

Their guiding principle - to benefit the deserving people and inspiring projects around the world - derives the philanthropic mission of the Walton Family Foundation.

Today, the foundation is focused on sustaining the Walton's timeless small-town values and their deep commitment to making life better for individuals and communities.

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Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/waltonfamilyfoundation

Twitter - @waltonfamilyfdn


$1,382,097,632 - 2006-12-31


$378,433,411 - 2009-12-31

Foundation Grants and Resources


Recent News from Walton Family Foundation

Walton group: '16 grants tallied $454.4M
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The Walton Family Foundation awarded $454.4 million in grants in 2016, according to an annual report released by the nonprofit earlier this...more

Walton Family Foundation Awards $454.4M in Grants in 2016
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The Walton Family Foundation awarded $454.4 million in grants for K-12 education and environmental programs, regional and special projects...more

What a New Report Says About Charter School Funding
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Earlier this year, Inside Philanthropy spoke with Bruno Manno, Walton's ... expanded educational options, the philanthropic partnership came together ... And, more broadly, philanthropy's role in...more

Themes at Roundtable's National Forum on K-12 Philanthropy
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The collaborative theme continued on the forum's second day as the morning plenary session examined long-term philanthropic investments...more

Bradley Foundation Bankrolls Attacks on Unions
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

It is funding the Freedom Foundation in Washington State to "defund Big Labor" because "Washington State's liberal labor laws have long allowed it...more

Who is the Walton Family Foundation Funding?
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

It is very instructive to scan the long list of organizations that are funded by the Walton Family Foundation. Some will surprise you. Some will...more

Great Public Schools Now announces $1.5 million in grants to expand 2 South LA schools
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Great Public Schools Now will give $1.5 million in grants to LA Unified to expand enrollment at a magnet high school and a pilot high school, both...more

Grimmway Schools awarded $900000 in grant money for new Shafter campus
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The money comes from the Public Charter Schools Grant Program and Walton Family Foundation. It will help pay for furniture, equipment,...more

An Insider's Guide to the CEP Conference
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Johnson Foundation , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

Tags: 2017 Conference, CEP conference, leading effective foundations · Phil Buchanan · Previous post Influencing Philanthropic Practice...more

Atlanta School Turnaround Gets A Big Boost With $2.1 Million Grant From Walton Family Foundation
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Atlanta Public Schools' turnaround efforts have received a $2.1 million boost from the Walton Family Foundation. The gift, announced by...more

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