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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Facebook - www.facebook.com/waltonfamilyfoundation

Twitter - @waltonfamilyfdn


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


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

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Recent News from Walton Family Foundation

Innovation School Lands Walton Foundation Grant
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The Arkansas-based Walton Family Foundation has awarded a $325,000 grant to the Edison School of the Arts in Indianapolis. The school says it...more

A Firm Foundation for Charters
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Feature from Spring 2018 issue of Philanthropy magazine. By Ashley May. Like this on facebook · Tweet this article · Email this article · Print This. Since Minnesota first created them in 1991,...more

Guess Who's Betting on Impact Investing to Boost the Charter School Movement?
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Philanthropic impact investing offers a way to address this challenge and we've seen several other initiative in this area, most notably the Turner-Agassi Charter School Facilities Fund, which...more

Matching grants open for sustainable groundfish projects
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

The New England groundish fishery is one of the priority targets of a new grants program by the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation to promote innovation in sustainable fisheries through...more

Pilot program to provide Northwest Arkansas artists funding, exposure
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The partnership between the Mid-America Arts Alliance and the Walton Family Foundation will provide grants to practicing artists in Northwest Arkansas. ... BENTONVILLE -- A pilot program will seek to...more

On the Same Page: An Early Childhood Education Collaborative With Some Big Backers
Foundation: Stranahan Foundation, Kresge Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

Trust for Learning's wise words of warning come at a time of growing philanthropic investment in early childhood learning. ... The Walton Family Foundation is another big name in education...more

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Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

See more ideas about Philanthropy ideas, Fundraisers and Delta zeta. Ideas from the Walton Family Foundation. excellence Rebounding From Philanthropic Failure Philanthropy. G r e e k L if. Results 1...more

Public street art coming to School Avenue in downtown Fayetteville
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The project serves as part of a $100,000 Our Town grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in 2013. The grant went toward an ... The event celebrates the intersection of art, music and nature...more

Pittsburgh Arts Advocates Make Their Funding Case At The Capitol
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

“There's always bipartisan support -- whether it's local at the state level or at the federal level -- for the arts,” he said. “We feel like we can count on that. People see the value of the...more

Arkansas law lessens costs of concurrent classes for some
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The college regularly charges $75 per credit hour to in-district students -- those living in Bentonville and Rogers school districts -- and $122.50 to out-of-district students, but grants a 60...more

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