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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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Recent News from Walton Family Foundation

Housing trust funds a viable, but often unused, way to address affordability in Northwest ...
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

A housing trust fund would provide grants developers could use to lower construction costs, and those savings are passed on to...more

Artists 360 program returns for sixth year, applications open May 1 - Fayetteville Flyer
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The Mid-America Arts Alliance program is made possible from support by the Walton Family Foundation. Its aim is to identify and elevate...more

Walton Family Foundation Launches Pilot Project, The Connection Hub
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

“Many Arkansas nonprofits have limited resources. Which means they can't secure federal funding and support,” said Caryl M. Stern, executive...more

PNC Bank and Walton Family Foundation Contribute $100 Million for Public Charter Schools
Foundation: Greater Washington Community Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

Prest has been writing about major gifts, grant making, and executive moves for The Chronicle since...more

U of A's RefleXions Music Series Fall 2022 'Tertulia' Events Continue This Week
Foundation: Changemakers, Walton Family Foundation

Thanks to an Artists 360 Community Activator Grant, a program of the Mid-America Arts Alliance supported by the Walton Family...more

Music Faculty Receive 2022 Artists 360 Awards | University of Arkansas
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Artists 360, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance, made possible through the support of the Walton Family Foundation, provides grant funding...more

Creative Writing and Translation Alumni and Graduate Student Receive Artists 360 Awards
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Artists 360, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance, made possible through the support of the Walton Family Foundation provides grant funding...more

Senate Ag's Schultz launches climate-smart, regenerative ag group | TheFencePost.com
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation, Walton Family Foundation, Simons Foundation

“PACT is launching an ambitious agenda focused on three key drivers of change – policy, markets and innovation – to help support the farmers,...more

Refuge And Connection - The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

A new art program will offer "refuge" to LGTBQIA+ students in Northwest ... For the Fenix Youth Refuge Experience After School Arts...more

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