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.


Web Address

www.waltonfamilyfoundation.org

Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/waltonfamilyfoundation

Twitter - @waltonfamilyfdn

Assets

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


Giving

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


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Walton Family Foundation


From Buffett to Bloomberg: The 25 Philanthropists In America Making The Biggest Donations
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Nike , Robertson Foundation , Walton Family Foundation, Open Society Foundations

In recent years, some of the world's richest have increased their giving, but many are bulking up their foundations rather than making grants...more

Locals may weigh in on Cultural Arts Corridor
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Locals may weigh in on Cultural Arts Corridor ... Walton Arts Center; TheatreSquared's new performing arts venue; Community Creative Center; Fayetteville Public ... “The plan for this...more

Joey Womack's Superpower Helps Solve Problems In Black Startup Communities With Amplify 4 ...
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Joey Womack says his life's purpose is to equalize socio-economic ... into The Hive Global Leader Program in San Francisco for social...more

GUEST COMMENTARY: Master plan vital for future of arts corridor, Dickson Street
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The Walton Family Foundation's Design Excellence Program has given the city of ... The design of the cultural arts corridor is well underway. ... and art maker space, and it is already a vital part...more

John Rex Charter School to expand by leasing new building
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The Charter School will use donations from local foundations and federal grants to renovate the center and purchase necessary furniture...more

By Identifying and Fostering Innovators, Schools Can Lift Students to Prosperity
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Romy Drucker, a deputy director for the K-12 Education Program at the Walton Family Foundation, shares a speech she has given at the National Charter Schools Conference in July 2019. Drucker's...more

Grants to Help Improve Gifted and Talented Identification Process in Arkansas
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The first grant, awarded by the Walton Family Foundation, is a two-year research project focused on improving the gifted and talented...more

Jen's Kitty Rehab, UAFS partner to count feral cats
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Jen's Kitty Rehab has already reached out to the Doris Day Animal Foundation and Walton Family Foundation for potential grants. LuAnn Smith,...more

Artists 360 grants support 20 working, student artists
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The program contributes to the prosperity of the arts community in ... The following artists, organized by discipline, were awarded project...more

Local artists receive grants through Artists 360 program
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Twenty artists from Northwest Arkansas received grant funding in the latest round of awards from the Artists 360 program. The Mid-America...more



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