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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Recent News from Walton Family Foundation

Who calls the shots on the Colorado River? | Writers on the Range
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The Colorado Conservation Water Board boosted demand management into a ... Without doubt, the foundation has supported the region's...more

Groups get $1.3M to boost diversity
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

It is a program of the Arkansas Community Foundation. The 14 organizations completed True's nine-month training program in 2019, participating...more

AJ Donors and Funders
Foundation: Aspen Community Foundation, Bohemian Foundation, General Service Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

Barbara Reese, via the Stargazer Advised Fund at Aspen Community Foundation Barbara Reid and David Hyman Curtis Robinson Jill Soffer, via...more

Grant opportunity available for NWA arts and culture nonprofits
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

CACHE (Creative Arkansas Community Hub & Exchange) is the regional arts service organization launched in August 2019 as a pillar of...more

Organization announces more grants for local arts organizations impacted by COVID-19
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Developing new sustainable and inclusive business models, staffing models, programs and strategies. Winding down programming and...more

Electronic monitoring grants will benefit Alaska fisheries
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

... grants were awarded through the Electronic Monitoring and Reporting Grant Program, a partnership of NFWF, NOAA, the Walton Family...more

8 Nonprofits Get $200K Grants From Walton Family Foundation
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Eight Little Rock nonprofits will receive $200,000 apiece from the Walton Family Foundation's inaugural Community Support Grant...more

Walton Family Foundation launches #SchoolsIN Campaign
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

It's a national campaign inviting families, students, and educators to share their creative, surprising, and life's all-too-real moments that happen...more

Turns out the richest Illinoisan is not Ken Griffin
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

... lists a Peace Corps stint, a White House fellowship and positions at McKinsey and JPMorgan Chase, where he was "head of global...more

4 Austin arts workers on how they push through a pandemic
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Some of the shows planned for UT's theater, dance and music training programs have been canceled — his group does not build the scenery for...more

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