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


Institute for Nonprofit News Raised Record $12M in 2021 - Subscription Insider
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, Walton Family Foundation, Schwab Charitable

The Institute for Nonprofit News and partners raised a record $12M to support NewsMatch 2021, including $6M in seed money for 2022 &...more

Do-it-yourself education is on the rise - The Boston Globe
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The number of homeschooled children is growing. Will that inspire innovations in traditional schools — or undermine their communal...more

Donations improve how kids learn amid ongoing COVID concerns | Business | kdhnews.com
Foundation: Carnegie Corporation of New York, Walton Family Foundation

The philanthropic contributions are tiny compared with the $122 ... high school in Philadelphia as an example of how philanthropy can...more

Three from Arkansas added to St. Louis Fed community development advisory panel - Talk ...
Foundation: Community Foundation of Louisville, Walton Family Foundation

Trisha Finnegan, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Community Foundation of Louisville in Louisville, Ky.;; Rory Thomas, president...more

Grants to help study food market options - The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Grants to help study food market options ... with a long list of related organizations and receives funding through the Walton Family...more

School of Art Faculty and Graduate Students Receive Artists 360 Artist Awards - UARK News
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The Artists 360, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance, has announced the 2021 artists receiving project and student grant...more

Walmart Foundation and Walton Family Foundation Renew Commitment to Diversity, Equity ...
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

As part of the program, the nonprofits will receive funds for technical assistance from Arkansas Community Foundation to support...more

Walton Family Foundation, Walmart Foundation providing over $4 million in grants for DEI ... - KNWA
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

... IDEALS Institute at the University of Arkansas and Arkansas Community Foundation to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the...more

Alliance selects 25 people for Artists 360 program in Northwest Arkansas
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The program combines grant making and professional development to strengthen the careers of artists of all disciplines, according to an...more

A Delta vision - The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Walton Family Foundation grants are targeted and net positive results more often than ... "Robert's background as a proven leader in community...more



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