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


Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/waltonfamilyfoundation

Twitter - @waltonfamilyfdn


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


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

Foundation Grants and Resources


Recent News from Walton Family Foundation

How education philanthropy is beginning to respond to the coronavirus
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Stuart Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

(Grantmakers for Education has compiled a lengthy list of philanthropic responses to COVID-19.) The Broad Foundation says that it has issued grants...more

$20M Walton Family Foundation grant to help complete Delta Heritage Trail in east Arkansas
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

A $20 million matching grant from the Walton Family Foundation will help Arkansas complete the Delta Heritage Trail over the next five years,...more

Walton Family Foundation gives $20 million to complete 84-mile trail in Arkansas Delta
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

30) the Walton Family Foundation awarded Arkansas State Parks with a $20 million matching grant to complete the Delta Heritage Trail over the...more

$20M grant from Walton Foundation aims to complete 84.5-mile bike trail in southeast Arkansas
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Asa Hutchinson, the Walton Family Foundation will issue a $20 million matching grant complete the 84.5-mile biking and pedestrian trail in...more

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

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Vancouver-based social enterprise, The Plastic Bank, announced it has created “the world’s first 3D printed item from entirely recycled ocean plastic,” according to co-founder Shaun Frankson.

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