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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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

News and notes from NCFP's Friends of the Family network
Foundation: Essex County Community Foundation, Cricket Island Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

Governor Charlie Baker joined Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera, officials from Essex County Community Foundation (ECCF), and others to announce...more

Walton Family Foundation: Research Universities Catalyst to Economic Growth, on and off Campus ...
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

He will also work with universities and colleges, the business community and philanthropy to analyze resources that support the startup...more

20 NWA Artists Receive Grant from Artists 360
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The program is part of the Mid-America Arts Alliance which is supported by the Walton Family Foundation, according to the news release. The...more

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

The artists applied for, and received funding form Artists 360, a program created by the Mid-American Arts Alliance through funding from the...more

Spelman College Awarded $5.4 Million Grant from the Walton Family Foundation for Atlanta ...
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

"The Atlanta University Center has a rich history of excellence in the arts. ... Over the course of the Walton Family Foundation grant, the funding...more

Walton Foundation gives Spelman College $5.4 million for arts education
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

“This grant to Spelman College and the Atlanta University Center will encourage and support greater diversity within the Arts, expand inclusion...more

New Trails Coming: Winners Announced for Inaugural MTB Grants
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The grants, launched this year, represent the largest trail fund in the IMBA's 30-year history. And they provide matching dollars for services to...more

Walmart Foundation, Walton Family Foundation partner on $2.5 million initiative focusing on ...
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

The Arkansas Community Foundation will lead efforts for TRUE Northwest Arkansas, with the Walmart Foundation and Walton Family...more

Walton-backed, $2.5M program aims for inclusion in diversifying region
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

The Walmart and Walton Family foundations are kicking in millions of ... The $2.5 million includes a grant to the Arkansas Community Foundation...more

Fayetteville wants input on the Cultural Arts Corridor design
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Fayetteville wants input on the Cultural Arts Corridor design ... City Council members in June agreed to use the grant money to hire Nelson Byrd...more

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