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

Grant goes to nonprofit groups serving minorities
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

Northwest Arkansas is home to increasingly diverse groups of people, said Sarah Kinser, chief program officer for the Community...more

Walmart heirs promote charter schools among black community
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Walmart heirs promote charter schools among black community .... The foundation also points to $120,000 in grants it has given to the NAACP in...more

Fayetteville Asks Residents for Designs of Future Cultural Arts Corridor
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The project received a grant of nearly $1.8 million from the Walton Family Foundation last December and will seek final approval from the city...more

One More Reason Billionaires Might Want to Exit Education Philanthropy
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

October 30, 2018; Vox. The Gates Foundation, the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, and the Walton Family Foundation are just of a few on a long list...more

Walton Family Awards $2M In Grants For Tree Planting
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The Walton Family Foundation is awarding more than $2 million in grants, at the recommendation of Steuart Walton, to increase and...more

Spelman College Receives $5.4 Million Grant to Increase Diversity in the Arts
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Atlanta, Georgia's Spelman College has announced that it received a $5.4 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation to establish the...more

$5.4 Million Grant to Spelman College Will Amplify Art History and Curatorial Studies at Atlanta ...
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

A GRANT FROM THE WALTON FAMILY FOUNDATION positions Spelman ... The five-year, $5.4 million grant will inaugurate the Atlanta...more

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

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