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

www.waltonfamilyfoundation.org

Social Media Links

Facebook - www.facebook.com/waltonfamilyfoundation

Twitter - @waltonfamilyfdn

Assets

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


Giving

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


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Walton Family Foundation


Murals worth the money, Northwest Arkansas officials say
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Grant money is spread throughout the region. .... on the old Ice House building at 500 S. Arkansas St. A $30,000 foundation grant paid for the...more

Effort aims to include, engage Northwest Arkansas' minorities
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation

The $2.5 million includes a grant to the Arkansas Community Foundation to oversee the project and create training curriculum as well as...more

Mountain bike trail opens previously inaccessible areas of Mount Nebo State Park
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

A $519,000 Walton Family Foundation grant supported the construction of the first phase of the trail at Mount Nebo. Rock Solid Trail...more

Fundraising campaign seeks to expand Kessler Mountain trails
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

A grant from the Walton Family Foundation made the purchase possible, ... The money will be used as seed money to apply for grants to support...more

EDITORIAL: The giving mood

The generosity of Arkansans is another reason it is such a wonderful if small state. People from all walks of life willingly share their time, talent...more

NewSchools Venture Fund Announces Funding to Diversify the PreK-12 Teaching Profession
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

NewSchools Venture Fund Announces Funding to Diversify the PreK-12 ... More about the Walton Family Foundation's grants to educators can...more

How Teach for America Evolved Into an Arm of the Charter School Movement
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

She said that current grants to Teach For America from the Walton Foundation and other organizations don't favor charter schools over...more

Study rankings underscore economic strategy in Grand Forks area
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Ross DeVol, lead researcher in the study by philanthropic organization, the Walton Family Foundation, said the purpose of the study was to...more

Helena-West Helena using $50K grant to help catch criminals
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The city received several grants to pay for police body cameras, police ... A $50,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation will go towards...more

Opinion: Education donors ought to give attention, money to rural Georgia
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Philanthropic funders spend $453 per person in metro Atlanta, compared to $329 per ... It's time education philanthropy looks outside of major...more



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