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 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

New bike trails for Hobbs, Mt. Nebo, Pinnacle, Devil's Den state parks
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The Walton Foundation provided a $2 million grant for the trail at Hobbs State Park, which is outside Rogers. Hufft Architects of Bentonville...more

Arkansas to open 'Monument Trails,' a collection of destination mountain biking trails
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The foundation is funded through private donations and grants. A $2 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation supported the development...more

U of A Institute to Launch Statewide
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

The IDEALS Institute will serve the U of A campus and partner with government agencies, community groups, philanthropic organizations,...more

Walton grant supports nature center
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

SPRINGDALE — The Walton Family Foundation on Friday announced a $980,000 grant to help build the Northwest Arkansas Nature and...more

Media Advisory: Walton Family Foundation's Ross DeVol to Participate in Panel on Cities and ...
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The Walton Family Foundation announced today that Ross DeVol, a Walton ... In 2017, the foundation awarded more than $535 million in grants...more

Secretive 'harbor master' steers Colorado River campaign
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

When asked who funds his project, Tucker listed five foundations. Those foundations' grant databases showed that his campaign has received at...more

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Social Enterprise Wins Start-up of the Year Award with $10,000 Prize

Social Enterprise Wins Start-up of the Year Award with $10,000 Prize

Bettr Barista Coffee Academy, a social enterprise that adopts a whole-person approach devoted towards enriching the lives of disadvantaged women and at-risk youth, bagged the President’s Challenge Social Enterprise Start-up of the Year award with a trophy and $10,000 prize money.

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