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

Mind Trust lands $3.75M in grants to launch, support local schools
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation, Lilly Endowment

The grant from the Arnold foundation will also fund The Mind Trust's “school supports strategy,” which helps executives, school leaders and...more

McKnight Awards $16.1 Million in Q2 Grants
Foundation: Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

The McKnight Foundation in St. Paul has announced second-quarter grants totaling $16.1 million. The second-quarter total include $1.1...more

Latino-based theater organizations pursue growth, grant funding
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Latino-based theater organizations pursue growth, grant funding ... gaining nonprofit status and applying for grants with the Walton Family...more

Walton Family Foundation grants for '17: $535.5 million
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art: $1.3 million. Arkansas Community Foundation: $1.2 million. Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation:...more

Local nonprofits receive $5 million in Walton grants since 2016
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Those funds came from more than $100 million in grants from the Walton Foundation, which announced Tuesday morning (June 19) those...more

Walton Family Foundation has awarded $6.2 billion in grants in 30 years
Foundation: Arkansas Community Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

The Walton Family Foundation began 30 years ago and has given $6.2 billion in grants to a wide variety of groups in Arkansas and around the...more

Innovation School Lands Walton Foundation Grant
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The Arkansas-based Walton Family Foundation has awarded a $325,000 grant to the Edison School of the Arts in Indianapolis. The school says it...more

A Firm Foundation for Charters
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Feature from Spring 2018 issue of Philanthropy magazine. By Ashley May. Like this on facebook · Tweet this article · Email this article · Print This. Since Minnesota first created them in 1991,...more

Guess Who's Betting on Impact Investing to Boost the Charter School Movement?
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Philanthropic impact investing offers a way to address this challenge and we've seen several other initiative in this area, most notably the Turner-Agassi Charter School Facilities Fund, which...more

Matching grants open for sustainable groundfish projects
Foundation: Moore Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

The New England groundish fishery is one of the priority targets of a new grants program by the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation to promote innovation in sustainable fisheries through...more

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