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

John Rex Charter School to expand by leasing new building
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The Charter School will use donations from local foundations and federal grants to renovate the center and purchase necessary furniture...more

By Identifying and Fostering Innovators, Schools Can Lift Students to Prosperity
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Romy Drucker, a deputy director for the K-12 Education Program at the Walton Family Foundation, shares a speech she has given at the National Charter Schools Conference in July 2019. Drucker's...more

Grants to Help Improve Gifted and Talented Identification Process in Arkansas
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The first grant, awarded by the Walton Family Foundation, is a two-year research project focused on improving the gifted and talented...more

Jen's Kitty Rehab, UAFS partner to count feral cats
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

Jen's Kitty Rehab has already reached out to the Doris Day Animal Foundation and Walton Family Foundation for potential grants. LuAnn Smith,...more

Artists 360 grants support 20 working, student artists
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The program contributes to the prosperity of the arts community in ... The following artists, organized by discipline, were awarded project...more

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

Twenty artists from Northwest Arkansas received grant funding in the latest round of awards from the Artists 360 program. The Mid-America...more

Experience Fayetteville gets grant to help NWA as a 'premier cycling destination'
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

... $2.3 million grant from Walton Family Foundation's personal philanthropy group to help boost Northwest Arkansas as a premier cycling...more

Grant to spur Fayetteville as cyclocross destination, tourism, panel hears
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The commission was awarded the grant last month from the foundation's Personal Philanthropy Group to host, produce and promote a series...more

Walton Family Backs Bond-Market Experiment for Charter Schools
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The fund, which received a $200 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation to start making loans, plans to issue about $110 million...more

George Family Foundation Announces $2.67 Million in Grants
Foundation: George Family Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

The Minneapolis-based George Family Foundation has announced grants totaling $2.675 million to sixteen organizations. Recipients include...more

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