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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Recent News from Walton Family Foundation


20 schools selected to participate in first LeARner Collective cohort
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

School teams will receive tailored support as they develop creative, equitable and student-centered solutions that improve conditions for...more

Role of Strategic Philanthropy in Building Multi-Generational Wealth
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates may be the world's richest couple with a combined net worth of $35 billion, but they're far from the only billionaires with deep pockets. A Forbes list of the world's...more

Mississippi River mayors rally for a compact to protect the waterway - MinnPost
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

From Other Nonprofit Media showcases select work from other nonprofit news sites around the nation. ... management: an attempted compact in the...more

Then &Amp; Now: Minkel on a Mission to Fund Creative Thinkers
Foundation: Kellogg Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

Karen Minkel's job is "to connect our highly rated proposals to donors who are as excited about them as we are," she tells the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal. Minkel is the philanthropy...more

Robert Bruce Burns
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The largest single donation in US history is going to a small town in central Arkansas. The Walton Family Foundation has announced that it will give $50 million over the next five years to...more

Housing trust funds a viable, but often unused, way to address affordability in Northwest ...
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

A housing trust fund would provide grants developers could use to lower construction costs, and those savings are passed on to...more

Artists 360 program returns for sixth year, applications open May 1 - Fayetteville Flyer
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

The Mid-America Arts Alliance program is made possible from support by the Walton Family Foundation. Its aim is to identify and elevate...more

Walton Family Foundation Launches Pilot Project, The Connection Hub
Foundation: Walton Family Foundation

“Many Arkansas nonprofits have limited resources. Which means they can't secure federal funding and support,” said Caryl M. Stern, executive...more



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