Our Goal: Improve American K-12 education, especially in low-income communities, by investing in organizations and programs that empower parents to choose among high-performing schools and insert competition into public education.

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Our Goal: Achieve lasting conservation outcomes in ocean and river systems that benefit both people and wildlife by aligning economic and conservation interests.

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Our Goal: Create and sustain long-term economic development for residents and businesses in Northwest Arkansas and the Delta Region of Arkansas and Mississippi.

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Recent News

Walton Family Foundation Announces 2020 Plan for Home Region

Our new strategic plan for the Home Region includes an anticipated investment of more than $302 million dollars in Northwest Arkansas and the Arkansas and Mississippi Delta through 2020.

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Who We Are

The Walton Family Foundation is guided by Sam and Helen Walton's strong belief in the need for innovation and individual empowerment. In 2013, we made grants and program-related investments totaling more than $325 million. Learn more >>