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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Delta Partnership Designed to Prepare More Students for College

A nearly $500,000 grant to KIPP Delta will fund a two-year pilot program to help prepare traditional public school students throughout the Delta for college.

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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 >>