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Walton Family Foundation Surpasses $300 Million
in Startup Investments

Startup Grant Facts

  • The foundation has supported the creation of 1,437 schools since 1997.
  • Future investments are focused in the foundation’s 16 investment sites.
  • Los Angeles tops regional investments, with 135 schools supported since 1998.
  • Read the news release.

In The News

Expands Parental Choice through New, High-Quality Charter Schools

Since 1997, the Walton Family Foundation has invested more than $300 million to support the startup of 1,437 public charter schools across the country. The foundation is the largest private supporter of charter school startups in the country and invests in startups as part of its goal to help empower families with more quality school options of all types – traditional public, private or public charter.