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Recent Stories
Kim Davis January 15, 2020
By creating opportunity for youth, a region’s potential grows.
Lori Armistead December 30, 2019
All students deserve an education that can lift them toward opportunity. It's my job to help that happen.
Sheldon Alberts December 19, 2019
Higher Purpose Co. trains and mentors underserved and underestimated entrepreneurs.
Ruben Morris December 16, 2019
At Build UP in Birmingham, Alabama, students earn a diploma, a degree and the deed to properties they helped renovate.
Heather D’Agnes December 12, 2019
In West Papua, fishing villages are helping ensure the long-term health of a resource critical to their survival.
Our Work
It's not what you gather in life, but what you scatter in life, that tells the kind of life you have lived.
Helen Walton's favorite saying
March 23, 2018
We are a family-led foundation that tackles tough social and environmental problems with urgency and a long-term approach. Join our team.
March 23, 2018
Our steady approach to grantmaking focuses on making an impact to improve lives today that lasts to benefit future generations.