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Alice Walton's Art Bridges Puts Art On Road 'For All'

by Jan Cottingham 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Art Bridges, the nonprofit founded by Alice Walton will partner with museums and other institutions throughout the United States to share works of American art.

Ross DeVol Joins Walton Fellows Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/11/2017 4:25 pm

The Walton Family Foundation announced Wednesday that Ross DeVol, former chief research officer at the Milken Institute of Santa Monica, California, will join its Walton Fellows Program.

Walton Family Gives $787K to Canopy Project in Benton County

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/5/2017 10:55 am

The Walton Family Foundation will provide grants totaling nearly $787,000 to six cities in Benton County to help increase and diversify the area's tree canopy.

Springdale Wins All-America City Award

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2017 11:59 am

Springdale on Tuesday announced that it has received the All-America City Award for helping young children achieve grade-level reading proficiency and early school success.

Walton Family Foundation Awards $454.4M in Grants in 2016

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/22/2017 10:52 am

The Walton Family Foundation awarded $454.4 million in grants for K-12 education and environmental programs, home region and special projects in 2016, according to the nonprofit’s annual report released on Monday.

Walton Foundation Contributes $750K to Delta Business Loans

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2017 10:09 am

The Walton Family Foundation says it is partnering with Southern Bancorp Community Partners to promote economic development in the Delta with a $750,000 investment.

Former Razorback Ryan Hale Shifts to New Career Planning Bike Trails

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/16/2017 12:00 am

After five-plus years as a program officer at the Walton Family Foundation, Ryan Hale has left to start his own consulting company.

Walton Family Foundation Gives Fort Worth Museum $20M

by Associated Press 1/3/2017 2:53 pm

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth has been awarded a $20 million endowment by the Walton Family Foundation.

Walton Family Foundation to Fund 3 More Design Projects

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/17/2016 10:30 am

The Walton Family Foundation announces three new projects for the Northwest Arkansas Design Excellence Program, which aims to improve the architectural quality of public buildings and spaces in Benton and Washington counties.

Bentonville Ready for Epic Biking Bonanza

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 12:00 am

Bikes, Blues & BBQ is an annual motorcycle festival in Fayetteville, but a much quieter bike summit is set to kick off in Bentonville on Thursday.

Walton Family Foundation Gives NWACC $2M for Springdale Campus

by Marty Cook 10/31/2016 4:12 pm

The Walton Family Foundation has donated $2 million to Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville to help fund the construction of the college’s Springdale campus.

Karen Minkel Cites Walton Foundation Work to Improve Delta, Northwest Arkansas

by Alexis Crowe 10/11/2016 4:13 pm

Karen Minkel highlighted the work the Walton Family Foundation is doing in the Delta and northwest Arkansas during a speech Tuesday at the Rotary Club of Little Rock.

$3M Gift To Provide Outdoor Space at Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2016 3:28 pm

The Walton Family Foundation has donated $3 million toward a 37-acre wellness campus, including an outdoor labyrinth and nature trail, at Arkansas Children's Northwest.

Helena Harbor Gets Back On Track

by Mark Friedman 7/18/2016 12:00 am

A dedication for Enviro Tech Chemical Co.’s $15 million plant at the Helena Harbor in 2015 attracted more than 300 people, including Gov. Asa Hutchinson. But behind the scenes, trouble loomed for the Phillips County harbor.

$2 Million For Financial Literacy (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/18/2016 12:00 am

When the Walton Family Foundation announced last week that it was giving $2 million to endow the nonprofit Economics Arkansas Foundation, we were thrilled.

Walton Family Foundation Gives $2M to Economics Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/14/2016 9:14 am

The Walton Family Foundation said Thursday that it awarded a $2 million lead donation to endow the Economics Arkansas Foundation, which aims to advance financial and economic literacy in Arkansas education.

Walton Family Foundation Gives $250M to Charters in Little Rock, 16 Other Cities

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/28/2016 11:16 am

The Walton Family Foundation on Tuesday announced it will give $250 million to charter schools in 17 cities, including Little Rock, as it aims to meet "growing demand for high-quality public school options."

Walton Foundation Hires Kyle Peterson As Director

by Associated Press 6/15/2016 6:46 am

The Walton Family Foundation has hired a new executive director to lead the philanthropic organization. Kyle Peterson will start this fall.

Walton Family Foundation Gives $10M to Wilmerding Fund

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2016 12:00 am

The Walton Family Foundation donated a $10 million grant to the National Gallery of Art to establish the John Wilmerding Fund for Education in American Art.

Susan Harriman To Lead ForwARd Arkansas (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2016 12:00 am

Susan Bonesteel Harriman has been named executive director of ForwARd Arkansas, a partnership of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, Walton Family Foundation and Arkansas Board of Education that aims to improve public education in Arkansas.

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