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Walmart Foundation Gives $750K to Fight Food Insecurity in Northwest Arkansas

Funds will be used to increase access to nutrition programs and create new approaches for food distribution over the next 18 months. read more >
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Walmart Foundation Pledges $1M to Humanitarian Aid in Gaza

The donation follows the Walmart Foundation’s $1 million investment in Magen David Adom, Israel's national emergency medical, disaster, ambulance and blood bank service. read more >
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Amazeum Receives $2M in Grants From Walmart

Part of the money will be used to build a new outdoor social gathering area. read more >
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Crystal Bridges Gets $7M From Walmart Foundation to Continue Free Admission

More than 10.8 million people have visited Crystal Bridges and the Momentary since the museum opened in 2011 thanks to Walmart’s initial investment in the free admission endowment. read more >

Winrock Chosen for Racial Equity Initiative

It will spend the next six months working with global nonprofit The Bridgespan Group to "strengthen our approach to advancing racial equity both internally and in our external work." read more >
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Walmart, Alice Walton Give $350K in Grants to Fight Food Insecurity

Funds for the Northwest Arkansas Farmers' Market Alliance's Double Your Dollars program will help provide low-income residents with vouchers for locally-grown food at participating farmers markets. read more >

Walmart Foundation Awards $2.5M for Community Wellness Hubs

The money will help parks and recreation agencies in 15 states. read more >
Education / Nonprofits

University of Arkansas’ IDEALS Institute Awarded $2M Grant by Walmart, Walton Foundations

The grant will be used to help five groups of nonprofits over the next two years. read more >

Walmart, Walton Foundations Award $1.3M in Diversity Grants

The Walmart Foundation and Walton Family Foundation are providing nearly $1.3 million, combined, to help 14 grantees implement individualized diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) plans as part of an initiative called TRUE Northwest Arkansas. read more >

Walmart Foundation Grants $3 Million to 4-H Nutrition Program

The Walmart Foundation has awarded a $3 million grant to the National 4-H Council for its 4-H Healthy Habitions nutritional education program. read more >
Kathleen McLaughlin, senior vice president of Wal-Mart's sustainability division, in 2014.
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Walmart, Walmart Foundation to Give $25M to Fight COVID-19

Walmart Inc. and the Walmart Foundation of Bentonville says it will give $25 million to support organizations responding to the global COVID-19 pandemic. read more >

Walmart Foundation Gives $5M for UA Student Success Center

The Walmart Foundation has awarded a $5 million grant to the University of Arkansas for its new Student Success Center. read more >
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Walmart to Award $1.12M in Grants Wednesday

Walmart will host a “Day of Giving” in Little Rock at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to award Walmart Foundation Arkansas State Giving grants totaling $1.12 million to 11 nonprofits. read more >
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Early Childhood Initiatives Center to Break Ground On $16.5M Facility

The Early Childhood Initiatives Center announced Tuesday that a groundbreaking ceremony for its new 45,000-SF, $16.5 million facility in Bentonville is planned for 11 a.m. on Oct. 19 at Hayfield on J Street, directly south of the Amazeum. read more >
Headquarters of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Bentonville
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Wal-Mart Plans 10K New Retail Jobs, $6.8B in US Spending

Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. The world's biggest retailer says its plans will also generate about 24,000 construction jobs, even as it opens fewer stores in the coming fiscal year. read more >
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Jones Center Gets $290K Walmart Foundation Grant

The Jones Center in Springdale gets a $290,000 Walmart Foundation grant to continue its programs and services. read more >
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Walmart Foundation Gives $750K to Northwest Arkansas Residency Program

The Walmart Foundation has given $750,000 to support the Northwest Arkansas Community Internal Medicine Residency Program. read more >
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Walmart Foundation Gives Rice Program $1M

The Walmart Foundation has given $1 million to a partnership led by Ducks Unlimited and USA Rice to help rice producers "increase sustainability and profitability," the waterfowl conservation nonprofit announced Friday. read more >
A rendering of the future Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital in Springdale.
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Dupps Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children’s Northwest

Kirk and Cynthia Dupps have donated $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children’s Northwest, which opens in 2018, the Arkansas Children's Hospital announced Monday. read more >
Arkansas Children's Hospital provided this photo of the site of its planned $100 million hospital in Springdale. The site, donated by the George family, is near Arvest Ballpark, the home field for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals
Health Care / Nonprofits

Wal-Mart, Walmart Foundation Give $8M to Arkansas Children’s Northwest

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and the Walmart Foundation are donating $8 million to Arkansas Children's Hospital's northwest Arkansas hospital, now under construction in Springdale. read more >