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Alice L. Walton Foundation pledges $1.28 million to UAMS for NWA school nutrition programs

The UAMS school nutrition program will work with six school districts in Northwest Arkansas – beginning with Bentonville and Springdale in 2020 – to implement a comprehensive nutrition program. - Talk Business & Politics

May. 20, 2020

Getty Medal Goes to Alice Walton, Martin Puryear, Kwame Anthony Appiah

Philanthropist Alice Walton, artist Martin Puryear, and scholar Kwame Anthony Appiah are to receive the 2020 Getty Medal, the J. Paul Getty Trust’s highest honor, recognizing contributions to the arts and humanities.

Feb. 26, 2020

Alice Walton announces new Whole Health Institute, Chopra Medical Library

A new health institute aims to redefine the healthcare system across the nation. - KNWA-TV.

Jan. 15, 2020

American Alliance of Museums Leads National Diversity Initiative

The project will be supported by $4 million in grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Alice L. Walton Foundation and the Ford Foundation. - The New York Times.

Jan. 16, 2019

$4 Million Grant Will Promote Board Diversity at Museums

The Ford, Andrew W. Mellon, and Alice L. Walton foundations joined forces to award the grant. - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Jan. 15, 2019

These global leaders in government and business are meeting in Miami. All are women.

The conference honored Alice Walton, arts patron and scion of the Walmart founder, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Nobel Laureate and former president of Liberia. - Miami Herald

Oct. 26, 2018

2018 Hall of Fame Inductees & Women Who Make a Difference

The International Women’s Forum & Leadership Foundation inducted Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Alice Walton into the International Hall of Fame.

Oct. 04, 2018

Walton Family Foundation Launches Two New Non-profit Lending Funds

Through the Building Equity Initiative, there is now a large network of real estate experts, lenders, financiers, technical assistance providers and more resources available to help public charter schools when financing and securing facilities.

Apr. 09, 2018

Nonprofit, Art Bridges, Formed to Provide Access to American Art

“Outstanding artworks are in museum vaults and private collections; let’s make that art available to everyone, and provide a way to experience these cultural treasures," said Alice Walton. - AY Magazine

Oct. 27, 2017

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