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Spelman College Announces $250M Comprehensive Campaign Supporting Scholarships, Endowed Professorships and Innovative Programs

The Atlanta-based liberal arts powerhouse dedicated to the education and empowerment of women of African descent has received gifts from many funders, including the Alice L. Walton Foundation.

Mar. 13, 2021

Alice Walton’s Whole Health Institute will build a new medical school in Bentonville

The independent, nonprofit medical school will be a standalone sister organization of Whole Health Institute, a Bentonville nonprofit created to make a transformative approach to health and well-being available to everyone. - Talk Business and Politics

Mar. 04, 2021

Alice Walton's Holistic Dream Set to Rise in Bentonville

Vision for Whole Health Institute looks to inspire and provide a transformative approach to affordable health care. The 75,000 square foot building is expected to break ground in April 2021 and focus on holistic health.
- Arkansas Business (subscription required)

Feb. 01, 2021

Alice Walton to launch health care system

Now the developer of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton is preparing to flex her muscles in the healthcare arena.
- The Joplin Globe

Jan. 03, 2021

Whole Health Institute Breaking Ground On New Facility In Spring 2021

The Whole Health Institute will launch construction on a new facility in Bentonville in the upcoming year. The new facility will be located on the grounds of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, a partner organization to the Whole Health Institute.
- Arkansas Money and Politics

Dec. 14, 2020

Grantors Back Endeavors Benefiting Communities of Color

Two new efforts, one aimed at raising the profile of Black-founded nonprofits and the other geared toward supporting Asian, Black, Indigenous and Latinx arts organizations, have received pledges of support from a variety of partners and supporters, including the Alice L. Walton Foundation.
- The Nonprofit Times

Oct. 12, 2020

UCA announces $3 million gift from Alice L. Walton Foundation

The gift will allow the University of Central Arkansas to expand its arts programming and foster collaborative partnerships across multiple academic disciplines — visual arts, film, theatre, and music. The $3 million Alice L. Walton Foundation gift is the second largest in school history.
- Talk Business & Politics

Oct. 09, 2020

Art Bridges CEO on Backing Museums in a Pandemic and Beyond

He and his team created the $5 million Bridge Ahead initiative to help regional and metropolitan partner institutions stay connected to their communities and plan for safe reopenings.
- Inside Philanthropy

Aug. 25, 2020

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

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