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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

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

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