The Walmart Foundation's philanthropic approach is rooted in the company's mission to create opportunity, so people can live better. Through the philanthropic investments of Walmart.org, the Foundation strives to systematically address some of the biggest economic, environmental, and social challenges faced in the world today. The Walmart Foundation works closely with their grantees to address large scale environmental and social challenges in these priority areas:
The Walmart Foundation accepts unsolicited letters of inquiry for the following programs:
The Walmart Foundation accepts open applications for the following programs:
The Walmart Foundation currently has a request for proposals for:
Together, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation generally provide more than $1 billion in cash and in-kind to support programs that align with their philanthropic priorities.
To help meet the critical needs resulting from the global COVID-19 pandemic, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation committed $35 million to support organizations on the front lines responding to the outbreak.
For additional information on any of Walmart Foundation's grant programs, please review the individual program guidance for your program of interest.
At the local level, Sam's Club facilities are encouraged to support nonprofits or other causes important to their community, provided they fall within one of the Walmart Foundation's focus areas: Opportunity, Sustainability and Community. Other local areas of focus may include Education and Youth Success.
Eligibility varies based on program area:
Letters of interest for Healthier Food for All are accepted at any time. Applications for Local Community Grants will be accepted from February 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021. The Northwest Arkansas Grant deadline was April 2, 2021 or June 11, 2021 depending on the project focus. Center for Racial Equity applications are due July 25, 2021.
Individual awards vary by program.