Home Region


The Home Region Program's mission is to honor the Walton family’s special and ongoing commitment to Northwest Arkansas where they launched an iconic American business success story by creating and sustaining long-term economic development for residents and businesses in the area; and, to enhance the educational and economic development opportunities in the Arkansas and Mississippi Delta Region.

Through the years, both the Walton family and the foundation have played leadership roles in these areas by addressing key issues and leveraging important opportunities impacting education, economic development and quality of life. These past investments have demonstrated a strong commitment to the home region, and it continues to be a focus area of extraordinary interest and importance to the foundation. Through the year 2020, the foundation anticipates investing more than $302 million in the Home Region.

Initiatives in the Home Region are primarily focused on two geographies:

Our Home Region Grantees

Our Home Region Staff

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