Walmart Foundation: Community Grant Program

Walmart Foundation


Grant amount: US $250 - US $5,000

Deadline: Dec 31, 2018

Applicant type: Government Entity Nonprofit College / University

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

NOTE: Applications may be submitted at any time during this funding cycle. Please note that applications will only remain active in our system for 90 days, and at the end of this period they will be automatically rejected.

Walmart believes in operating globally and giving back locally – creating impact in the neighborhoods where we live and work.

Through the Community Grant Program, our associates are proud to support the needs of their communities by providing grants to local organizations. 

Areas of Funding

There are 8 areas of funding for which an organization can apply. Please review the areas listed below to ensure your organization’s goals fall within one of these areas.

  • Hunger relief and healthy eating: Providing Federal or charitable meals/snacks for low income individuals and families in the United States
  • Health and human service: Providing medical screening, treatment, social services, or shelters for low income individuals and families in the United States
  • Quality of life: Improving access to recreation, arts or cultural experiences for low income individuals and families in the United States
  • Education: Providing afterschool enrichment, tutoring or vocational training for low income individuals and families in the United States
  • Community and economic development: Improving local communities for the benefit of low income individuals and families in the United States
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Fostering the building of relationships and understand among diverse groups in the United States
  • Public Safety: Supporting public safety programs through training programs or equipment in the United States
  • Environmental sustainability: Preventing waste, increasing recycling or supporting other programs that work to improve the environment in the United States

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Eligible nonprofit organizations must operate within the service area of the facility from which they are requesting funding.
    • Your organization and proposed program must directly benefit the communities within the service area of the facility to which you plan to apply.
  • Organizations applying must meet one of the following criteria:
    • An organization holding a current tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3), (4), (6) or (19) of the Internal Revenue Code.
    • A recognized government entity: state, county, or city agency, including law enforcement or fire departments, that are requesting funds exclusively for public purposes;
    • A K-12 public or private school, charter school, community/junior college, state/private college or university; or
    • A church or other faith-based organization with a proposed project that benefits the community at large.

Ineligibility:

  • Excluding nationally sponsored organizations: American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, Children’s Miracle Network and United Way


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