The Walton Family Foundation’s Latest Move to Boost Access to the Arts is Part of a Grand Plan

The Walton Family Foundation’s Latest Move to Boost Access to the Arts is Part of a Grand Plan

The creation of a new organization tasked with supporting Northwest Arkansas’ growing arts ecosystem represents the latest phase in Alice Walton and her family’s plans to make their home region into a cultural hotspot.

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Legacy: A Big Gift in Arkansas, With Rockefeller Wealth

Legacy: A Big Gift in Arkansas, With Rockefeller Wealth

Winthrop Rockefeller moved to Arkansas in 1953, and his philanthropic legacy continues to this day, most recently with a $100 million commitment to a University of Arkansas-based think tank from a trust he established at his death that’s now set to wind down.

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Grantmaking In the South Is Way Up. Can It Become the Region's “Passing Gear?”

Grantmaking In the South Is Way Up. Can It Become the Region's “Passing Gear?”

A recent report provides a big-picture view of the state of philanthropy in the American South. Where are grants going, and how effective are funders at addressing entrenched inequities in the region? 

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