Funding Opportunities

Deadline approaches for Walmart community grants

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Walmart is accepting applications for local community grants up to $5,000.

Local community grants are awarded through an open application process and provide funding directly from Walmart and Sam’s Club facilities to local organizations in the U.S. Eligible nonprofits must operate on the local level, or be an affiliate or chapter of a larger organization that operates locally, and directly benefit the service area of the facility from which they are requesting funding.

In addition to charitable organizations, government entities and k-12 public schools, charter schools, community/junior colleges, state/private colleges and church or faith-based organizations with a proposed project that benefits the community at large, such as food pantries, soup kitchens and clothing closets are eligible to apply.

The application deadline for the 2022 grant cycle is Dec. 31. Areas of funding include community and economic development, diversity and inclusion, education, environmental sustainability, health and human service, hunger relieve and healthy eating, public safety and quality of life.

All organizations applying for a Local Community grant must be CyberGrants FrontDoor verified prior to applying.

Last year, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation provided more than $1.5 billion in cash and in-kind to support programs that align with our philanthropic priorities.

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