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Walmart Foundation Spark Good Local Grant Program

Walmart Foundation
Jul 15, 2024

The Walmart Community Grant Program provides grants to support the unique needs of local communities in the service areas of Walmart and Sam's Club stores.

Funding areas include:

  • Community and economic development
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Education
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Health and human services
  • Hunger relief and healthy eating
  • Public safety
  • Quality of life

Organizations must be described as one of the following:

  • Hold a current tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Are a recognized government entity: state, county, and city agency, including law enforcement or a fire department that is requesting funds exclusively for public purposes
  • Are a K-12 public or nonprofit private school, charter school, community/junior college, state/private college or university
  • Are a church or other faith-based organization with proposed projects that address and benefit the needs of the community at large

Non-charities, including organizations recognized as 501(c)(4)s, like homeowner's associations, civic leagues, or volunteer fire companies, are not eligible.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $5,000
Award floor: $250

Application process

All applicants must create a Spark Good account to begin the application process.

Organizations must also complete the Deed verification process prior to submitting an application.

Access to Deed verification and the online application are available through an applicant's Spark Good account.

Applications are accepted 3 times during the year, with the following deadlines:

  • July 15
  • October 15
  • December 15
Tagged as
Children and youth · Community and economic development · Community and faith-based initiatives · Environmental health · Families · Food security and nutrition · Health screening · Population health · Poverty · Public health · Racial and ethnic groups · Schools · Self-sufficiency · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.