Organizations looking to better their community are eligible to apply for Walmart Community Grants funded through the Walmart Foundation.
Grant awards range from $250 to $5,000, and each organization is eligible to submit up to 25 applications. Eligible organizations include 501(c)(3) nonprofits (excluding nationally sponsored organizations), a government entity, educational institution and church or other faith-based organization.
Walmart Community Grants Focus Areas
Applicants are encouraged to focus their efforts on eight areas of community engagement, development and enrichment:
#1 Hunger Relief and Healthy Eating: Providing charitable meals or snacks for low-income individuals and families.
#2 Health and Human Service: Providing medical screening, treatment, social services or shelters for low-income individuals and families.
#3 Quality of Life: Improving access to recreation, arts or cultural experiences for low-income individuals and families.
#4 Education: Providing after school enrichment, tutoring or vocational training for low-income individuals and families.
#5 Community and Economic Development: Improving local communities for the benefit of low-income individuals and families.
#6 Diversity and Inclusion: Fostering the building of relationships and understanding among diverse groups.
#7 Public Safety: Supporting public safety programs through training programs or new equipment.
#8 Environmental Sustainability: Preventing waste, increasing recycling or supporting other programs that work to improve the environment.
Applications are due Dec. 31, 2018.
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