Working together to spark change
Helping people live better one community at a time
Committed to Making a Difference in Racial Equity
Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have committed $100M over 5 years through the Center for Racial Equity

Who We Are

Together, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation generally provide more than $1 billion in cash and in-kind to support programs that align with our philanthropic priorities. We focus on areas where we can do the most good - combining the unique strengths of the business alongside our philanthropy. Our ability to draw on Walmart business strengths, providing more than just funding, helps our philanthropy to deliver greater societal impact. Today,, through the combined philanthropic efforts of both Walmart and the Walmart Foundation, creates opportunities for people to live better every day.

Our Work

We focus our philanthropic support across these areas keeping diversity, equity and inclusion at the heart of our philanthrophy.

  • Creating Opportunity
    Retail is a powerful engine for economic opportunity – it’s true for Walmart associates, for the retail industry and in adjacent sectors as well. Our goal is to increase inclusive opportunity throughout retail and related sectors, as well as in technology, so that people can help build a better life for themselves and their families.
  • Advancing Sustainability
    Walmart aims to enhance sustainability of supply chains through promotion of and support for social and environmental sustainability efforts.
  • Strengthening Community
    Walmart’s approximately 2.2 million associates live and work in local communities around the world. Strong, vibrant towns and cities that provide convenient access to healthier food, stable jobs and support in times of disasters are essential to building strong local economies. Over the years, Walmart has been intentional about leveraging our strengths, associates and other resources to build resiliency in communities.
  • Center for Racial Equity
    As part of Walmart’s larger efforts to address the drivers of systemic racism in society and accelerate change, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation committed $100 million over five years through's Center for Racial Equity. The center’s initiatives will fund research, advocacy, innovation of practices and tools, stakeholder…

Our Impact

Learn more about our grantees and the lives we’re changing together
  • Reflecting on Our Journey To Accelerate Racial Equity
    On June 5, 2020, I sat at my desk and watched as Doug McMillon made a commitment to use Walmart’s sc...
  • American Heart Association, Walmart Foundation strengthen...
    12 minority and/or women-led organizations receive funding from the American Heart Association’s Ber...
  • Asian-American Business Leaders Fund Effort to Fight Disc...
    Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have joined others in pledging support for the mission of The Asi...
  • >$1.4B
    In FY2020, Walmart donated more than $1.4 billion globally.
  • 630,000
    More than 56,000 associates in the U.S. volunteered more than 630,000 hours in FY2020.
  • 585M
    In FY2020, Walmart donated 585 million pounds of food in the U.S. alone.