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Walmart Foundation to invest over USD 3.5 million to strengthen Farmer Producer Organizations in Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal
Walmart Foundation today announced three new grants in the states of Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal with the aim to empower smallholder farmers through the Farmer Producer Organization (FPO) framework. This includes grants of USD 1.7 million to ACCESS Development Services for economic empowerment and income enhancement of farmers in Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal, USD 1.09 million to SRIJAN to improve the lives of small and marginal farmers and promote women as rural entrepreneurs, and USD 1.1 million to Action for Social Advancement (ASA) to enhance the livelihoods of smallholder farmers, both in Madhya Pradesh. These projects are anticipated to reach 39 FPOs and over 60,000 smallholder farmers.
The Walmart Foundation Awards a $600,000 Grant to Boys & Girls Clubs of America in Support of Food Access Program for Youth in Native Communities
Bentonville, AR – Dec. 8, 2022: Last month, at the Improving Health in Rural America event at the Press Club in Washington, D.C., the Walmart Foundation announced a $600,000 grant to Boys & Girls Clubs of America, supporting child nutrition and food access programming for Clubs on Native Lands. The grant comes from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation’s Healthier Food for All work that seeks to improve food access and nutritional food programming in geographies with limited healthy food access.
New Delhi, India, Nov. 30, 2022: The Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) is embarking on the next phase of its project to support smallholder farmers in India through the promotion of effective farmer producer organization (FPO) models. The centerpiece of this effort is the further development of TCI’s Hub for Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) within its Center of Excellence in New Delhi, a web-based platform that empowers FPOS, researchers and other stakeholders to access comprehensive information on thousands of FPOs launched in 2021 in India.
Walmart Foundation announces new grant to PRADAN to support the growth and development of women-led FPOs
To improve rural livelihoods of small and marginal farming households, especially women farmers in the tribal regions of eastern states of the country, Walmart Foundation and PRADAN today announced the implementation of the ‘PROWFIT’ project. PROWFIT, that stands for...
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To contribute essential relief materials comprising food, medicines, and hygiene items and provide access to healthcare services in districts affected by flooding
New set of videos, activities and provider tools are funded by the Walmart Foundation as part of Sesame Workshop’s Healthy Habits for All initiative
Somos: Walmart Supports Telling the Story of the Latinx Community With a Donation to the New National Museum of the American Latino
Our diverse backgrounds and experiences make our communities – and our country – stronger. To better understand the history and lived experiences of our neighbors, we must invest in telling their stories so we can learn more about who we are as a nation.
The Walmart Foundation has made an investment of more than $3 million in a group of organizations helping local government leaders and community-led organizations in the Gulf Coast prepare their communities for disasters. These investments include...
Walmart Canada and the Walmart Foundation announce grants to support Black and Indigenous communities in Canada
Walmart Canada and the Walmart Foundation are awarding more than $3.5 million in grants to seven Canadian organizations supporting Indigenous and Black communities in Canada in education, career advancement, food security and health.