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Walmart and Sam's Clubs Providing Microgrants for Community Initiatives

Apr 18, 2022 at 09:49 pm by Amanda Lai

Photo of street with text that says "Walmart Foundation now accepting applications for local community grants"

Grant Opportunity: The Walmart Foundation's Local Community Grant program connects applicant organizations with funding from local Walmart and Sam’s Club facilities.
Grants are awarded in the following eight categories:
  • Community and Economic Development grants will fund projects that improve local communities for low-income families.
  • Diversity and Inclusion grants fund projects that foster relationships and understanding among diverse groups in the local service area.
  • Education grants provide funding for afterschool enrichment, tutoring or vocational training for low-income families.
  • Environmental Sustainability grants provide funding for projects that aim to improve the environment in the local service area through initiatives such as preventing waste or improving recycling.
  • Health and Human Service grants provide funding for projects that provide social services, improve housing, or address medical screening and technology availability among low-income communities.
  • Public Safety grants provide funding for public safety programs such as training programs or providing equipment.
  • Quality of Life grants provide funding for projects that improve access to recreation, the arts, or cultural experiences for low-income communities.
Eligibility: Eligible applicants include nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, government entities, K-12 public or nonprofit private school, institutions of higher education, and faith-based organizations. Applicant organizations must directly benefit the service area of a Walmart/ Sam's Club facility from which they are requesting funding.
Grant Amount: Awards range from $500 to $2,000. 
Application Deadline: December 31st, 2022
For more information: For more information, click here.
Brockport Research Institute is a NYS certified woman-owned business enterprise that provides grant-writing, evaluation, project management, and professional learning services.  For questions or more information on this or any other grant opportunity, please contact us at or call Sara Silverstone at (585) 703-5400.