IMPACT
03/05/2011 12:12 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Walton Family Foundation Discreetly Makes Difference In Education, Environmental Causes

The Walton Family Foundation has the deep pockets of a philanthropy big-leaguer but the public profile of a much smaller institution.

Second only to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in its spending to overhaul schools, the Bentonville, Ark., grant maker has long shunned publicity. The 23-year-old foundation, which also gives big sums to environmental issues, published its first annual report in 2007 and rarely grants interviews.

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