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Walton group to shower cash on Delta, NW arts

Posted: August 20, 2014 at 5:09 a.m.

Rob Brothers of the Walton Family Foundation said Tuesday that the focus in the Delta will be on education, with towns as “laboratories” for how grants can make a difference.

The Walton Family Foundation of Bentonville will significantly increase its grants in Northwest Arkansas and the Delta over the next six years, with plans to invest $302 million in what it considers its "home region."

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