Aspen Ideas Festival Underwriters

Underwriters of the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival represent some of the foremost organizations in the U.S. and around the world. We are proud to present their ideas, their executives, and their important work in the following pages.
The Walton Family Foundation is, at its core, a family-led foundation. The children and grandchildren of our founders, Sam and Helen Walton, lead the foundation and create access to opportunity for people and communities. We believe the best ideas can come from anywhere, so we stay open to new thinking from all over. And we partner with those who are closest to the problem because they’re usually closest to the solution.
 
As we focus on making an impact that improves lives today, we also want to ensure that it lasts to benefit future generations. That’s why we are committed to the issues we work on for the long term, and why we’re constantly evaluating our efforts to make sure our solutions are effective and lasting. Learn more at waltonfamilyfoundation.org or follow us on Twitter (@waltonfamilyfdn).