Walton Foundation gift of $24 million to spur commercialization, research at home state university

The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville just received a major financial boost for its efforts to boost research and commercialization, thanks to the state’s most prominent family. The Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation has announced a nearly $24 million gift that will be targeted at commercialization activities as well as “to attract five ‘star’ scientists.” Read more about the gift here.

Tom Ballard

By Tom Ballard, Chief Alliance Officer,
Pershing Yoakley & Associates. P.C.

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