Phila. Business Journal: Walton foundation pledges $5M to Philly schools

Peter Van Allen, Reporter- Philadelphia Business Journal

The Walton Family Foundation has pledged $5 million toward the Philadelphia School Partnership.

The three-year challenge grant from the Walton Family Foundation is the foundation’s largest gift to date.

Read more at the Philadelphia Business Journal


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