Ashley Clark

Knowledge and Grants Manager, The Libra Foundation

A passionate believer in philanthropy’s potential to promote equity and social justice, Ashley Clark (she/her) brings grantmaking, operations, marketing and communications experience to her work with The Libra Foundation.

As Knowledge and Grants Manager, Ashley stays abreast of the key leaders and trends in the Foundation’s program areas. Coupling extensive sector knowledge with deep data management expertise, Ashley administers and monitors Libra’s funding portfolio—working closely with current grantees and identifying potential partners.

Ashley formerly served Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2) as Director of Grantee Impact & Strategic Initiatives, where she co-led SV2’s strategic planning process, revised the organization’s capacity building strategy, and built strong relationships with grantees through an initiative focused on resilient youth. Prior to joining SV2’s team, Ashley consulted with a range of nonprofits, including, Faces SF, and BUILD.

Ashley is an economics graduate of Spelman College, and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Ashley is a 2017-2018 Harmony Initiative Fellow with the Justice Funders Network. Raised in Memphis, Tennessee, she lives in San Francisco with her husband, her young son, and her Wheaten Terrier.


Family Philanthropy: Tying Grantmaking Practices to Shared Values

Posted on November 22, 2019 by Ashley Clark, Kerry McHugh, Melissa Sines, Katy Rees

Connecting values to practice is key in family philanthropy — shared values can help family givers develop a grantmaking strategy that ties their vision and mission to real impact. As your family considers its own philanthropic strategy, how do you begin to think about your values and put them into practice? Through this co-designed webinar, join NCFP and PEAK Grantmaking… Read More