How it works
The Viking Global Foundation helps us fulfill our responsibility to support the communities in which we live and work.
Moreover, we aspire to educate Vikings and provide them with opportunities to chart their own paths as philanthropists.
— David Ott, Advisory Director
Early childhood education
To support our goal of advancing educational equity in our communities, the following nonprofit partner organizations are making
an important contribution toward early childhood education.
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Community grants help local nonprofit partners strengthen their operational capacity and support our communities in times of crisis.
Over the past decade, we have made grants to respond to two emergencies: Hurricane Sandy and the COVID-19 pandemic. We invested additional dollars to ensure organizations could continue providing critical services to those most impacted.
Over the past decade, we made grants to respond to two emergencies: Hurricane Sandy and the COVID-19 pandemic. We invested additional dollars to ensure organizations could continue providing critical services to those most impacted.
Frequently Asked Questions
CAN MY ORGANIZATION SEND A PROPOSAL TO THE VIKING GLOBAL FOUNDATION?
At this time, proposals are by request only. The Viking Global Foundation does not accept unsolicited applications.
WHAT CRITERIA IS USED TO ASSESS POTENTIAL NONPROFIT PARTNERS?
We conduct a due diligence analysis to assess the organization’s leadership and governance, organizational effectiveness, outcomes and impacts, financial management, and openness to partner with us.
WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN VIKING GLOBAL INVESTORS AND THE VIKING GLOBAL FOUNDATION?
Viking Global Investors funds the Viking Global Foundation. Viking employees are involved with all the Foundation programs, including volunteering, education, and grantmaking.