Moody's Foundation

Moody’s Foundation, established in 2002, directs our corporate social investing that aligns with our strategic focus areas and contributes to more inclusive and prosperous communities around the world.
Driving innovation and transforming communities
Moody’s Foundation uses human, social and financial capital to assist our partner organizations in their efforts to help communities that are disproportionately affected by social and economic inequalities, and ecological degradation.
Moody’s Foundation Board
The Board, consisting of senior leaders from across Moody’s, oversees our social investing to nonprofits who support our strategic focus areas and responsive giving funds.


Dave Platt

Chief Strategic Development Officer and President of the Moody’s Foundation

Atsi Sheth

MD-Global Strategy & Research

Brian Cahill


Helen Rider

GM-Global Sales


Doug Ryker

MD-Head of Global Real Estate & Workplace Strategy
(Vice President)

Emily Dunn


Dan Keane

Chief Tax Officer

Elizabeth McCarroll

Corporate Secretary & Associate Gen Counsel

Advisory Board

Alka Anbarasu

Associate Managing Director

Antonello Aquino

Associate Managing Director

Marie Diron

Managing Director

Susan Fitzgerald

Managing Director

Niladri Ganguly

Senior Director

Cayetano Gea-Carrasco

Managing Director

Adriana Hernandez

Senior Vice President

James R Hixon

Managing Director

Anil Jaisingh

Senior Vice President

Josh Knichel

Senior Vice President

Tiphany Lee-Allen

Senior Vice President

Elena Nadtotchi

Senior Vice President

Guilhem Negre

Managing Director

Benjamin Nelson

Senior Vice President

Marshniel Singh

Senior Vice President

Paloma San Valentin

Managing Director

Lara De Vido

Senior Director

Andrew Waters

Senior Director

Tyra Whelton

Senior Vice President

Stephane Wynter

Senior Vice President

Community engagement is a core value for our people and business. By leveraging opportunities for strategic and responsive giving, we are helping to unlock opportunities and build a more prosperous future.

Christine elliott
Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Moody’s

The view from the 6th floor of the Hilton hotel of the WTC tower during sunset
Strategic Giving
We provide grants to global nonprofits supporting our two strategic focus areas: empowering small businesses and supporting ecosystem restoration in emerging markets.

We empower underestimated entrepreneurs to grow their small businesses and uplift their local communities.

Supporting Ecosystem Restoration

We support ecosystem restoration to help create resilient systems and communities.

Responsive Giving
Crisis Response
We provide organizations with emergency funding to support relief and recovery efforts for humanitarian crises and natural disasters around the world. Our crisis response scorecard, designed in collaboration with our business units, determines an appropriate response for each crisis, which can include the provision of funds or other material support. Additionally, we offer a double company match for donations made by employees to select crisis response campaigns and empower our people to vote and decide on the deployment of any remaining crisis funds at the end of each calendar year.
Community Giving
In addition to supporting our focus areas, we allocate a portion of funding to address the needs of the communities where we live and work. In partnership with our DE&I Business Resource Groups, our Regional Advisory Councils work with local offices and others to get resources in the hands of those making a difference closest to home.
Matching Gifts / Dollars for Doers
Through these programs, we support causes that are near and dear to our people. Matching Gifts grant employees a company match for personal donations made to eligible nonprofits. Dollars for Doers gives a contribution to an approved nonprofit when an employee volunteers 40 hours or more.