Moody’s Foundation: Grants for K-12 Education

OVERVIEW: The Moody’s Foundation supports education, economic development, civic causes, health and human services and arts and culture. Its education funding prioritizes mathematics, financial literacy and the preparation of women and minorities for careers in finance.

IP TAKE: Moody's education funding emphasizes mathematics, financial literacy and career training for women and minorities. The foundation supports mathematics and finance programs at a variety of public, private and charters schools in the U.S. and abroad. This funder does not accept unsolicited proposals or letters of inquiry.

PROFILE: The Moody’s Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the credit ratings and financial and economic research company, Moody’s. The foundation aims to improve the lives of its employees and others living in the communities it serves. More than half of Moody’s grantmaking is directed toward education. It also invests in economic development, civic causes, health and human services and arts and culture

The foundation’s education program emphasizes the development of basic math skills, financial and economic literacy and the preparation of women and minorities for careers in the financial industry. Grantees include Girls Who Code, an organization of after school clubs and summer camps that provide coding training to girls and W!SE, which creates financial literacy curricula and professional development programs for high school teachers. Moody's also supports enhancement and specialization in mathematics and finance at a number of public, private and charters schools in the U.S. and abroad.

Moody's grants typically range from $25,000 to $100,000. A list of recent grantees is available at the foundation's website.

This funder does not accept unsolicited proposals or letters of interest. General inquiries may be made via the company's contact page.

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