Ann Colley is the director of public relations and charitable giving at Moore Capital Management, LP and the executive director and vice president of The Moore Charitable Foundation (MCF) and its affiliate foundations in southern Colorado, eastern North Carolina, the Bahamas, Panama and Long Island, New York. Ms. Colley works to advance the Foundation’s mission of conservation and protection of wildlife, land and water resources.
As lead strategic adviser to MCF’s Chairman, Louis Bacon, Ms. Colley brings two decades of grant making and fundraising experience to the Foundation’s far-reaching conservation and community efforts. She oversees grants to nearly 200 organizations annually, and represents MCF in its outreach and conservation work with nearly 100 others. The Foundation is continuously working to identify bold, impactful initiatives that further land and conservation efforts.
Ms. Colley joined The Moore Charitable Foundation in 1994 shortly after Mr. Bacon founded the organization as its first executive director. Her prior experience spanned presidential, gubernatorial and congressional campaigns as well as nonprofit program design and fundraising for Communities in Schools Charlotte (North Carolina).
Ms. Colley also plays a leadership role in several of the country’s top conservation organizations. She serves on the Trustee Council of Waterkeeper Alliance, which MCF was instrumental in founding, as well as on the boards of the University of North Carolina Institute for the Environment, Hudson Riverkeeper, and the Rainforest Foundation US. She is a member of Oceans 5, The National Council of the Land Trust Alliance, Oceana’s Ocean Council and Conservation International’s Chairmen’s Council.