The Pay It Forward Foundation, a 501 c 3 charitable organization, is led by a volunteer Board of Directors, and paid staff. We are in the process of growing the Board of Directors as well as renewing and adding members to the Advisory Board. 

The Board of Directors

Catherine Ryan Hyde is the author of Pay It Forward, and is Founder of our organization.




Shimi Shah serves as a member of the Board of Directors.


Bob Littell serves as a member of the Board Of Directors. 



David Goodwin serves as Executive Director for the Pay It Forward Foundation. 








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