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  • Humanist Disaster Recovery Drive: Tropical Cyclone Pam

    On March 13th, Tropical Cyclone Pam formed in the South Pacific. We are now supporting CARE Australia as they provide much needed emergency assistance to those impacted in Vanuatu.

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  • Possible

    Improving the conditions of human life for those living on the margins.

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  • Ocean Conservancy

    Working to protect and preserve the environment, ecosystems, and the diversity of life on Earth.

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  • ConTextos

    Dedicated to improving access for all to the best of human knowledge.

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  • Akili Dada

    Working for a more equitable and just world.

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  • Interfaith Youth Core

    Our CHALLENGE THE GAP program seeks common ground between religious and nonreligious worldviews.

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  • Announcing Humanist Disaster Recovery Teams

    Coming in spring 2015, our humanist disaster recovery program will aim to provide non-theists an avenue to assist impacted communities when disaster strikes.

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Foundation Beyond Belief is proud to announce our most recent Small Grant Awardee, Hispanic American Freethinkers.  They have an impressive track record of supporting and raising awareness of educational support for Latina students in STEM fields. This award will support their new program to offer a scholarship to one student in the upcoming year. We congratulate them on this honor that will include financial support in the near future. For more information, follow them on Twitter or visit and like them on Facebook.    

By AJ Chalom, Humanist Giving Program Coordinator, Foundation Beyond Belief

March is Women’s History Month. Unfortunately, women of color are often underrepresented even among change movements. This makes the work of a group like our first quarter 2015 Human Rights beneficiary, Akili Dada, even more important. Akili Dada helps young women establish their own voice and empower themselves so that they may become the history makers of their society through programs like their Young Changemakers and Innovation in Leadership. Even just a quick follow of their Twitter shows a dedication to bringing the ideas and voices of women to a larger audience. Their page often quotes program participants right alongside famous historic female leaders – showing their participants are the history-makers to come. Akili Dada's videos provide a chance for women and girls to speak in their own ...

By Stephanie Jackson Ali

At Pikes Peak Atheists and Pikes Peak Atheist Families, we’re very excited about a new initiative we started in November. It’s called Taking Care of Each Other, and the idea is that we will support our fellow community members. We have already had a number of great successes with our two-month-old program, including: Gathering clothing (over three hundred pieces) and other items for a low-income single mom. Donating a bike for someone whose broken bike had been their only mode of transportation to and from work. Gathering a number of furniture pieces for a woman who had recently moved out on her own Rehoming a washer and dryer for a low-income family and their roommate. This was badly needed because ...

By Michelle Swenson and Crystal Starkey

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Recent posts about humanist giving

Over the years, Foundation Beyond Belief’s Humanist Giving program has transformed, most notably when we went from featuring 10 beneficiaries each quarter to selecting five. Read more...

By AJ Chalom, Humanist Giving Program Coordinator

Foundation Beyond Belief’s Beyond Belief Network is a network of secular humanist groups volunteering in their communities and raising money for FBB’s featured charities and. Read more...

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