During three grant cycles each year, Foundation Beyond Belief makes grants to charities working in the areas of Poverty & Health, Human Rights, Education, and the Natural World. However, once per year we hold a competitive application process to award one Compassionate Impact Grant to an organization working to solve a complex problem with innovative,…

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“This is the most cohesive group we’ve partnered with,” says Genaro Simalaj, Pueblo a Pueblo’s Senior Beekeeping Project Technician. “They work very well together, and they are well-organized—and as a result, their hives are more stable and more successful than we’ve seen from any other partner group at this stage in the project.” They are…

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Foundation Beyond Belief usually chooses four beneficiaries to receive grants each quarter in the categories of Poverty & Health, Human Rights, Education, and the Natural World. However, one quarter per year we instead have an open, competitive process to award one innovative organization with the game-changing Compassionate Impact Grant. This grant is given to organizations whose programs are demonstrably…

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tandana foundation women literacy bright green headdress group sitting on floor

You may already know that Foundation Beyond Belief (FBB) collects monthly donations from humanists across the globe and uses every penny of these funds to make grants to secular charitable organizations in the categories of Poverty & Health, Human Rights, Education, and the Natural World. Each quarter FBB chooses four organizations–one per category–to receive an…

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In July, we announced that EcoViva would receive our 2017 Compassionate Impact Grant to support their community-based approach to mangrove restoration and preservation in El Salvador. The team at Foundation Beyond Belief was persuaded not just by EcoViva's data-driven approach and careful project design, but also by the importance of mangrove ecosystems, which are disappearing…

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Starfish impact school photo taken through raised hands at forefront, students excited about learning. Starfish was CIG recipient in 2015.

The Starfish Impact School (SI) is officially at the mid-year mark, and we’ve learned and achieved so much in just six months. Our school opened in January 2017 with a cohort of 48 young women entering the 7th grade. Each year, SI will expand by one grade level, until it is a fully operational 7th…

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Men canoe past mangroves

Foundation Beyond Belief usually chooses four beneficiaries to receive grants each quarter, but one quarter a year we feature a single, game-changing grant for one innovative organization. The Compassionate Impact Grant Program is an open, competitive process intended to identify organizations with projects that are innovative, evidence-based, and solve community problems. Foundation Beyond Belief is…

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Thank you for the outpouring of interest in our Compassionate Impact Grant. This year's Compassionate Impact Grant focuses on how specific programs can increase capacity working within the natural world and local communities.  Your programs can fit into the specific target areas of Education, Economic Opportunity, or Healthy Futures, however, we want these projects to…

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This is a reminder that the Humanist Grants Program Coordinator will be hosting an information session on the Compassionate Impact Grant.  A brief introduction on Foundation Beyond Belief and our vision for awarding grants will be made.  After, we will cover the basic requirements of the Letter of Intent.  We will field all questions from…

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Since 2014, we have been fortunate to award three substantial grants for increasing the impact of innovative non-profits through program capacity building grants. Once again in 2017, FBB seeks to support organizations that are developing or broadening potentially transformative evidence-informed social innovations that solve critical community problems related to the problems faced between people and…

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