EcoViva’s Community Management of Mangroves Receives Compassionate Impact Grant Funding

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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Compassionate Impact Grant deadline February 23rd by noon

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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Compassionate Impact Grant informational meeting tomorrow

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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FBB announces Compassionate Impact Grant – Natural World and Human Interaction with the environment

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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Starfish advances teacher knowledge through intense training

Starish is an innovative Guatemalan education program geared to mentoring and education of middle year native girls. Our 2015 Compassionate Impact Grant provided funds to prepare teachers to instruct Starfish students in their new high performing school, The Starfish Impact School. Since this is a new endeavor not only in Guatemala but much of Central…

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Successive grant commitments strengthen our beneficiaries

We at Foundation Beyond Belief feel a responsibility to provide adequate support to our beneficiaries and minimize the work that a nonprofit needs to do to obtain the funding they need to function. Developing donors, anywhere from small donors to large donors, can take multiple contacts, careful media attention, and incredible “footwork”. In the past,…

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FFB grant creates needed synergy between humanists and Lakota

Foundation Beyond Belief is a charitable foundation functioning internationally. Thunder Valley CDC’s Lakota Language Initiative and Iyápi Glukínipi language immersion preschool, on the other hand, are located on the edge of a tiny town in one corner of a vast Indian reservation on the northern Great Plains. What connects these two programs, in such seemingly…

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Wóihaŋble

Háŋ, tóškhe yaúŋ he? (Hahn, DOE-shkay ya-OON hey?) You may not realize it, but I have just said, “Hello. How are you?” in Lakota. That’s because so few people speak Lakota, including less than 3% of the Lakota community but the Lakota Language Initiative, our current Compassionate Impact Grant beneficiary, is working to change that.…

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