Dennis Allen and Stanley Mosey, exonerees of wrongful conviction after 15 years in prison

The Innocence Project of Texas is one of the leading innocence organizations in the country having exonerated 27 people since 2006. Discriminatory policies and practices at all stages of the criminal justice process unjustifiably disadvantage people of color and people living in poverty. Last year the inequality of our criminal justice system was brought into…

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A couple weeks ago, we checked in to see how some past Humanist Grant recipients were doing. One of these organizations was Tandana Foundation, which works in Ecuador and Mali to support local community initiatives related to education, health, food security, water resources, environmental conservation, and income generation. One of Tandana’s projects is a literacy…

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This is our last quarter offering a slate of four quarterly grantees before transitioning into to our bigger, bolder Compassionate Impact Grant program*. So we’ve decided to send the quarterly grant program off in style by giving to four powerhouse organizations you’ve helped us support in previous years! This quarter, the power of humanist giving…

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Mount Tamalpais College is excited and honored to be a recipient of a Foundation Beyond Belief grant. Known for nearly 25 years as the Prison University Project, we recently became an independent college and changed our name to Mount Tamalpais College. Since our founding in 1996, we have been on a mission to make higher…

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In 2018, Rogers Muwanguzi co-founded Eagle’s View Primary School in Kayiira, Uganda to address the high rates of teen pregnancy, child labor, and school dropouts caused in large part by the absence of any sufficiently nearby school. I only know this because Rogers Muwanguzi was a student at Mustard Seed Secondary School in Busota, Uganda…

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FBB is excited to announce our slate of grantees for the fourth quarter! This quarter, the power of humanist giving will be directed toward ending forced and child marriage; protecting our rainforests; providing quality higher eduation for incarcerated people; and employing technological solutions to solve global health challenges. Our grantees have powerful track records of…

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The following blog entry is provided by Common Ground Community Center, winner of the 2020 FBB Compassionate Impact Grant. I answered the Common Ground Community Center phone from home late Sunday night, because we're all on Covid-19 quarantine time, and listened to a desperate dad's story about his son, Aaron. Marcus, Aaron's father, tells me…

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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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Hearts of Gold Foundation was founded in Cuenca, Ecuador by a Canadian family who had been living in the city for 7 years and were looking for the best way to support vulnerable communities. Our founders started their work in 2011. First they helped families by delivering food baskets. Then, they began to lend money…

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