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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Slather on the sunscreen and clear your calendar: let’s celebrate the Summer Solstice and World Humanist Day! If you’re not sure how to spend the longest day of the year, look no further than ten of the many charities FBB has featured as Humanist Grants beneficiaries over the years. And for our friends in the…

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As citizens of a nation just over two decades into democracy, we know that achieving success in the next two decades relies on equipping capable, educated agents of change. Those agents of tomorrow? They’re in our classroom today. A Department of Basic Education report shows that in South Africa, less than 20% of students finish…

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Written while King was jailed for an unpermitted march against segregation laws, his “Letter From a Birmingham Jail” was composed on newspaper scraps and toilet paper, in a moment when the civil rights movement seemed to verge on collapse. Written to refute white moderate criticism of his methods, today the letter is celebrated as King’s famous…

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April doesn’t just bring showers and tax day. It also brings new Humanist Grants beneficiaries! Each of this quarter’s beneficiaries highly values evidence-driven interventions and includes integrated data collection and evaluation in their program designs. We are proud to support the work they do!

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On this Valentine's Day, in the middle of Black History Month, we'd like to highlight our Education beneficiary, SMASH. We love the good work they're doing! SMASH is committed to eliminating the barriers faced by young underrepresented people of color in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and fostering their untapped talent. While STEM occupation opportunities overall are…

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Foundation Beyond Belief supported W!SE, Working in Support of Education, as our Education beneficiary for second quarter. Check out this video about their Quality of Life INNOVATIONS program: Here are some particularly poignant highlights from the video:  A New York City high school student walks by an elderly man waiting for a bus. It’s the…

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Foundation Beyond Belief’s Humanist Giving Program presents our first quarter 2018 beneficiaries. At the beginning of 2016, we made a commitment to particular beneficiaries to give an initial grant, and then a potential renewable grant later on in order to show a longer-term commitment, supply steady grant income, and to develop long-term relationships with beneficiaries…

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