Food insecurity is defined as the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food to live an active, healthy lifestyle. It might mean that sometimes you have enough food and sometimes you have healthy food but rarely do you have enough healthy food. Food insecurity is at the worst…

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Foundation Beyond Belief: Humanism at Work for Food Security

  We have a big birthday wish — but as humanists, we know that to make it come true, we can’t just make wishes. We have to get to work. So for our 12th birthday, we’re wishing and working for a world without hunger. We’ve just launched a brand new Beyond Belief Network Food Security…

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FBB is thrilled to announce a new addition to the team: please welcome Board Member Tracie Harris! Tracie Harris graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies from the University of Central Florida, including areas of specialization in anthropology, communication and studio art. She became a member of the Atheist Community of Austin (ACA), and…

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Happy New Year! With 2021 finally here, we have a lot to celebrate! In 2020, your gifts to FBB put to work $110,723.51 in Humanist Grants through 13 organizations that effectively transform the lives of men, women, children, families, and entire communities. During the COVID-19 pandemic, while our programming in Ghana has been on hold,…

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In October, Foundation Beyond Belief stated that we had several upcoming announcements. And now, we are excited to formally announce the launch of a brand new format — and the opening of applications — for our 2021 Compassionate Impact Grant (CIG). You may know the CIG as a part of the Humanist Grants program, which…

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Astronomer Carl Sagan, who would have turned 86 today, once wrote: “Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.” We’ve been asking you lately to imagine what a truly humanist world would look like. A world in which poverty, hunger, and environmental destruction are relics of the…

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As the year draws to a close and we head into the holiday season, Foundation Beyond Belief has set an ambitious goal for our 2020 Annual Appeal. We’re asking you to imagine a world in which people everywhere have access to life’s basic necessities.  We’re asking you to help us take collective human action to…

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Ed Brayton working the registration table at the 2014 FBB conference he organized

Pictured: Ed Brayton working the registration table for FBB's 2014 Humanism at Work conference he spearheaded Ed, I hope you get to read this while it’s still a “news of my death has been greatly exaggerated” situation. (I can say that to a comedian, right?) Being flooded with the love, respect, and gratitude folks feel for you…

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Foundation Beyond Belief is proud of the many individuals and local groups who made extraordinary contributions to compassionate humanism last year. Their tireless work has improved countless lives in communities throughout the world. Our Heart of Humanism awards recognize some of these dedicated volunteers and we are thrilled to announce this year's winners, honoring their…

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