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 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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We at Nexleaf Analytics are excited and grateful to be named a Foundation Beyond Belief grant awardee. At Nexleaf, we build data systems and analytics solutions that amplify the impact of life-saving equipment deployed all over the world. Nexleaf’s biggest deployment to date is our ColdTrace technology platform, which currently protects the vaccine supply for…

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At Cool Earth, we work alongside rainforest communities to help build better health, better education and better livelihoods to create resilient and empowered villages in order to halt rainforest destruction. In 2018, we partnered with the Centre for Community Regeneration and Development in Cameroon (CCREAD-Cameroon) to create the Muanenguba Partnership, and to deliver the Rise…

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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 was provided to us by All Hands and Hearts, beneficiary of our 2020 Humanist Disaster Recovery appeal responding to Hurricanes Laura and Sally. All Hands and Hearts (AHAH) is honored to be selected as Foundation Beyond Belief (FBB)’s featured Hurricane Recovery 2020 Appeal beneficiary. AHAH and FBB have partnered since 2016, and…

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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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