This Quarter's Beneficiaries

Baker Ripley

Human Rights


BakerRipley’s mission is to bring resources, education, and connection to emerging neighborhoods in the Houston metro area. They work to…

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Ignite Promise

Poverty and Health


Ignite’s mission is to stand with youth on their journey to a home and a future with promise. Ignite supports…

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Trees for the Future

The Natural World


Since incorporating in 1989, Trees for the Future (TREES) has planted over 115 million trees by supporting groups of farmers…

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Hearts of Gold



75% of nonprofits in Ecuador close within three years. Hearts of Gold is a local nonprofit that works in Ecuador…

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About FBB Grants


Each quarter our Humanist Grants staff selects four charitable organizations as quarterly beneficiaries, one in each of the following categories:

  • Poverty and Health
  • Human Rights
  • Education
  • Natural World

We carefully select beneficiary organizations for impact and efficiency, and they must pass our rigorous vetting process. These beneficiaries are secular organizations.

The Defining Values of the Humanist Grants Program 

  • Evidence Based: the program was developed with best practices in mind; data collection is integrated for future study; decisions are made on a scientific/rational basis
  • Community Based: solutions are being addressed with strong community input; onsite employees are local wherever possible
  • Capacity Building: can the model being used be expanded in its current location? Can the model being used be replicated in another location?
  • Transparency: information is easily found and released in a timely manner
  • Vision: a clear, concise set of markers that drives the program
  • Innovation: forward thinking, adaptive, forging new ground within the charitable community
  • Financial Health: demonstrated through significant review
  • Variety: the organization meets Foundation Beyond Belief staff’s goals to balance organizations whose primarily focus on specific gender, location, or organization focus

The Compassionate Impact Grant 

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. This grant is called the Compassionate Impact Grant (CIG).

The CIG program supports organizations with social initiatives that are:

  • innovative,
  • transformative,
  • evidence-based,
  • and solving community problems.

The Compassionate Impact Grant Program is an open, competitive process.

Past Beneficiaries

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1940 Fountain View Dr #1126
Houston, TX 77057