Compassionate Impact Grant Program

What is 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.

How to Apply

The application window for the 2020 Compassionate Impact Grant Letter of Intent (LOI) is closed. You will be contacted directly if you made it to the next round. 

Application information for the 2021 Compassionate Impact Grant will be provided here in early January 2021. 

Recipients of the CIG

2019: Pueblo a Pueblo: Sustainable Livelihoods: Beekeeping


2018: Tandana Foundation: Bandiagara District of Mali Women's Literacy, Leadership, and Enterprise


2017: EcoViva: Community Mangrove Management Program


2016: Thunder Valley, CDC: Lakota Language Initiative, Language Immersion Daycare


2015:  Starfish: Extensive Teacher Training for Guatemalan Educators


2014:  Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative:  Fair Chance for Family Success

The Compassionate Impact Grant Program is an open, competitive process with applicants assessed on their ability to provide evidence-driven, innovative solutions that reach different or larger numbers of constituents. Organizations must be registered and have 501(c)3 status with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.

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