Announcing the Winners of the 2020-21 Heart of Humanism Awards!

FBB gives the annual Heart of Humanism awards to recognize sterling service from Beyond Belief Network (BBN) teams, as well as individuals who make extraordinary contributions to compassionate humanism. 2020 presented enormous challenges to humanists striving to making an impact in their communities. We faced dual obstacles: heightened need and unprecedented changes to how we…

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June Beyond Belief Network Roundup!

We just finished rounding up reports from BBN volunteer teams for the month of June! Recognitions Please welcome one the latest BBN Team, Humanists of Tallahassee! Team of the Month for June goes to Fellowship of Freethought-Dallas. After postponing in-person events for 16 months, these volunteers returned to serving meals at the Ewing House: a…

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Meet the teams in our Food Security Project

Last month, FBB launched a brand new Food Security Project to fight hunger by supporting volunteer teams involved in food distribution. In the pilot phase, five teams are receiving monthly grants to help fill holes in their stocks; make special purchases to meet the needs of their beneficiaries; or build infrastructure to allow their program…

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June and July Winners! Beyond Belief Network Team of the Month & Photo of the Month

Atheists United food distribution

Beyond Belief Network is a collective of over 125 humanist, atheist, and other non-believing organizations putting compassionate humanism into action through community volunteering and charitable fundraising. COVID-19 and Secular Week of Action kept us pretty busy for a while, so now we’re playing a little catch-up. Let’s see what teams crushed it in the months…

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June BBN roundup

Foundation Beyond Belief’s Beyond Belief Network is a network of secular humanist groups volunteering in their communities and raising money for FBB’s featured charities and programs. Any group with a public secular humanist or atheist identity is welcome to join, regardless of experience or group size. What were our BBN Teams up to in June? Let’s find…

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BBN team makes great use of grant

Austin Humanists at work putting together kits for people experiencing homelessness, grant use, 1000 kits, BBN

Austin Humanists at Work used their 2017 Gold Grant to purchase supplies for 1,000 first aid kits that will included with with their monthly giveaways benefiting people experiencing homelessness. In March, they held an event with Austin Community College's Alpha Gamma Pi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and put together 500 of the first aid…

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Heart of Humanism Awards 2017 & AHA Annual Conference 2018

Collage of BBN heart of Humanism 2017 Award Winners

Foundation Beyond Belief is so proud of the many individuals and local groups who made extraordinary contributions to compassionate humanism in 2017. Through our work, we are honored to partner with these individuals and organizations in order to improve the lives of so many communities throughout the world. Our Heart of Humanism awards recognizes some of…

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Beyond Belief Network First Quarter Round-Up 2018

In the early parts of any new year, many people make resolutions. Our Beyond Belief Network (BBN) teams were already amazing in 2017, but it seems they've resolved to do even more good work in 2018. Let's take a look at how they've already made a big difference in their communities this first quarter of…

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Beyond Belief Network February Awards

We are happy to announce our February BBN Picture of the Month and Team of the Month winners. This month’s Picture of the Month winning photo is from Secular Humanists of the Lowcountry’s Adopt-a-Highway event at their designated stretch of South Carolina highway. In February, they collected 375 pounds of litter. What a difference you…

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