Slather on the sunscreen and clear your calendar: let’s celebrate the Summer Solstice and World Humanist Day! If you’re not sure how to spend the longest day of the year, look no further than ten of the many charities FBB has featured as Humanist Grants beneficiaries over the years. And for our friends in the…

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We are thrilled to give you a sneak peek into our fourth quarter Humanist giving beneficiaries. Remember, these beneficiaries will show up on the Now Supporting page of our website on October 1 and you can change the amount you give to each beneficiary by going to your My FBB page in the top right-hand…

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While the grant awards Foundation Beyond Belief makes to our beneficiaries are the primary purpose in our Humanist Giving program; behind the scenes networking is also a goal between FBB and our beneficiaries, and in some cases, the collaboration leverages an additional impact along with our donation, continuing on like a ripple in a pond.…

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If you’ve read about Central America recently in the newspaper, then you know the region is entrenched in violence. Sadly, El Salvador, is now the most violent peace-time nation in the world and those who suffer are overwhelmingly children. Improving education is a key component to combat violence! That’s why ConTextos raises the quality of…

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Akili Dada has been our Human Rights beneficiary this quarter. “…In Swahili, “akili dada” translates to “intelligent sister,” and that is the goal of Akili Dada – to build an intelligent sisterhood of talented young women and future leaders in Kenya….Program participants learn from other women and each other through mentorship and work to build…

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To read powerfully requires comprehension within a context. But first, it requires a book. Foundation Beyond Belief’s current Education beneficiary, ConTextos, provides training to teachers and libraries in schools with young readers. ConTextos has built more than 70 libraries in schools across El Salvador. Alongside that material donation, the teachers at each school take part…

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Throughout the years, Foundation Beyond Belief has worked to achieve philanthropic best practices and stay true to our values and mission. Incorporating best practices into our Humanist Giving model is a closely monitored balancing act. We are currently adapting our approach to selecting beneficiaries—while selecting our first-quarter 2015 beneficiaries, we reviewed and researched the following:…

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