People with Disabilities Struggle in the Wake of the Blizzard 

They say natural disasters don’t discriminate but one would be hard pressed to investigate a hurricane, earthquake, or blizzard in which one particular demographic wasn’t disproportionately hit: the disabled community. The freezing weather swept in on Valentine’s Day weekend and tore through multiple states. Widespread power outages and bursting pipes ensued, flooding homes and leaving…

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January Beyond Belief Network Roundup & Recognitions!

We just rounded up what volunteer teams in the Beyond Belief Network (BBN) did to kick off the new year! Check out what compassionate humanist and nonreligious volunteers did for their communities last month. First off, please welcome BBN’s newest team — and its first Ugandan team — Humanist Association for Leadership, Equity, and Accountability…

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December Beyond Belief Network Roundup (Plus Team and Photo of the Month)!

We just finished compiling December’s reports from volunteer teams in the Beyond Belief Network (BBN)! Holiday season provided a great opportunity to give back to the most vulnerable members of teams’ communities, especially people experiencing homelessness, disability, and domestic violence. Please join us celebrating their work!

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Welcome 1st Quarter Grantees!

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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Grantee Spotlight: Mount Tamalpais College

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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October Beyond Belief Network Roundup (Plus Team and Photo of the Month)!

As the weather cools down, Beyond Belief Network teams are heating things up! We just finished compiling October’s volunteer reports. We’re pleased to say that teams are continuing to build momentum as they learn how to adapt to the global pandemic. Please join us celebrating what they did for their communities last month.

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Grantee Spotlight: Nexleaf

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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Grantee Spotlight: Cool Earth

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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September Beyond Belief Network Roundup!

Fall is the new spring for the Beyond Belief Network! After a pandemic-colored summer which forced many volunteer teams to lay low and retool their programs, we’re pleased to report September was a big month for teams poking their heads back out. Please join us in welcoming back several dedicated teams as we celebrate what…

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