Welcome Quarter 2 Beneficiaries!
Welcome Quarter 1 Beneficiaries!
Welcome to 2020 and welcome to our first quarter beneficiaries! This quarter we are re-featuring two previous Compassionate Impact Grant beneficiaries and two brand new beneficiaries. Pueblo a Pueblo’s values to counteract the effects of colonialism with culturally appropriate interventions align very closely with FBB’s values. FBB is proud to support The Tandana Foundation’s strategies…Read More
Beneficiary blog— NCSE: What Does the Evidence Say?
A bag of paper bones. That’s what instantly comes to Turtle Haste’s mind when asked to describe a pivotal moment in her long and distinguished career as a science educator. She was a graduate student at Oregon State University, studying with Norman Lederman—“Mr. Inquiry,” Haste calls him—when she and her classmates were presented with the…Read More
Beneficiary guest blog— Center for Biological Diversity: “Mobilizing for the Wild”
There’s nothing quite like harnessing the power of the people for good. Over the past couple of years, I’ve been proud to be part of a movement that’s re-energizing grassroots activism aimed at protecting endangered wildlife and the most important places where they live. The Center for Biological Diversity is often rightly noted for its…Read More
Announcing our Quarter 4 beneficiaries!
Where are they now? Some of our first beneficiaries are coming back for the fourth quarter of 2019, bigger and better than ever.Read More
Announcing FBB’s 3rd quarter Compassionate Impact Grant Beneficiary: Pueblo a Pueblo
Foundation Beyond Belief usually chooses four beneficiaries to receive grants each quarter in the categories of Poverty & Health, Human Rights, Education, and the Natural World. However, one quarter per year we instead have an open, competitive process to award one innovative organization with the game-changing Compassionate Impact Grant. This grant is given to organizations whose programs are demonstrably…Read More
Top Ten Ways to Spend the Summer Solstice
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…Read More
Beneficiary guest blog: Inkululeko
As citizens of a nation just over two decades into democracy, we know that achieving success in the next two decades relies on equipping capable, educated agents of change. Those agents of tomorrow? They’re in our classroom today. A Department of Basic Education report shows that in South Africa, less than 20% of students finish…Read More
Ecuadorian Exchange: learning from human rights groups in Quito (part 1 of 3)
When I arrived in Quito I was jet lagged and exhausted from two days of flights filled with lengthy and agonizing layovers. I was also suffering from altitude sickness coming from Ghana where the altitude is around 880 meters (compared to Quito’s 2,850 meters). However, I was excited to be in Ecuador and really looking forward to meeting…Read More
“Letter From a Birmingham Jail” at 56
Written while King was jailed for an unpermitted march against segregation laws, his “Letter From a Birmingham Jail” was composed on newspaper scraps and toilet paper, in a moment when the civil rights movement seemed to verge on collapse. Written to refute white moderate criticism of his methods, today the letter is celebrated as King’s famous…Read More