Donate to respond to the Jackson, MI water crisis
In Jackson, Mississippi, access to clean, safe water has been an ongoing nightmare. In a city that is nearly 85% Black, a legacy of environmental racism has left the city’s water infrastructure unfunded and woefully inadequate. Now, record flooding across the Deep South has overwhelmed Jackson’s water treatment facilities, indefinitely leaving 150,000 residents without clean…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Welcome 4th Quarter Grantees!
FBB is excited to announce our slate of grantees for the fourth quarter! This quarter, the power of humanist giving will be directed toward ending forced and child marriage; protecting our rainforests; providing quality higher eduation for incarcerated people; and employing technological solutions to solve global health challenges. Our grantees have powerful track records of…Read More
Announcing the 2019-2020 Heart of Humanism Award winners!
Foundation Beyond Belief is proud of the many individuals and local groups who made extraordinary contributions to compassionate humanism last year. Their tireless work has improved countless lives in communities throughout the world. Our Heart of Humanism awards recognize some of these dedicated volunteers and we are thrilled to announce this year’s winners, honoring their…Read More
Update on the Kasese Floods
In 2011, a community of Ugandan humanists founded a school in Kasese, Uganda, where religious-based education isthe norm. Kasese was recently hit with devastating floods, to which FBB has responded by launching a fundraiser to help Kasese Humanist School recover. In this blog entry, the school's director Bwambale Robert has shared an update on how…Read More
Floods threaten students of Kasese Humanist School
In 2011, a community of Ugandan humanists founded a school in Kasese, Uganda, in a nation where religious-based education is a standard part of the state curriculum. Based on the principles of humanism and science, the Kasese United Humanist Foundation’s school has grown to include three campuses and a hostel, serving children ages 3-13 of…Read More
EcoViva: The top five reasons we must fight to protect mangrove ecosystems
EcoViva is a multiple-time recipient of our Humanist Grants program. They received a quarterly Humanist Grant in 2015, a game-changing Compassionate Impact Grant in 2017, and are our current Natural World grantee for Q1 2021. These grants support their community-based approach to mangrove restoration and preservation in El Salvador. The team at Foundation Beyond Belief…Read More
Hidden in Plain Sight – The Environmental Impacts Of Some of Our Favorite Brands
Consider this: 250 billion single-use coffee cups per year; they are made from forests, and they can’t be recycled. How do you even begin to approach an issue at that scale?Read More
Pueblo a Pueblo: Set Up For Success
“This is the most cohesive group we’ve partnered with,” says Genaro Simalaj, Pueblo a Pueblo’s Senior Beekeeping Project Technician. “They work very well together, and they are well-organized—and as a result, their hives are more stable and more successful than we’ve seen from any other partner group at this stage in the project.” They are…Read More