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Humanist Entrepreneur Project Grants

Brighter Brains Institute has provided 71 project grants in the last five years, delivering funds to humanists in Subsaharan Africa to help them achieve economic sustainability. .

In 2019 BBI is awarding grants for business projects with budgets of $250-$300.

Proposals are viewed every other month. The next proposal deadline is June 25, 2019.

Guidelines are as follows:

  1. Applicants must be humanists; please tell us the humanist organization you’re registered with.

  2. Explain the project thoroughly. Budget must list all items needed and their cost.

  3. Explain how the project will make a profit and indicate the expected profit per month.

  4. Explain who benefits. We like to see 10%-20% given to local humanist groups.

  5. Include your address, email, and mobile phone number with bank account attached to it.

  6. Send everything in one document to

  7. If selected, the recipient will get 50% of funds initially, with a request to make a sign honoring the donor(s). After photo of the sign is received, the remaining 50% will be sent.

  8. If you don’t receive the grant the first time you apply, you can re-submit your proposal.

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APPLICATION (fill this out and send to us)

Your Name or Name of Group:

Number of Members, if its a Group (List their names):

Humanist Organization You Belong To:

(or) Humanist Who Recommends You:

Your Address:

Your Mobile Phone # with Bank Account:

(or) PayPal account:

Project Title:

Project Description:

Project Budget (list all items needed and their cost) Total must the $300 or less:

Project Projected Income (explain how much money it will make per month, show timeline)

Who Benefits from the Project?

email completed application to