1st Place:

Beads of Courage - Tucson, AZ

 Beads of Courage, founded in 2003 by a pediatric oncology nurse, provides innovative arts-in-medicine programs that improve the quality of life of children coping with cancer and other serious illnesses. Each year Beads of Courage serves 60,000 children, in 240 children’s hospitals. Children participating in the Beads of Courage Program receive colorful beads for every test, treatment, and procedure they undergo along their treatment journey. Each bead serves as a visual and tangible symbol of courage, honor and hope.


glassybaby baby grants are awarded every month, to 3 non-profits. To nominate an organization, follow these steps:

step 1
Post a picture to facebook or instagram, and nominate a deserving nonprofit. In your post, tell us (in 200 words or less) why the non-profit you’re nominating deserves a little more light. Make sure to tag your post with #glassybabybabygrants and mention us @glassybabywhitelightfund.

step 2
Send a copy of your nomination to info@glassybabywhitelightfund.org

step 3
glassybaby White Light Fund will review all nominations and select the top-three posts each month. The top three will each receive a glassybaby baby grant.

1st place: $5,000
2nd place: $3,000
3rd place: $2,000

Proposals should be 200 words or less, and should describe:

1. How the organization’s work furthers the giving mission
2. An example of the organization’s impact
3. Your relationship to the organization

To be considered, nominations must be submitted to info@glassybabywhitelightfund.org. You may submit a proposal every month, provided that you follow all the steps each month. Winners will be announced on our website by the 10th of each month.

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