History

2016

May - The Tenth Annual Gala ‘I love Nanum’ – Beyond Charity Toward Change

Nov - The Grant Advisory Panel Meeting

Dec - The Grant Distribution Ceremony

 

2015

May - The Nineth Annual Gala ‘I love Nanum’ – Beyond Charity Toward Change

Oct - Golf Outing

Nov - The Grant Advisory Panel Meeting

Dec - The Third Holiday Benefit Concert & Grant Distribution Ceremony

 

2014

May - The Eighth Annual Gala ‘I love Nanum’ – Beyond Charity Toward Change

Oct - We-Ah- Ja Nanum Bazaar

Nov - The Grant Advisory Panel Meeting

Dec - The Third Holiday Benefit Concert & Grant Distribution Ceremony 

 

2013

Apr - Pre-Gala Event

May - The Seventh Annual Gala ‘I Love Nanum’- Beyond Charity Toward Change

Aug - Jason Chon was appointed as Chair man

Sep - The Sixth Seed of Giving Conference

Oct - Launched Nanum Circle

Nov – We-Ah- Ja Nanum Bazaar in NY & NJ

       – The Grant Advisory Panel Meeting

       – 2nd Nanum Circle Donor Cultivation Event

Dec - The 2nd Holiday Benefit Concert & Grant Distribution Ceremony

 

2012

Feb - Community Welfare Program Grant Distribution- Distributed Through Nanum Market

Mar - Launched and Recruited BFUSA ‘Board of Ambassador’

Apr - Participated CUNY Center of Philanthropy forum

May - The Sixth Annual Gala ‘I love Nanum’ – Beyond Charity Toward Change

Aug - The Fifth Seed of Giving Conference

Sep - Developed and Launched ‘The Giving Tree Program’

Oct - Completed ‘CCEE with the Community’ Program Draft Proposal 

Nov – The Grant Advisory Panel

        – Held and Distributed Hurricane Sandy Recovery Grant for Victims

Dec - The First Holiday Benefit Concert & Grant Distribution Ceremony

 

2011

May - The Fifth Annual Gala ‘I love Nanum’ – Beyond Charity Toward Change

Aug -  The Fourth Seed of Giving Conference

Oct - The Grant Advisory Panel Member Meeting

Dec – The Second Beautiful Nanum Market

       – 1% Nanum Donor Appreciation Night and Grant Distribution Ceremony

 

2010

Feb - Youth Welfare Forum, Recognition for Sponsors

Mar - 2010 Request for Proposals

Apr - Beautiful Shinhan Spirit Award

May - The Fourth Annual Gala ‘I love Nanum’ – Beyond Charity Toward Change

Aug - Meet the Grantmakers’- The Third Seed of Giving Conference 

Nov - 2010 Distribution Awards Ceremony & Donor Appreciation Night

 

2009

Feb - Published and distributed the “The Seed of Giving -Korean- American Community Need Assessment Report”

Mar - Established “The Beautiful Liaison Fund,” which is designed to empower non-profits, through the sponsorship of The Grace and Mercy Foundation

Apr - Holy Name Hospital establishes the Korean Community Fund

May - The Third ”I Love Nanum” Gala – “Beyond Charity Toward Change”

Aug - Hosted the Second Seed of Giving Conference: Strengthening Human Resources in CBOs

Nov - 2009 Distribution Awards Ceremony & Donor Appreciation Night

 

2008

Jan - Announcement of ShinHan Beautiful Spirit Award plan

Feb – The first Seed of Giving Conference

       – Announcement of grant making plan for the welfare of seniors, women and youth

       – Received grant from Consulate General of the Republic of Korea

Mar - Holy Name Hospital establishes the Korean Community Fund

Apr - The Third ”I Love Nanum” Gala – “Beyond Charity Toward Change”

May - Hosted the Second Seed of Giving Conference: Strengthening Human Resources in CBOs

Jun - 2009 Distribution Awards Ceremony & Donor Appreciation Night

Jul - Published and distributed the “The Seed of Giving -Korean- American Community Need Assessment Report”

Oct - Established “The Beautiful Liaison Fund,” which is designed to empower non-profits, through the sponsorship of The Grace and Mercy Foundation

Nov - Holy Name Hospital establishes the Korean Community Fund

Dec - The Third ”I Love Nanum” Gala – “Beyond Charity Toward Change”

 

2007

Jan - The First “I Love Nanum” Gala Korean Community Center in the Greater Princeton area (KCCP) consigned the fund for the KCCP center

Mar - Received grant from Denver Foundation Grant

       - Received grant from Korean Community Church of New Jersey

Apr - Announcement of Kiss-Gold Grant Making Plan

Aug - First grant disbursement of Kiss-Gold Grant

       - Joint-campaign for senior citizens’ welfare program with TKC

       - Broadcast of special documentary on seniors’ welfare in the metro New York area

Sep - Benefit dinner for the Korean Community Center of Greater Princeton

Oct -  Board of Global Ministry pledges to support the first Seed of Giving Conference

       - Announcement of grant making plan for the welfare of people with disabilities and new immigrants

Nov - Khym Foundation initiates “Dream & Hope Fund” for immigrant welfare

       - The first issue of e-newsletter ‘Sallang’

       - Review for applicant organization & Site Visit

Dec - The second Grant Award Ceremony

 

2006

Jan - Opening of the secretariat office in Closter, NJ

Feb - First 1% Giving Clinic: Lee Euichul, Dentist

Apr - Founding ceremony

       - Join-Campaign of 1% Giving with Korea Daily

       - Kiss Products, Inc. initiates Kiss-Gold Fund for Asian Seniors’ Welfare

May - Secretariat office moves to Fort Lee, NJ

Aug - ShinHan Bank America kicks off “Beautiful Deposit”

Sep - JL Entertainment invites friends with disabilities to Lee Mun Se’s recital

Oct - General Fund passes $100,000 (with the exception of donations designated for the operation)

 

2005

Aug - The inaugural meeting of the Beautiful Foundation USA – the first meeting of the organizing committee

Sep - Public lecture by Mr.Wonsoon Park, esq., the founder and CEO of the Beautiful Foundation Korea

       - First 1% Giving Store (Rainbow Party Store) & First Individual Donor (Mr. Boksoo Lee, Giant Food)

Oct - Inauguration of the Board of Directors

 

2003

Aug - Registered as IRS 501 (c)3 non-profit organization