|Current and Future Activities:
Annual General Membership Meeting /Board Meeting: Nov 27, 2016; 2:00-3:00 p.m. (Sunday); at 99 Ranch (Mapunapuna)
November 3- 12, 2016 – Our President Sammy Lee, Secretary Aujun Aryal, and Board Member Monica Lee visiting Nepal and attending the opening of Mandali Secondary School in Dhola VDC of Dhading District.
Rebuilding Schools in Nepal: Our Board has approved two proposals to rebuild two schools in Nepal – Fundraising activities going on. Volunteers welcome! Community Services: Teaching Tai Chi/Qigong and Mahjong; Volunteer Income Tax Assistance; Cantonese/Chinese-English interpretation/translation; Olelo Community Media productions; Tutoring
Scholarships are being offered to Guizhou high school students and existing recipients to continue their college education, as well as needy students at Smart Tutoring English Center in Hoi An, Vietnam. Grant is being offered to assist underprivileged kids in Nepal; Grant is being offered to establish Little Free Libraries in Hoi An, Vietnam.
Recruiting Board members
History of Events:
May – June 2016 Over $15,000 raised for the rebuilding of earthquake-damaged schools in Nepal.
Mar 27, 2016 Fundraising planning meeting @99Ranch, Mapunapuna, 5 p.m.
Feb 1 – Mar 9, 2016 Free Income Tax Preparation @ Palama Settlement, 810 N Vineyard Blvd, Mon & Wed 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Nov 14, 2015 5-6 p.m. Annual Meeting; 6-8 p.m. Charity Dinner Charity Dinner Report
Nov 5, 2015 Tax Return Form 990PF 2014-15 with schedule B filed f990pf2014-15
May 31, 2015 Board Meeting at 99 Ranch, Mapunapuna. Minutes.
Apr 4- 6, 2015 Ada Au, our representative in Hong Kong, personally delivered scholarship money to recipients in Guizhou, China.
Feb – Mar 2015 Community Service: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Nov 2014 Approved the application from Arjun Aryal and Nancy Niklis: Helping to educate underprivileged kids in Nepal
Oct 31 – Nov 8, 2014 Sam Lee visited Nicaragua with church members from St. Peter by the Sea (Rancho Palos Verdes, California).
Oct 2014 Tax Return Form f990pf 2013-2014.pdf with schedules B filed
October 2014 Approved the application of GLocal Literacy Foundation for the Little Free Library (Starting June 2015) for the first year, a total of $3000. If proved successful upon evaluation towards the end of the first year, the grant for the second year may be considered
October 2014 Approved application for the renewal of the scholarship program for STEC, a total of $10,000 ($5000 each year starting June 2015)
April 2014 Donated HK$30000 (approx. US$3867) to Queen Elizabeth School Old Students Association in Hong Kong helping students with financial needs and many other meaningful purposes.
April 7-9, 2014 Representing Education International Foundation (EIF), Sam Lee, along with a group of three others (representative from Grace Charity Foundation, and two other supporters of Grace Charity Foundation’s work), went to Guizhou on April 7, 2014 with the sole purpose of distributing awards (financial and otherwise) to deserving students. View slide show.
Feb – Mar 2014 Community Service: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Nov 30, 2013 Board Meeing and Annual Membership Meeting
Oct 2013 Tax Return Form f990pf–2012-13.pdf with schedules B filed
Oct 2013 Met with Grace Charity Foundation volunteers Ivy Shi and Ada Au. Approved an addition $10000 to Grace Charity Foundation’s Library Books Donations Division
Sep 2013 Met with Literacy Action president and discussed Guangxi school visits.
May 2013 Approved a grant of $10000 to Grace Charity Foundation’s Library Books Donations Division
Apr 2013 Granted $6000 to Grace Charity Foundation’s��Library Books Donations Division
Mar 8 2013 Approved the scholarship application from GLocal Literacy Foundation for 33 students in Vietnam for 2 years: $9,900.
Feb – Mar 2013 �� Community Service: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Oct 2012 Tax Return Form 990PF with schedules A and B filed
Oct 21, 2012 Annual Membership Meeting: Minutes
Jun 2012 Granted $5000 to Grace Charity Foundation’s Library Books Donations Division
March-April 2012 Visited Hong Kong and Guizhou
Feb – Mar 2012 Community Service: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Oct 16, 2011 Annual Membership Meeting
Oct 2011 Tax Return Form 990PF with schedules A and B filed
June 2011������������������������������������ Approved a grant to rebuild two schools in Liuzhou, Guangxi
June 5-10, 2011 Summer Teaching in Hoi An, Vietnam; Visited STEC, our grant recipient
May – June 2011 Visited Hong Kong: Meeting with Literacy Action and Grace Charity Foundation
March 2011 Final inspection and opening ceremonies of 4 schools in Guangxi, China: Fuling, Shantang, Shuangping, and Hangpeng
April 2011 Continued financial assistance to 10 high school students in Guizhou
Feb-Mar 2011 Community Service: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Jan 30, 2011 Annual Membership Meeting
December 2010 Approved a grant to GLocal Literacy Foundation for an educational loan and financial assistance
October, 2010 �� Tax Return Form 990PF with Schedule A and Schedule B filed
July 2010 ������ Teacher’s training in Tengxian, Guangxi: Teaching Phonics; Meeting with Literacy Action and Grace Charity Foundation
May 2010 Airing on Olelo TV Community Media: Teaching English Phonics for Cantonese Learners
March – April 2010 Airing on Olelo TV Community Media:Helping Children Go To School
Feb – March 2010 Community Service: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Jan 17, 2010 Annual Membership Meeting
October, 2009 Tax Return Form 990PF with Schedule Aand Schedule B filed
July 2009 Rebuilding 6 more schools in Guangxi, China (Grant)
Inspected 9 schools (grant applicants) in other Guangxi areas.
Jan 18, 2009 Annual Membership Meeting
October, 2008 Tax Return Form 990EZ with Schedule A and Schedule B filed
July 23, 2008: The name of our Organization was changed to Education International Foundation
July 11, 2008: Form DNP-1, Article of Incorporation filed to change name
March 16-30, 2008: Visiting Hong Kong and Guangxi, China
January 19, 2008 Annual Meeting at Buffet 100
October, 2007 Tax Return Form 990EZ with Schedule A and Schedule B filed
March 17, 2007 Membership meeting, March 2007
Jan 8, 2007 Rebuilding 2 school buildings in Guizhou (Grant), China
Dec 1, 2006 �� Funding Seng Meng School
Nov. 30, 2006�� Mini-Fair at Lanakila School
Oct. 7-8, 2006 Splendor of China (EIF booth set up)
Sep 3, 2006 Board meeting
June 22-23, 2006 School visits in Guangxi, China Report
June 20-21, 2006 School visits in Guiyang, Guizhou, China (See Timeline,)
June 10-18, 2006 Teaching English and teacher training at Dawu School in Xushui, Hebei, China Report
June 6 – July 10, 2006 Visiting China (Hong Kong, Xushui, Guiyang, & Guangxi) Timeline
December 2005 Rebuilding a school building at Hongkang School in Dojiang, Sando County of Guizhou in China, ground-breaking in December 2005 through Grace Charity Foundation
November 2005 Membership Drive/ Annual Membership Meeting/ Board Meeting
June-July 2005�� Visiting China (Hechi, Guiyang, and Fenghuang)
March 12, 2005 �� Board Meeting
February 7, 2005 Solicitation for Grants and Financial Support
Sep. 30, 2004 Board Meeting
Aug. 17, 2004 Board Meeting
July 6-8, 2004 �� Site Visitation & Networking at Guizhou, China
June 25-July 21, 2004 Networking in Hong Kong
June 22, 2004 Letter of Determination of Tax Exempt Status issued – Foundation status classification 509(a)(1) For period 4/26/04 to 6/30/08
Apr. 1, 2004 Registration Certificate Granted Exemption from the State of Hawaii, Effective 9/15/03
Dec. 26, 2003–Jan. 6, 2004 Networking in Hong Kong
Oct. 1, 2003 ���� Form 1023 (Application for Recognition of Exemption) filed
Sep. 30, 2003 �������� Form G6 (State Application for Exemption) filed
Sep. 16, 2003 Form SS4 filed, EIN: 13-426-4258
Sep. 15, 2003 Constitution & Bylaws signed, Organization formed
Aug. 3, 2003 �� First formal meeting
June 2003 �� �� Brainstorming/Articulation (Founders)