Timeline

2014

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2013

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2012

  • October 20-24: Presented FGCNP as a Grantee at European Science Foundation's "In Search of Peace" Research Conference (in partnership with Linköping University)
  • September 6: Became a Grantee at European Science Foundation's "In Search of Peace" Research Conference (in partnership with Linköping University)
  • August 10: Selected as Poster presenter at European Science Foundation's "In Search of Peace" Research Conference (in partnership with Linköping University)
  • May 2: Became a partner at US Department of Labor's Summer Jobs+ initiative
  • April 13: Welcomed Seyi Ajibola to our Advisory Committee
  • March 13: This website reached visitors from over 100 nations worldwide
  • March 9: Filed the paperwork for our 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
  • February 14: The Buckminster Fuller Challenge included the Foundation in its 2012 Idea Index
  • February 2: Engaged pro-bono help of Mark S. Maruyama, CPA, with our 501(c)(3) filing

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2011

  • December: The Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity (AC4) at Columbia University included the Foundation as part of its Global Organizations resource list
  • November 7: Sparked.com welcomed the Foundation to the list of Nonprofits for its microvolunteers
  • October 17: Engaged the pro-bono help of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP with our HR policies
  • September 27: The Board of Directors ratified the Foundation's By-laws and Conflict of Interest Policy
  • September 14, 15 & 26: Peter Bergel, Executive Director of Oregon PeaceWorks and founding editor of The PeaceWorker, included the Foundation as part of the "Widespread Mobilization Below the Mainstream Radar" in HuntingtonNews.net's article: "COMMENTARY: Our future is not being televised." subsequently, the article appeared in New Clear Vision under the title "Moving the Paradigm" and PeaceVoice under "Our Future Is Not Being Televised"
  • July 26: Peace Direct began listing the Foundation on the International Peacebuilders page of its Insight on Conflict site
  • June 14: Launched official site: http://www.fgcnp.org
  • May 28: Kunzang began as our first Science Liaison Intern
  • April 27: Engaged the pro-bono help of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP with our 501(c)(3) filing
  • March 25: Lira Kamat (Odxel LLC) began developing our website as a volunteer

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2010

  • Our blog reached visitors from over 100 nations worldwide
  • November 8: Became a Finalist in CharityNet USA's "Pay It Forward" Competition
  • September: the PeaceWomen Project published our "The Role of Universal Human Commonalities in the Global Peace Movement" paper
  • September 14: Partnered up with World Volunteer Web
  • June 23: Our first Intern, Amanda, began working for the Foundation as a Press Liaison
  • June 14: Incorporated as a non-profit in New York State
  • June 2: Became a Finalist in F3fundit's Next Top Startup Barcelona Competition
  • May 12: Published the Universal Human Commonalities page on our blog "Chronicles of a Non-profit"
  • February 10: Partnered up with Genocide Watch
  • January 22: Lillian Wang and Stephen Payne joined as Board Members
  • January 12: Became part of BJ Fogg's Peace Innovation Project at Stanford University, PeaceDot
  • January 1: Our first Volunteer, Crystal, began working for the Foundation

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2009

  • December 31: Published the report to our Self-Identity Survey
  • November 17: Received our first donation from Sebastien Nuttinck in Belgium
  • November 6: Began blogging
  • October 13: Began operations

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