Board Decision on “1956 – Sixty Years Later” and Unsolicited Grants

We proudly support different organizations. Below is a list of projects and programs the HIF Board of Trustees decided to support so far in 2016.

“1956 – SIXTY YEARS LATER” GRANTS
Name of Organization Project or Program Venue Amount granted
AHHH (American Hungarian Heritage House) Artistic performance by National Dance Ensemble Ashburn, VA $6,000
American Foundation for Hungarian Literature and Education “I was there in 56” – Portrait photo exhibit and life story interviews of Hungarians who immigrated after the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 into the New York City area New York, N.Y. $8,000
American Hungarian Library and Historical Society Artistic performance by National Dance Ensemble New York, N.Y. $10,000
Arts Clayton The 1956 Hungarian Freedom Fight: 60 Years Later Jonesboro, GA $10,000
Bethlen Home of the Hungarian Reformed Federation of America Artistic performance by National Dance Ensemble Ligonier, PA $5,000
Birmingham Ethnic Festival Organization Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution as seen through the eyes of Toledo Toledo, OH $10,000
Boca Raton Museum of Art Art of Hungary Boca Raton, FL $10,000
California EU Cultural Institute “Revolution – Refugee – Renewal” – Hungarian American Visual History Archive – Creation of Searchable Website & Video Installation San Francisco, CA $30,000
Center for European Studies – University of Florida “Freedom’s Fury: the 1956 Hungarian Revolution as Reflected in Sport” Gainesville, FL $8,500
Central Florida Presbytery Dedication of 1956 Szabadsag Kopjafa & Children’s Art of Freedom Competition Orlando, FL $5,000
Creative Cultural Exchange Minnesota Remembers: 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution Minnetonka, MN $10,000
Csűrdöngölő Folk Ensemble Artistic performance by National Dance Ensemble Piscataway, NJ $10,000
Hungarian American Cultural Association Commemorative Performance of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution Sarasota, FL $10,000
Hungarian American Cultural Association (HACA) of Houston “1956 – 60 Years Later” Houston, Texas $7,500
Hungarian American Cultural Center – HACC Commemoration of the 1956 Revolution “Sixty Years Later” Taylor, MI $10,000
Hungarian Association “1956 – 60 Years Later” – Photo exhibit chronicling the timeline of the 1956 Revolution Cleveland, OH $2,200
Hungarian (Magyar) Club of Chicago 1956 – Sixty Years Later Mount Prospect, IL $10,000
Hungarian Communion of Friends “Our Conscience in a Changing World – the Memory of 1956” Portland, OR $7,500
Hungarian Community Church of Georgia Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary Year of 1956 in Georgia Roswell, GA $3,000
Hungarian Freedom Fighters Federation Inc., San Francisco Area Chapter Gloria Victis Statue Renovation and 60th Anniversary Commemoration of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight Oakland, CA $5,000
Hungarian Heritage Foundation of the San Francisco Bay Area Hungarian Flag Raising to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 October Revolution San Ramon, CA $2,500
Hungarian Reformed Church in Phoenix Church service in honor of the holiday and all you can eat lunch Phoenix AZ $5,200
Hungarian Reformed Church of San Francisco and Vicinity “Remembering Our Heroes – Honor the Fallen, Remember the Heroes” Redwood City, CA $6,250
Hungarian Scout Association in Exteris 46th Annual Western District Summer Camp Diamond Bar, CA $10,000
Hungarian Society of Massachusetts Commemoration in Boston, Massachusetts of the 60th Anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 Belmont, MA $10,000
Metroplex Magyar Cultural Circle Artistic performance Fort Worth, TX $6,000
Seattle-Pecs Sister City Association Program series of commemorate the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian revolution Bellevue, WA $9,970
The American Foundation for Hungarian Youth and Culture Renovation of the 1956 Freedom Fighter Statue Naples, FL $4,500
The Hungarian Arts Club Artistic performance by National Dance Ensemble Ypsilanti, MI $10,000
United Hungarian Societies Cleveland 1956 Commemoration Project Cleveland, Ohio $10,000
United Magyar House of Los Angeles Csík Concert and UMH Special Project for celebrating the   60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, titled “56erhungariansinamerica.com” Los Angeles, CA $10,000

 

UNSOLICITED GRANTS
Name of Organization Project or Program Venue Amount granted
American Hungarian Friends of Scouting Ethnography research trip to Hungary Cleveland, Ohio $7,500
Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society Program Enhancement Cleveland, Ohio $10,000
Csik Hago Hungarian School and Kindergarten Theater Workshop and Summer Sessions Palatine, IL $5,000
Hungarian American Coalition Internship Program Washington DC $99,200
Hungarian Association (in Cleveland) Art and Culture Night Cleveland, OH $5,000
Hungarian Settlement Historical Society Opening the Hungarian Settlement Historical Museum Albany, LA $10,000
Neumann Society “#Hunnovators16 Conference”- Neumann Society’s annual conference Redwood City, CA $20,000
The Central European Institute at Quinnipiac University Hungarian American Business Leaders Scholarship Hamden, CT $50,000
Ti Ti Tabor Hungarian Folk Camp Transitions – Ti Ti Tabor Hungarian Folk Camp 2015 Edmonds, WA $3,500