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

by | Aug 19, 2016 | News

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 OrganizationProject or ProgramVenueAmount granted
AHHH (American Hungarian Heritage House)Artistic performance by National Dance EnsembleAshburn, 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 areaNew York, N.Y.$8,000
American Hungarian Library and Historical SocietyArtistic performance by National Dance EnsembleNew York, N.Y.$10,000
Arts ClaytonThe 1956 Hungarian Freedom Fight: 60 Years LaterJonesboro, GA$10,000
Bethlen Home of the Hungarian Reformed Federation of AmericaArtistic performance by National Dance EnsembleLigonier, PA$5,000
Birmingham Ethnic Festival OrganizationCommemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution as seen through the eyes of ToledoToledo, OH$10,000
Boca Raton Museum of ArtArt of HungaryBoca Raton, FL$10,000
California EU Cultural Institute“Revolution – Refugee – Renewal” – Hungarian American Visual History Archive – Creation of Searchable Website & Video InstallationSan 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 PresbyteryDedication of 1956 Szabadsag Kopjafa & Children’s Art of Freedom CompetitionOrlando, FL$5,000
Creative Cultural ExchangeMinnesota Remembers: 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian RevolutionMinnetonka, MN$10,000
Csűrdöngölő Folk EnsembleArtistic performance by National Dance EnsemblePiscataway, NJ$10,000
Hungarian American Cultural AssociationCommemorative Performance of the 1956 Hungarian RevolutionSarasota, FL$10,000
Hungarian American Cultural Association (HACA) of Houston“1956 – 60 Years Later”Houston, Texas$7,500
Hungarian American Cultural Center – HACCCommemoration 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 RevolutionCleveland, OH$2,200
Hungarian (Magyar) Club of Chicago1956 – Sixty Years LaterMount 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 GeorgiaCommemoration of the 60th Anniversary Year of 1956 in GeorgiaRoswell, GA$3,000
Hungarian Freedom Fighters Federation Inc., San Francisco Area ChapterGloria Victis Statue Renovation and 60th Anniversary Commemoration of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom FightOakland, CA$5,000
Hungarian Heritage Foundation of the San Francisco Bay AreaHungarian Flag Raising to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 October RevolutionSan Ramon, CA$2,500
Hungarian Reformed Church in PhoenixChurch service in honor of the holiday and all you can eat lunchPhoenix 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 Exteris46th Annual Western District Summer CampDiamond Bar, CA$10,000
Hungarian Society of MassachusettsCommemoration in Boston, Massachusetts of the 60th Anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956Belmont, MA$10,000
Metroplex Magyar Cultural CircleArtistic performanceFort Worth, TX$6,000
Seattle-Pecs Sister City AssociationProgram series of commemorate the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian revolutionBellevue, WA$9,970
The American Foundation for Hungarian Youth and CultureRenovation of the 1956 Freedom Fighter StatueNaples, FL$4,500
The Hungarian Arts ClubArtistic performance by National Dance EnsembleYpsilanti, MI$10,000
United Hungarian SocietiesCleveland 1956 Commemoration ProjectCleveland, Ohio$10,000
United Magyar House of Los AngelesCsík 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 OrganizationProject or ProgramVenueAmount granted
American Hungarian Friends of ScoutingEthnography research trip to HungaryCleveland, Ohio$7,500
Cleveland Hungarian Heritage SocietyProgram EnhancementCleveland, Ohio$10,000
Csik Hago Hungarian School and KindergartenTheater Workshop and Summer SessionsPalatine, IL$5,000
Hungarian American CoalitionInternship ProgramWashington DC$99,200
Hungarian Association (in Cleveland)Art and Culture NightCleveland, OH$5,000
Hungarian Settlement Historical SocietyOpening the Hungarian Settlement Historical MuseumAlbany, LA$10,000
Neumann Society“#Hunnovators16 Conference”- Neumann Society’s annual conferenceRedwood City, CA$20,000
The Central European Institute at Quinnipiac UniversityHungarian American Business Leaders ScholarshipHamden, CT$50,000
Ti Ti Tabor Hungarian Folk CampTransitions – Ti Ti Tabor Hungarian Folk Camp 2015Edmonds, WA$3,500

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