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Grace Goulding

Meet Grace Goulding, Our Spring Intern

Every semester, HIF offers the opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to intern with the foundation gaining substantive work experience while enjoying the bustling life of the US Capitol. This spring HIF is hosting Grace Goulding of American University. Grace Goulding is currently a third-year Undergraduate student at American University studying Communications and International Relations. […]

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HIF Board Members Join Hungarian American Coalition for 26th Annual Mikulas Dinner

HIF Chairman of the Board April Foley, HIF Board Members Edith Lauer and Kurt Volker, and HIF Executive Director Anna Smith Lacey joined members of the Hungarian American Coalition at the Annual Mikulás Dinner to celebrate the Hungarian American community’s accomplishments this year.  On December 1, 2017 over 100 members and friends of the Hungarian American […]

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Fall 2017 Newsletter

Read our Fall 2017 Newsletter

Fall is always a busy time for HIF and this year was no exception. We are privileged to have had the chance to sponsor the Hungarian Heritage Festival in New York, Hungarian scholars to the 2017 CEPA Forum, and a host of programs promoting Hungarian arts and culture. We also joined the American Hungarian Federation and TFAS in celebrating their […]

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AHF Celebrates 110 Years of Excellence

This past weekend, the American Hungarian Federation (AHF) celebrated its 110 year anniversary. At the event, HIF Board Member Kurt Volker and HIF Executive Director Anna Smith Lacey were honored with the organization’s service award for their commitment to strengthening Hungarian American relations.  “The anniversary celebration’s moments, traditions and memories have special powers. It increases […]

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Meet our New Grants Manager, Franciska Cunningham-Epli

Franciska Cunningham-Epli has just joined the Hungary Initiatives Foundation as Grants Manager in October, 2017.  In this capacity, she will serve as primary point of contact for all HIF grantees, and will coordinate the pre-award and post-award processes associated with HIF’s diverse grant portfolio.  Being from a Hungarian minority in Romania, from Transylvania, and having lived on […]

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