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Kossuth House

The Kossuth Foundation is working to establish the former HRFA headquarters building at DuPont Circle in the heart of Washington, D.C. as a new Hungarian Heritage Center in the Nation’s capital. Read More
Jul 11 2019

Kossuth House News

SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENTS TOWARD RE-ESTABLISHMENT OF A HUNGARIAN CULTURAL CENTER IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

July 11, 2019

Washington DC. The Kossuth Foundation is pleased to announce that the Government of Hungary has purchased the historic Kossuth House.  This property has served as a center in Washington DC for the Hungarian-American community and will once again be a community center for those of Hungarian ancestry and visiting Hungarian nationals.

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Kossuth Foundation News

  • 2020 Quadrennial Meeting Minutes (Other) 04-08-2020

    Kossuth FoundationKossuth House, Washington, DCMinutes of the Quadrennial General Meeting March 14, 2020, 9:45AM The meeting was convened at 9:45 by...

  • 2020 Quadrennial Meeting Summary (Other) 03-21-2020

    On March 14, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. the Kossuth House Board of Directors conducted the Quadrennial Meeting Here is a summary of the event Invitation A...

  • Bylaws 2020 (Other) 03-20-2020

    BY-LAWS OF THE KOSSUTH FOUNDATION OF THE HUNGARIAN REFORMED FEDERATION OF AMERICA Article I – General Provisions A. Name. The name of the...

  • 2020 Quadrennial Meeting - Coronavirus Update (Library News and Events) 03-18-2020

    Public health officials are urging people to avoid crowds and public gatherings and to practice good hygiene when interacting with the public...

Mission Statement

The mission of the Foundation is to, “foster diversity in American society and honor the presence of Hungarian Americans in it by maintaining and encouraging the language, heritage, religious traditions, and historical culture of Hungarians in America and the appreciation thereof.” [from Article I of the Kossuth Foundation Bylaws]

Kossuth Foundation Awarded Grant from the Bethlen Gabor Foundation

On May 24, 2018, the Kossuth Foundation was awarded a generous 1,000,000 HUF (approximately $3,600) grant from the Bethlen Gabor Foundation (Bethlen Gábor Alapitvány or BGA) to support the Kossuth Foundation’s adult Hungarian language education program. The BGA is supported by the National Policy Research Institute (Nemzetpolitikai Kutatóintézet) of the Government of Hungary. Upon hearing of the grant award, Gabor Rozsa, Executive Director of the Foundation, said “We are enormously appreciative of the generous support we have received from the Bethlen Gabor Foundation and the Hungarian Government.”

The Kossuth Foundation’s language program offers evening adult language education in the Washington, DC metro area at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. The program employs professional teachers who are all native Hungarian speakers with practical experience in language education. In the past, the program has been supported by donations from students, and has struggled to break even. This new grant will allow the program greater flexibility to grow and provide more services to the community. Grant funds will be used to help defray the salaries of teachers and also to purchase supplies to enhance the ability of the classes to meet student needs.

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