The French-American Cultural Foundation is committed to advancing and enhancing partnerships between France and America through initiatives in the arts, business, and sciences. We celebrate our shared culture and a way of life that emphasizes independence, creativity, and excellence.
Together with Notre-Dame de Paris
Celebrating the spiritual and cultural significance of Notre-Dame de Paris and hope for its future after the tragic fire, The French-American Cultural Foundation was part of a special concert held on April 26th in support of restoration efforts. We are proud to support the current fundraising drive. If you would like to make a donation you can do so at:
Friends of Notre Dame: You can donate online using a credit card or PayPal, or by sending a check in the mail.
La Fondation du patrimoine: The French Heritage Foundation is accepting tax-deductible donations online via credit card to contribute to rebuilding the cathedral.
Partner Spotlight: Mount Vernon
The French-American Cultural Foundation is partnered with some of the world’s most important historical sites and esteemed institutions. On the May 15th, Mount Vernon will be holding a unique lecture by Library Research Fellow Iris de Rode on the recently discovered letters between George Washington and unsung revolutionary hero Francois-Jean de Chastellux.
Jazz Meets France Concert
On November 15, 2017, The French-American Cultural Foundation was honored to host “JAZZ MEETS FRANCE” at the Lisner Auditorium, a concert celebrating the lives and music of the WW1 jazzmen-soldiers, the Harlem Hell Fighters.
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Today, and every day, we honor veterans from the United States and France who have served side by side to defend freedom around the world. We say thank you to the military and their families on both sides of the Atlantic for their work and sacrifice in the past, today and tomorrow.
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