Celebrating the Pride of our Nation

The Carnegie Corporation of New York joins us in celebrating immigrants with their annual Fourth of July "Immigrants: The Pride of America" ad.  Among the distinguished immigrants featured from fields as varied as politics, business, applied physics and comedy are many Vilcek Foundation prizewinners, grantees, and artists – as well as our very own Jan Vilcek!  Learn more about the Carnegie Corporation here.

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  • A Message from Jan and Marica Vilcek

    Our founders arrived as penniless refugees over fifty years ago, but with the kindness and opportunity they received in the United States, they went on to accomplish great things in biomedical science and art history. Read their statement on the recent executive order imposing a travel ban.