The Honickman Foundation
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Welcome to The Honickman Foundation, dedicated to the support of projects that promote the arts, health, education, social change and heritage.

We fund a small group of issues and organizations where we feel we can truly make a difference. We look for projects in the community where we can work collaboratively and where we can be hands-on and stay very engaged.

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What's Happening

CeaseFirePA Rally

On January 23rd, 2013, hundreds of Pennsylvanians traveled to the Capitol Building in Harrisburg with a message to our elected officials — We Demand Action Now. Participants in this "Day of Action" ranged from long-time gun violence prevention advocates to first-time visitors to Harrisburg, and included parents, teachers, families and students from across the state.

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Tomás Q. Morín | A Larger Country
2012 APR / Honickman First Book Prize in Poetry
Gerard H. Gaskin | Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene
2012 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography
CeaseFire PA Rally
January 23, 2013: A Day of Action
JBJ Soul Homes
Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation / Project H.O.M.E. Partnership
Our Partners

CDS First Book Prize

Gerard H. Gaskin has won the 2012 Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography for his black-and-white and color photographs that document, as Gaskin writes, "the performative and aesthetic history of the African American and Latino house and ballroom community." Gaskin's work was selected from two hundred entries in the sixth biennial First Book Prize competition.

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What's New

JBJ Soul Homes

The JBJ Soul Homes, fueled by a lead gift from the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, broke ground in November 2012. This affordable housing project will feature a newly constructed, four story mixed-use development with retail space, residences and offices.

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