The National Federation of Hungarians (MAOSZ being the Hungarian acronym) is a charity registered in England and Wales (reg. No.:1174243) and acts as an umbrella organisation. MAOSZ promotes any charitable purpose for the benefit of the public in England and Wales in particular the advancement of education by providing training in the Hungarian language and the history and geography of Hungary; the advancement of arts, culture and heritage of Hungary by providing education, training and celebration of traditions and customs; and the advancement of citizenship and/or community development by promoting knowledge and mutual understanding between different ethnic groups.

MAOSZ carries out its activities primarily by supporting its member organisations or, when appropriate, by providing them directly.