Indian migrants began arriving in the United States as early as 1800’s. Though few in number at the time, the Indian population has surged in leaps and bounds since the 1990s to become one of the largest immigrant group in the country. Today they are the best educated group in the country.
United States has many india associations which you can be a member of and take part in several cultural activities organized by these associations. Many universities too have Indian associations to make you feel at home.
Each India Association has a number of different goals and activities. Most are non-profit, non-political and non-religious organisation.
List of several Indian associations is given below:
- Kerala Associations
- Gujarati Associations
- Telugu Associations
- Telangana Associations
- Goan Associations
- Tamil Associations
- Kannada Associations
- Punjabi Associations
- Marathi Associations
- Bengali Associations
- Other India Associations
The association is formed by the Malayalam speaking people from Kerala,India. GRAMAM promotes and propagates the culture of Kerala by conducting quality cultural programs and organizing get-togethers and picnics.
Greater Carolina Kerala Association GCKA, USA
Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. It is a cultural association to promote and facilitate the cultural, educational, social and economic welfare of the Keralite community both among Keralites and the surrounding community at large.
Kerala Association of New England, KANE
Kerala Association of New England (KANE) is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious cultural organization working towards the betterment of the social lifestyle of the Malayalee in the New England area.
Malayalee Association Of Northern California MANCA
MANCA is based in San Francisco Bay area
Federation of Kerala Associations of North America, Fremont ,CA, USA
FOKANA is an umbrella organization of Kerala Malayalee associations in North America and Canada. It seeks to preserve the North American Malayali integrity and promotes the Kerala Cultural identity
Greater Atlanta Malayalee Association GAMA
Malayalee Association of North Florida
Manofa emphasizes the goal of preserving and promoting the moral, social, cultural, educational, literary and artistic heritage of Indian community in North Florida.
Kerala Association of Los Angeles KALA
Kerala Association Of Washington
A non-profit, non-political, non-religious cultural organization working towards the betterment of the social lifestyle of Keralites
Malayalee Association of Greater Houston
Association of Greater Houston (MAGH) is a non-profit, nonpolitical, secular and cultural organization, organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes.
Kerala Association of Greater Washington KAGW
Greater Washington Metro area that includes Maryland, Virginia, Baltimore and Richmond
Kerala Association Of Dallas
The Kerala Association Of Dallas was established in 1976 as a non-profit cultural association to promote and foster international relationship and goodwill
The Oklahoma Malayalee Association OMA
The Oklahoma Malayalee Association, OMA, is a secular, non-partisan and non-profit making organization to promote social and cultural integration of Malayalees in Oklahoma and foster and promote cultural heritage of India in general, Kerala in particular
Detroit Malayalee Association
DMA provides a forum for the Malayalees residing in Detroit and neighboring areas to meet and exchange views and also to foster their friendship, goodwill, moral, social, educational, literary, artistic and cultural heritage.
A Non-profit Cultural Organization of Malayalees in Metro Detroit
Sacramento Regional Association of Malayalees SARGAM
SARGAM is a nonprofit malayalee cultural organization
Minnesota Malayalee Association
Minnesota Malayalee Association (MMA)is a non-profit, nonpolitical, secular and cultural organization, organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes.
Orlando Malayali Association
Orlando Regional Malayalee Association's mission is to promote cooperation and understanding among Malayalees of Orlando and surrounding cities
Capital District Malayalee Association
To develop, promote, increase and cultivate an appreciation of Malayalee heritage through cultural, recreational and social activities.
New England Malayalee Association
NEMA promotes a deeper understanding of Malayalam language, literature, and art
Kerala Association of Palm Beach, Florida
KAPBís main objective is to maintain and preserve the culture and heritage of Kerala. The association intends to conduct numerous programs and activities for the progression of our community.
Gujarati Cultural Association of Bay Area
Promotes Gujarati culture
Gujarati Association of Tampa Bay area
Gujarati Association of North Carolina, USA
Gujarati Samaj of Minnesota
A cultural, charitable, and educational non-profit organization based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Samaj is one of the largest cultural organizations in the Midwest, with thousands of Gujarati-speaking members and supporters.
Vishwa Gujarati Samaj USA
Vishwa Gujarati Samaj USA provides platform for the interaction amongst Gujaratis residing in the United States. It works for the growth, prosperity and progress of Gujaratis settled in the U.S. and inspires them to cultivate the spirit of brotherhood, co-operation and to promote and preserve Gujarati language, its tradition, its culture and its cultural heritage.
Telugu Association of North America
TANA aims to perpetuate, integrate, and assimilate the cultural heritage of the Telugu-speaking people into the mainstream of North America.
American Telugu Association
To perpetuate, preserve, and maintain the heritage of the people of Telugu origin.
Bay Area Telugu Association
Bay Area Telugu Association (BATA) is a non-profit organization devoted to the awareness and promotion of Telugu culture in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.
Telugu Association of Greater Boston (TAGB)
Ethnic Organizations in New England region connecting the Telugu-loving community of the neighboring states of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and Connecticut.
Tristate Telugu Association
The Tri-State Telugu Association (TTA) is a non-profit incorporated organization of people of Telugu Origin residing in states of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin.
Telugu Association of Greater Chicago
Telugu Association of Greater Chicago (TAGC) is a non-profit organization devoted to the awareness and promotion of Telugu Heritage and Culture in the mid-west regio
Telugu association Of North Texas
Non-profit, non-religious organization to Maintain, preserve and perpetuate the cultural heritage of Telugu speaking people of North Texas.
Colorado Telugu Association
Sole purpose of bringing together our Telugu community
Telugu Association of Central Ohio
cultural, social and literary needs of the Telugu people
Telugu Association of Greater Kansas City
Telugu Association of Metro Atlanta
TAMA organizes 'Sahiti Sadassu' (literary meet), musical nights, fund-raising programs, Ganesh Pooja, Kidfest, Telugu movie screening
Telugu Cultural Association, Austin ,TX
Telugu Fine Arts Society
Serving the Telugu speaking people in New Jersey
Telugu Association of Greater Cleveland
To promote Telugu culture in the Cleveland-Akron Metropolitan Area. To strengthen Telugu community ties through various cultural and social events.
Atlanta Telugu Christava Samavesam
Telangana NRI Association : TeNA
TeNA is formed to provide a platform for literary, cultural, educational, social and developmental activities in USA and in Telangana.
Telangana Culture Association's
Telangana Culture Association is formed to help preserve and promote Telangana culture and festivals world wide.
American Telangana Association (ATA)
American Telangana Association is a non-profit organization devoted to the awareness, promotion, and preservation of the unique culture and traditions of Telangana.
Telangana American Telugu Association TATA
Telangana American Telugu Association is a Non-profit socio-cultural charitable organization built to promote, preserve and perpetuate the Telangana community in the US and Canada
Telangana Association of Greater Houston
Triangle Telangana Association
Triangle Telangana Associationís purpose is to serve individuals and families of the Telanganites living in Triangle Area
Washington Telangana Association
Washington Telangana Association (WATA) was formed to serve the aspirations of Telangana people in preserving and cherishing their culture in United States.
Kansas City Telangana Cultural Association KCTCA
Kansas City Telangana Cultural Association (KCTCA) was formed to serve the aspirations of Telangana people in preserving and cherishing their culture in United States
Philadelphia Telangana Association
Philadelphia Telangana Association (PTA) formed by the Telangana Non Resident Indians (TNRIs), to preserve the cultural identity and contribute to its development.
Columbus Telangana Association
CTA is a non-profit and an Ohio based Telangana Organization : To help restore and build the identity, pride & self-respect of Telanganites and to be a part of developed, prosperous & vibrant Telangana region.
Brihan Maharashtra Mandal
Promote and nurture Marathi culture through its arts, literature, and language
Maharashtra Mandal Bay Area
Non-profit organization serving the Northern California, Bay Area...... promote cultural ties among people interested in Maharashtrian culture
Dallas-Fort Worth Maharashtra Mandal
Los Angeles -- MAIYTRA
New England Marathi Mandal
New Jersey Marathi Vishwa
Marathi Vishwa, is a cultural, educational, social service and non-profit organization which represents the Marathi-Speaking people from India in New Jersey.
Pittsburgh Maharashtra Mandal
Triveni Mitra Mandal of Greater Cincinnati
Maharashtra Foundation has worked towards reducing poverty in India via technology, education entrepreneurship. Some of our prime concerns are providing better healthcare and education for the under priviledged, and empowering women and minority groups for their economic improvement.
Baltimore Marathi Mandal
A unique social community for area residents to make new friends, renew cultural ties and encourage children to learn about the Maharashtrian tradition and culture.
Maharashtra Mandal of Atlanta
Forum for people who claim 'Marathi' as their mother tongue, however it is open to anyone who wants to join.
The Goan Association of New Jersey
Promotes social, cultural, educational and charitable activities, primarily for the good of its members and worthwhile causes in Goa, India
List of World Goan Associations
G.O.A. (Goans of America) - Los Angeles, The Goan Association - New York, The Goan Association of the Washington Metropolitan Area, New England Goans of Boston Massachuttes, Konkani Association of California (KAOCA)
Goan Association of Hudson Valley
The Goan Association of Hudson Valley is a non-profit organization promoting cultural, educational and charitable activites for its members.
Goan Overseas Association - DC - USA
Catholic Goan Network
Catholic Goan Network is a network of Catholic Goans who conduct services and programmes for the benefit and welfare of the Catholic Goan Community around the world
Punjabi Cultural Society of Chicago
Cultural oriented organization cultivating social, recreational, and cultural activities for the Punjabi community.
Punjabi American Heritage Society, USA
The Punjabi American Heritage Society is a nonprofit, non-political and secular organization.
Association of Kannada Kootas of America
Austin Kannada Sangha
Brindavana Karnataka Cultural Organization, New Jersey
Colorado Kannada Koota
Kannada Koota of Northern California (KKNC), USA
Kasturi Kannada Association of North East, Cleveland
Chandana Kannada Sangha, Kansas City, USA
Chandana Kannada Sangha (CKS) is a cultural organization that serves to promote cultural and social activities of Kannadigas in the Kansas City Metro Area
Kannada Association of North Texas
Kannada Vrinda - Houston
Louisville Abhimaana Kannada Sangha
Kannada Association of Indianapolis
Mallige is a cultural organization representing the Kannada speaking people (Kannidigaa's) from the state of Karnataka in south India, who have settled in Indiana, USA.
North American Sankethi Association
New England Kannada Koota
Nrupathunga Kannada Koota
Pampa Kannada Koota, Michigan
Sampige - Triangle Kannada Association
Tri-State Kannada Cultural Association
A confluence of Kannadigas from Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania areas
Bay Area Tamil Manram
Bay Area Tamil Manram is a non-profit, non-political, and non-partisan organization serving the San Francisco bay area
Boston Thamil Association
Our goal is to foster the growth and development of Thamil culture and advance the learning of the rich cultural values by SriLankan Thamil residents in the New England area.
Chicago Tamil Sangam
To unite the Tamils living in the Greater Chicago area, fostering their commitment to the promotion of Tamil Values, Art and Language.
Greater Atlanta Tamil Sangam GATS
GATS is devoted to preserve and promote our rich Tamil heritage and to foster understanding, friendship, goodwill and appreciation between Tamil-speaking people and various cross-sections of the people of Georgia.
Federation of Tamil Sangams of North America
Houston Tamil Sangam
Ilankai Tamil Sangam
Association of Tamils of Sri Lanka in the USA
Nagarathar Sangam of North America
New Jersey Tamil Sangam
Seattle Tamil Sangam
Tamil Association of Colorado (TAC)
Tamil Association of Greater Delaware Valley
Tamil Sangam of Carolina
Bay Area Prabasi
PRABASI is a non-profit socio-cultural organization of the Bengalis of the San Francisco Bay Area,
Bengali Association of Greater Rochester
Bengali Cultural Association Of Arizona
Northern Virginia Bengali Association
The Bengali Cultural Association of Colorado, USA
Udayani Cultural Club
Association of Indians in Connecticut for bengali, Indians
Indian Performing Art Center
Asian American Hotel Owners Association
Dallas-Fort Worth Oriya Society
This society consists of all oriyas living in and around Dallas Fortworth Metroplex
India Association of Greater Boston (IAGB)
India Association of Northern Colorado
India Association of North Texas (IANT)
India Association of Western Washington
India Association Tallahassee , Florida
Indo American Association Of Delaware
IAAD is the largest cultural non-profit organization whose mission is to promote Indian Culture amongst Non-Indians in Delaware area.
Jain Center of Northern California
Young Sindhi Adults Association
Kerala Hindus of North America
Kerala Hindus of North America is the organization for all Hindu Malayalees of the North American continent.
Bihar Association of North America
Bihar Association of North America (BANA) is an organization of people of Bihar origin residing in North America. BANA was formed to preserve and promote social and cultural heritage of Bihar.
Generally India Associations
- Organise cultural activities and functions like diwali, christmas & holi.
- Promote social and welfare activities like picnics days & bollywood dance competitions.
- Promote awareness of Indian traditions
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