Organizations

The Philadelphia region is home to hundreds of non-profit organizations, civic and professional associations, and public agencies dedicated to connecting the region to the rest of the world and enhancing its international reputation.  

Whether it's an international development agency working on behalf of women's rights in Afghanistan or teaching sustainable agricultural techniques in Africa, an association of citizens organized in support of the goals of the United Nations, a chapter of the International Visitors Council dedicated to citizen diplomacy, or a chamber of commerce focused on promoting business ties with South America, you can find it here.  

 

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 (GPA member organizations appear at the beginning of the list, followed by non-member organizations in alphabetical order.)

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Greater Philadelphia United Chinese American Chamber of Commerce (GPUCACC) is a non-profit organization. Our mission is to unite Chinese-American businesspeople and other professionals, in striving for improved social and economical welfare and improving cooperation and friendship between the Chinese American community and other communities in the United States. 
Haverford is one of America's leading liberal arts colleges, a close-knit intellectual community that combines the Quaker values of dignity, tolerance and respect with a rigorous academic program.
The Haverford College Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC) fulfills its mission to integrate "innovative scholarship and responsible civic engagement around contemporary issues of global significance" by sponsoring and supporting a broad menu of programs.
Ikatu International is a non-profit organization focused on leveraging markest to create employment opportunities for the world’s youth population. Ikatu identifies gaps within current youth employment efforts, strategically models and implements solutions that leverage the staff's blended value experience (economic, social, and environmental), and creates significant impact measurements that drive dialogue on transparency and accountability. Ikatu International aspires to enable self sufficiency, teach life and social skills, and create building blocks for future generations by connecting youth to economic opportunity.
Founded in 1982, the Indochinese American Council (IAC) is a grassroots, community-based neighborhood organization for immigrants, refugees, and other minorities (African-American, African, Hispanic, Caribbean, Asian, European, etc.).
Intercultural Journeys seeks to promote understanding in pursuit of peace among people of diverse faiths and conflicting cultures through dialogue and the presentation of world-class performances in music, dance, the spoken word, and other art forms.
Do you want to change the world? Are you interested in developing the full range of your peacebuilding abilities? Are you full of ideas and driven by a desire to be part of a worldwide movement to bring about sustainable peace? This program is designed for social change entrepreneurs who want to find creative solutions to tough local and global problems.
The Irish American Business Chamber & Network, Inc. (IABCN) is a nonpartisan business organization promoting the interests of its members and the development of economic and educational relationships between the United States, Ireland, and Northern Ireland.
The Irish Center In Philadelphia, also known as the The Society of Commodore John Barry, USN,  is to sponsor and support programs and activities in the Delaware Valley--includes Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware--which celebrate and promote Irish art, culture, and heritage.
Italian Professionals already created numerous other organizations in the United States, based in large cities like Boston, New York, Chicago and San Francisco.
JEVS, Jewish Employment and Vocational Services, is a noprofit organization that focuses on improving employment and quality of life for those challenged physically, emotionally, and developmentally, as well as those facing socio-economic challenges. It provides over 20 programs, including skills development, job readiness services, rehabilitation and recovery, residential services, and in-home assistance. 
 To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. They are empowering young people to own their economic success. Their volunteer-based K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire kids to dream big and reach their potential.
Keiyo Soy Ministries (KSM) was founded by Dr. Elijah Korich in February of 2000. KSM is a non-denominational, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for children and adults in Kerio Valley, Rift Valley Kenya. KSM's mission includes providing communities in the Rift Valley with safe, clean drinking water, emergency vehicles, and health care clinics, and equipping the national pastors and church leaders to minister to their own people.
Latin Fiesta, Inc. is a charitable arts organization dedicated to building cultural bridges through musical performances.
LearnServe Egypt supports college students in the U.S. and Egypt as they create socially responsible, culturally aware business ventures.