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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Serving the needs of area businesses for over 50 years, the Lower Bucks County Chamber of Commerce (LBCCC) is the leading organization dedicated to promoting business in the Lower Bucks County region. Consisting of over 1500 members representing small, medium and large businesses and professional firms the Chamber services an area encompassing 22 municipalities in Lower Bucks County.
The Main Line Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, membership-based business advocacy organization committed to enabling members to succeed, promoting economic growth in the region, developing an informed business community, and enhancing the quality of life on the Main Line. The Main Line stretches from City Avenue in Bala Cynwyd westward along Lancaster Avenue to Frazer. North-South boundaries are typically viewed as Route 202 to the north and Route 3 (West Chester Pike) to the south.
To promote local intra- and inter-cultural connections by providing a forum for the fostering and sharing of Indian culture. Mission To promote local intra- and inter-cultural connections by providing a forum for the fostering and sharing of Indian culture. Description M.L.I.A was formed to promote local intra- and inter-cultural connections by providing a forum for the fostering and sharing of Indian culture through educational, cultural, and social programs and activities. Informations générales
The Mayor's Commission on African and Caribbean Immigrant Affairs is the premier organization in Philadelphia dealing with issues affecting peoples of African and Caribbean Diaspora. The commission is a great resource for city leadership, as well as immigrants of the Caribbean and African communities. We engage and provide community assistance and resources in accessing municipal services.
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” —Maya Angelou
At the Monell Center, scientists from many disciplines work together to focus on understanding the mechanisms and functions of taste and smell and define the broad significance of these senses in human health and disease. Monell is the world’s only independent, non-profit scientific institute dedicated to basic research on taste and smell.
MISSION STATEMENT Multicultural Arts Exchange of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia is a diverse, professional, cross-cultural arts organization that serves the community by presenting, producing and promoting traditional and contemporary performing and visual arts to the underserved population in Greater Northeast and surrounding areas. VISION STATEMENT Our short-term goal is to run several performing arts series in Northeast Philadelphia during the next year. Our long-term goal is to develop Northeast Philadelphia Coalition for Arts and Culture as a professional Arts Council
The Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP-Philadelphia) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), all-volunteer, Pan-Asian American professional organization that promotes the career advancement and leadership development of Asian American professionals in all fields through networking, respecting Asian multiculturalism, and supporting diversity and community service.
The National Museum of American Jewish History’s mission is to present educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Our purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and to inspire in people of all backgrounds a greater appreciation for the diversity of the American Jewish experience and the freedoms to which Americans aspire.
Established in 1638, New Sweden Colony--the first permanent European settlement in the Delaware Valley--brought innovation and friendly trade relations to the New World. Founded primarily by settlers from Sweden and Finland, the multicultural nature of the colony expanded in 1639 when Antoni Swart (Black Antony) arrived.
Norris Square Neighborhood Project is a community-driven, bilingual learning center in North Philadelphia that offers innovative youth and community programming including after school programs for youth K-8th grades, arts and media programs for youth 14-19, urban gardening and a year round CSA for community residents of all ages.
Madrugadores is a Breakfast Rotary Club encompassing every race, religion, social and political background from throughout the Northern and Southern hemispheres and the Caribbean Islands. We come together to enjoy friendship, fellowship and to plan service and activities for our community, especially the young people who struggle daily with serious distractions from their health, educational and cultural pursuits.
We believe in the power of today's poor to break the circle of povery and create a sustainable living in their community. We are a 501c(3) nonprofit organization working to eradicate poverty in West Africa through self-help and youth empowerment programs. Together with individuals, organizations, businesses and governments, through networking, lobbying, building projects and recruiting volunteers,we are creating wealth and social change.