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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Usiloquy Dance Designs is dedicated to promoting Indian classical dance Bharatanatyam in a contemporary context through original evening length performances and education outreach.
Valley Forge Audubon Society (VFAS) was founded in 1960 to encourage conservation of natural resources, including wildlife, plants, soil, air, and water. VFAS is a chapter of the National Audubon Society serving individuals residing in Southeastern Pennsylvania, including Delaware and Chester Counties,  and parts of Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties. Our mission is to preserve birds, other wildlife, and their habitats by promoting appreciation and stewardship of the local natural environment through education and active participation. Valley Forge Audubon Society is an all-volunteer organization with no paid staff.
The Valley Forge Convention and Visitors Bureau, Ltd. is a private, non-profit membership sales and marketing organization which promotes the Valley Forge area and Montgomery County as a convention site and leisure visitor destination by promoting patronage of its member hotels, restaurants, attractions and services. It was founded by the Montgomery County Commissioners in 1963 as the officially chartered tourism promotion agency of Montgomery County. The County Commissioners voted to privatize it in 1999, while maintaining oversight through the agency's volunteer board of directors. The Bureau does not receive funding from Montgomery County.
 The Alliance works to advocate for Valley Forge National Historical Park, to enhance the visitor experience and to promote public appreciation of the Park’s historic, environmental and recreational resources.
VietLead is a nonprofit grassroots organization aimed at serving the Vietnamese community in Philadelphia and South Jersey. 
Washington Memorial Chapel — located on Pennsylvania Route 23 in Valley Forge National Historical Park — is both a national memorial dedicated to General George Washington and an active Episcopal parish in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Widener University is a nationally-recognized, private university where academics, leadership and service matter. Founded in 1821, Widener is among the nation’s top universities for civic engagement.
Women International Leaders (WIL) of Greater Philadelphia invest in underserved women globally who take the lead in becoming self-sufficient, elevating their families and communities.
Women's Campaign International (WCI) empowers women worldwide to actively participate in civil society, political leadership, economic development and peace building. Specializing in transitional states and post-conflict regions around the world, WCI equips women and girls with the skills and support needed to transform their lives and communities. Below are just a few examples of the impact WCI has made worldwide:
The Association was established in 1931, with the purpose of promoting international trade, through monthly meetings and seminars. The Executive Board, Board of Directors, and members are all volunteers who represent every segment of the maritime industry. Through their combined efforts, they are able to offer extraordinary networking opportunities at well-attended events, particularly the Annual Banquet (held in September) and the Golf Outing (held in June).  
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