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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The Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia (CAGP) mission is to improve the quality of life of Cambodian Americans in Greater Philadelphia through direct service, advocacy, and cultural education. Our vision is to empower Cambodian Americans to be productive and successful individuals in society at large. 
Casa de Venezuela is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization. Its mission is to promote the culture, traditions, folklore and roots of Venezuela in the Delaware Valley region -- also known as The Greater Philadelphia region -- through cultural, artistic, educational, community and social events and programs.
The Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication (CARGC) at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania is an institute that produces and promotes critical, interdisciplinary, and multimodal research on global media and communication. We aim to bridge academic scholarship and public life, bringing the very best scholarship to bear on enduring global questions and pressing contemporary issues. CARGC is dedicated to supporting early-career scholars worldwide and offers fellowships at the undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, and faculty levels.
The Global Health Programs Office (GHP) at PennMed was launched by the School of Medicine in 2004, in response to requests from Penn's medical students who had formed a global health interest group. Since its initiation, the program has grown in a stepwise fashion, with the participation of programs and faculty from many departments. For convenience, global health activities may be divided into three major rubrics: (i) Education and Training; (ii) Research; (iii) Service and Clinical Programs. The CGH mission is to improve health equity worldwide – through enhanced public health awareness and access to care, discovery and outcomes based research, and comprehensive educational programs grounded in partnership.
The Center for Global Women's Health (CGWH) is an interdisciplinary collection of faculty and students who collaborate on women’s health scholarship, education, and clinical practice relevant to global issues. Faculty practice and programs of research use a health equity framework with a focus on social justice. 
Founded in 1992, the Center for the Advanced Study of India at the University of Pennsylvania is the only research institution in the United States dedicated to the study of contemporary India. The Center's key goals are to nurture a new generation of scholars across disciplines and to provide a forum for dialogue among the academic, business, and foreign policy communities. Through its collaborative research initiatives, seminars, conferences, publications, and outreach, the Center provides in-depth, policy-relevant analysis of the most pressing issues facing India and the Indo-US relationship today.
Stewards of the Miraculous Medal The Central Association of the Miraculous Medal is dedicated to spreading devotion to Mary Immaculate and her Miraculous Medal, supporting the promotion of this devotion, helping the formation and education of seminarians, providing care to the aged and infirm Priests and Brothers of the Eastern Province, and supporting programs that provide assistance to the poor.
The Chamber of Commerce of Greater West Chester, a membership based not-for-profit, is the leading business organization focused on helping you make effective community and businesses contacts. Centrally located in the heart of Chester County, our networking, marketing and advertising opportunities will be the foundation for new business for your company.
It's a non-sectarian organization, founded in 1991, open to Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. The main goal of the Center is to cultivate compassion and loving kindness, based on the philosophy and methods taught by the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso.
The Chester County Chamber of Business & Industry is a non-profit, membership based organization focused on serving the business needs of over 1,000 business members in the Chester County region. We strive to represent the area's business and community interests through actively promoting a pro–business climate in our region. We are a pro–active force in the community that seeks to promote Chester County as a premier place to live and work.
The Chilean and American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia (CACCGP) is a non-profit, apolitical membership organization created to foster increased and improved commercial and trade relations between the Republic of Chile and the Greater Philadelphia region.
Chima Steakhouse (pronounced “She-ma”) is an elegant Brazilian steakhouse offering a most unique fine dining experience. The name Chima Brazilian Steakhouse is derived from the word chimarrão, which is a typical drink from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil and is greatly enjoyed by the people of that region. Chimarrão is a Gaucho tradition that follows the peasants and townsfolk everyday living. The name comes from the Spanish word, Cimarron, which is of colonial origin and means “bitter taste.” The drink was served by the friendly and hospitable Guarani Indians to their Spanish guests, who were greatly impressed. The Guarani Indians were unique, not just because of their docile and happy nature, but also for their proud, dignified manner and their constant consumption of this exceptional beverage. It didn’t take long for the colonists to recognize the curative and invigorating properties of chimarrão.
The China Partnership of Greater Philadelphia (CPGP) is a non-profit organization that promotes collaboration on public/private cleantech initiatives between Philadelphia and the People’s Republic of China. Its objective is to accelerate job creation, attract investment, and support cleantech business incubation in Greater Philadelphia through strategic linkages to leading Chinese corporate, governmental, and academic organizations. 
Implementing policies and programs and ensuring access to services that strengthen the well-being of Philadelphia's immigrant communities.
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.
Courtyard Dancers is a non-profit Kathak dance company based in Philadelphia and Kolkata. We are especially interested in working with poetic forms in Kathak dance styles such as Ghazal, Thumri and Qawwali for exploring emotional landscapes of love, justice, humanism, and hope. Our dance-theater creations juxtapose the beauty of the classical forms with everyday movements to envision our own collages of life. We strive to make dance relevant to lived and diverse experiences of our lives, both ordinary and unique. While we work with Indian dance forms that are rooted in traditions, we are continuously searching to mold them to express the contemporary. We believe that tradition and contemporary are not oppositional, but are best understood as legacies, connections, and transformations.
Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive—at home, at school and at play. We supply these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities that have with communities that need.  
Don't settle for another boring seminar. Your workplace is made up of many personalities and learning styles. Using the wisdom of global thought leaders, CreateXChange is designed to include everyone’s viewpoint with hands on workshops. The whole team gets involved to create lasting change. Shift your business into high gear. Enjoy experiential learning that emphasizes context over content.
Crossroads Music organizes public performances by accomplished musicians with roots in cultures from around the world. Our concerts, workshops, master classes, lectures, and other activities educate the public by providing a welcoming and affordable environment for music-lovers of all ages and backgrounds to explore seldom-heard sounds and engage in intercultural dialogue. Crossroads is a community-based not-for-profit organization where musicians retain the freedom to stay close to their roots and also explore new avenues of expression. The Crossroads team is inspired by and seeks to maintain West Philadelphia’s historic role as a diverse and inclusive meeting place for different cultures, social and economic classes, and progressive social movements.