Organization NameCategoryMission
GunjanMedia - TV, Radio, Print
Vishwa Hindu ParishadSocial / Cultural
Prachar - Raise Awareness
Promote Unity amongst Hindus through a network of Parishad chapters and like-minded organizations.
Represent Hindu Interest through various forums.
Raise Hindu Awareness through seminars, conferences, publications, media, audio-visual aids. Read More

Seva - Serve the Community
Provide Community Service to people in distress or need without consideration of race, religion or nationality.
Build a Team of Parishad members for community service through a strong portfolio of programs and projects.

Samskar - Cultivate Hindu Values
Cultivate a spirit of self respect for our way of life, our environment, our Dharma Gurus and institutions and respect for the people of all colors, creeds, races and religions.
Create opportunities for imbibing Hindu Values, Hindu Scriptures and Hindu Heritage through Bal Vihars, Camps, Family Retreats, Hindu Community Centers and Educational Institutions.

Sampark - Network
Establish Worldwide Contacts with Hindus institutions, temples and people through projects and programs focusing on Hindu interests.
Bridge communities and people of all faith.
Raise Funds for Parishad Mission.



United India AssociationSocial / Cultural
Friends Of Indian Seniors (FISCO)Services / VolunteeringFISCO or the Friends of Indian Senior Citizens Organization, seeks to bring together and assist the elderly
South Asian community. We offer support and friendship to our elders who have already sacrificed a huge part of their lives to nurture two generations of their families.
Telegu Association of Greater BosotnSocial / Cultural
BAPS, AtlantaReligious / SpiritualAs a socio-spiritual organization, the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha engages in a broad array of activities, which makes answering the question ‘what does BAPS do?’ difficult. This section organizes BAPS’ more than 160 activities in 6 categories that summarize the major areas of our service. We encourage you to explore each of the following sections.
New England Hindu TempleReligious / Spiritual
SpringwellServices / Volunteering
Sounds of IndiaMedia - TV, Radio, Print
Satsang CenterReligious / Spiritual
SamarServices / Volunteering
SaheliServices / Volunteering
Saheli, a community-based women’s organization in New England, was founded in 1996. Saheli mission is to empower South Asian women and their families to live safe and healthy lives.
Led by a small staff and a cadre of dedicated volunteers headquartered in Burlington, MA and Shrewsbury. MA, and Nashua, New Hampshire. Saheli is uniquely focused on the needs of South Asians.Read More

Saheli offers help regardless of religion, ethnicity, age, gender or sexual orientation. Our popular community programs serve immigrants and families from all over the world.



South Asia Bar Assoc. of Greater BostonProfessional
Prabasi of New EnglandSocial / Cultural
Patidar SamajSocial / Cultural
Orissa Society of New EnglandSocial / Cultural
New England Marathi MandalSocial / Cultural
Minuteman Senior ServicesServices / Volunteering
LokvaniMedia - TV, Radio, Print'Lokvani' translated literally means 'Public Voice'. They aim to serve the Indian community in New England through this website. They invite participation in making it a success. Share your opinions, ideas, articles, poems etc...
Learn Quest AcademyEducational / Other
Jain Sangh of New EnglandReligious / SpiritualJain Sangh of New England (JSNE) was founded in Year 2000 to create a Jain Derasar (Temple) in Boston Area to help preserve centuries old Jain rituals and practices for generations to come. Learn more about JSNE, its regular activities like Pathshala, Swathyaya, daily Aarti and Mangal Divo, as well as upcoming and past events.
JhankarMedia - TV, Radio, Print
Jain Center for Northern CaliforniaReligious / Spiritual
Jain Center of Greater BostonReligious / SpiritualJainCenter of Greater Boston (JCGB) is primarily a religious social non-profit organization. We welcome all who are interested in Jain philosophy, live & learn and practice "Jainism". Our center was one of the first of its kind in North America when it was established in 1973. Ever since then, the center has played a pivotal and pioneering role in advancing Jain thought and philosophy in North America and strengthening the roots of the Jain community in the region
India Society of WorcesterSocial / CulturalThe India Society of Worcester, affectionately known as the ISW, is one of New England's most vibrant Indian associations. It is primarily a cultural, social, educational and charitable organization. The ISW’s purpose is to encourage people with ancestral origin in India or people who are otherwise interested in India, to form an effective and cohesive group with the objective of retaining, facilitating, and fostering the cultural heritage of India; including ethnic arts, languages and religions of its people. The society adds to the richness of the cultural diversity of the region and is a window into the cultural heritage of India for the local community. The ISW is non-political and non-sectarian. It does not subscribe to any one religion and does not discriminate against any person because of his or her religious beliefs or ethnic background.
Indian Americans of LexingtonSocial / CulturalOur mission is to provide a common platform for pursuing shared goals and promoting joint efforts in educational, charitable and civic activities of the young to old of the Lexington community.
Indian Medical Assoc. of New EnglandProfessional1. Protect the Art of healing.
2. License to practice the Art of medicine.
3. Opportunity to get to work and serve the hospital.
4. Being allowed to be vendors with insurance companies.
5. Ability to be treated fairly with local self government, federal govt and university in their
quest for research funds,academic promotions and empowerments for
positions of power based on the passion and performance.
6. Work within the profession and otherwise to break the glass ceilings for our bright of the
brightest women from all angles.
7. AMA, MMS,AAPI have to demonstrate that they have helped the needs of IMANE members
and at the same time work together for common objectives.
8. Collaborations with other Indian American and other NGO charitable organizations for serving
the community and citizens at large here and globally.
9. Exciting and helping young health care professionals, med students, residents and help grow
family and friends.
10. Political advocacy for promoting the goals and missions of IMANE.
India Assoc. of Greater BostonSocial / CulturalThe India Association of Greater Boston, founded in 1962, is the premier Indian-American organization in New England, representing immigrants from the Indian subcontinent and their progeny living in Greater Boston, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the states of New Hampshire and Rhode Island.
HESSCOServices / VolunteeringAs the Aging Services Access Point (ASAP) and Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for South Norfolk County, HESSCO's mission is to help older adults and individuals living with a disability remain safe and independent at home for as long as possible. HESSCO contracts with a comprehensive network of health and supportive services to meet consumers' needs. HESSCO is a member of the MetroWest Aging and Disability Resource Consortium (ADRC), a partnership among agencies that provides information, support and services to individuals of all ages living with a disability, ensuring a "no wrong door" experience.
GurjarSocial / CulturalGurjar is a well-established, non-profit organization from the New England Area, organizing year-round, educational and entertaining cultural events (Youth program, Diwali, Navratri, Spring/Summer Mela, Scholarship, Charity fund-raising, grand-parents club, Drama, Musical concerts, Poetry recitals), for more then 10,000 Gujarati speaking families. Gurjar volunteers and Executive Committee do the administrative work with no honorarium or overhead.
Ekal VidyalayaSocial / CulturalThe Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation is a charitable trust that initiates, supports, and runs one-teacher schools (known as Ekal Vidyalayas) all over India. With the participation of numerous non-profit trusts and organizations, this program has become the largest grassroots, non-governmental education movement that operates in the remote villages of India. The Ekal movement aims to help eradicate illiteracy from rural and tribal India by 2015, employing a holistic approach to social and economic development. To date, Ekal Vidyalaya is a movement of over 51,943 teachers, 6,000 voluntary workers, 35 field organization (throughout 22 Indian states), and 8 support agencies. It operates in over 53,000 schools and educates more than 1.5 million children. Apart from its goal of achieving the national standards of Minimum Level of Learning, Ekal Vidyalaya seeks to empower the village community for its own self-development through four aspects: functional literacy, health care education, development education, and empowerment education. Ekal Vidyalaya’s goal is to nearly double the current number of schools to 100,000 by the end of 2015, providing education to over 3 million children. The dedication of the donors, supporters, and workers of Ekal Vidyalaya is the key to this organization’s success.
American Cancer SocietyServices / VolunteeringFor more than 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we help people stay well, help people get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer.
Brahma KumariesReligious / Spiritual
Bangla O BiswaSocial / CulturalBangla-O-Biswa is a premier non-profit cultural organization serving the Bangali diaspora in the Greater Boston area. It is a membership-based organization dedicated to foster the cultural heritage of Bengal. Bangla-O-Biswa was formed in the spring of 1982 and is run by an elected Executive Committee. Our goals are broadly defined in our vision and mission statement.
Arthritis Foundation of AmericaServices / VolunteeringThe Arthritis Foundation's mission is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases.
Care and Share with AASAIServices / VolunteeringProvide resources to schools so the poor can receive the right foundation. Provide resources to old age homes so the old will have food clothing and shelter and spend their waning years in dignity. Provide resources to women’s organizations so the women are trained in vocations to become economically independent and lead productive lives without fear of abuse.
Blackstone Valley India SocietySocial / Cultural
NetSAPProfessionalNetSAP North America’s mission is to serve as the unequivocal voice for the South Asian Diaspora by developing and engaging a cohesive network of professionals to benefit the community.

NetSAP mission is also aspire to be the facilitating vehicle used by South Asian professionals to improve and enhance the communities in which we work and live.
Golden ClubSocial / Cultural
Hindi MunchSocial / Cultural
Indian Assoc. of Greater SpringfieldSocial / CulturalThe India Association of Greater Springfield (IAGS) is a non-profit, non-political and non-sectarian organization formed with the primary purpose of serving the cultural and social needs of the Greater Springfield Indian community.

The main focus of IAGS is to provide a common identity for the Indian community through promotion of unity, friendship and goodwill. IAGS strives to be the common meeting ground for people of Indian origin as well as those who are interested in identifying with people from India.

A number of events are organized to celebrate the rich culture of India such as Holi, Indian Independence Day, Diwali and Christmas.

We welcome members of the community to enthusiastically participate in the activities of IAGS to build strong relationships within the community.
India Assoc. of Rhode IslandSocial / CulturalTo form a common bond among the people of Indian origin living in Rhode Island; to preserve, foster and honor the diverse social, cultural, and educational heritage of India in Rhode Island especially in the younger generation; and to promote the same in the mainstream American society so as to enhance mutual understanding and goodwill between the Indo-American community and mainstream American society.
Indian American Forum For Political EducationSocial
Empower Indian Americans politically by raising civic consciousness and increasing participation in community affairs and the mainstream political process.Read More

To function as a catalyst in development of civic consciousness and the promotion of political awareness among all individuals of Asian Indian origin.
To provide opportunities for learning through seminars, symposia and workshops on civic, economic, business and political issues, including Indo-US relations.
To monitor current legislative and regulatory developments affecting the lives of the individuals of Asian Indian origin in the United States of America.
To facilitate the informal exchanges of ideas between Forum Members and political leaders, including public officials, and to develop an atmosphere of mutual understanding through such exchanges of ideas.
To promote voter registration among Indian American citizens and encourage them to study the major issues involved in political campaigns in order to exercise their civic responsibilities.
To educate Forum members to recognize their individual social responsibilities to wards the society by involving themselves in community and public affairs.



Indian Assoc. of New HampshireSocial1. TO FOSTER THE GENERAL WELL BEING OF THE ASIAN INDIAN COMMUNITY.
2. TO ORGANIZE AND PRESENT CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS.
3. TO PROMOTE COMMUNITY AND CHARITABLE SERVICES.
4. TO PROMOTE POLITICAL AWARENESS IN THE ASIAN INDIAN COMMUNITY.
5. TO PROMOTE GOODWILL BETWEEN INDIA AND THE U.S.A.
Indian Inst Of Tech Society NE (IIT-SINE)ProfessionalIIT-SINE is an autonomous, non-profit organization made up of members affiliated in an academic or other professional capacity with any of the Indian Institutes of Technology in India.
Jago WorldServices / VolunteeringJagoWorld’s mission is to uphold the responsibility of bringing the community together for the purpose of Service and Learning by creating opportunities and unlocking the talent of children, families, and community.
Sewa Int'lServices / Volunteering Our mission is three fold:

Serve humanity in distress.
Aid local communities.
Promote volunteerism
Shishu BhartiServices / Volunteering
The school’s objective has been to develop a sense of well-informed cultural pride in the students by teaching them to Indian arts, customs, languages, religion, history, geography, and current events. We are very proud to note that with the help of very limited resources, the community’s aspirations have far been exceeded.Read More

We have over 850 students, over 100 teachers, and numerous volunteers. We have an evolving program in Indian culture, which is challenging because of the diverse backgrounds of teachers and students. We have language programs in Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada.

In addition, we offer free Yoga classes for adults. To supplement language and culture classes, Shishu Bharati has a library and extra-curricular activities that include performances by artists, field trips, and outdoor games. Our opening day picnic, Diwali, Holli, and the annual function have become big events to look forward to.



Zoroastrian Asso Of Greater BostonSocial
Zoroastrian Association of Greater Boston Area (ZAGBA) is a non-profit organization incorporated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

ZAGBA's mission is to conduct religious, cultural, educational, and social activities to preserve and perpetuate the ideals of the Zarathushti faith (also known as Zoroastrianism). Read More

The ZAGBA community has over 200 families, students, and young professionals living throughout New England. These members/friends are Zarathushti (Zoroastrians) or people who have an interest in expanding their knowledge and understanding of the Zarathushti religion, theology, philosophy, and values.


ZAGBA is fortunate to have in the local community Mobeds (priests) who conduct religious services, ceremonies, and rituals; several scholars who study, research, and provide opportunities to learn the teachings of the Prophet Zarathushtra (aka Zoroaster); numerous individuals whose service on executive boards and committees (i.e. youth, sports, service, children and adult education, religious services, outreach) provide leadership and vision to a growing community; and countless active members who through their participation, initiative, and hard work are committed to building a strong community.


ZAGBA maintains close contact with and participates in the activities of other Zarathushti societies in North America and across the globe. ZAGBA is one of the 26 member associations that make up FEZANA (Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America), an umbrella organization that facilitates and supports the activities member associations throughout United States and Canada. ZAGBA also participates in regional interfaith activities throughout the year.



Maheswari Mahasabha of North AmericaSocial / CulturalVision: To bring all the Maheshwaris living in the North America (USA and Canada) together, to share, discuss and understand the values of the Maheshwari way of life, and to concern itself with the social welfare of the members of the community.

Here are some of the activities that MMNA has taken up at national / chapter levels:

-- Organize festivals and cultural functions such as Teej, Gangaur, Mahesh Nawami, Holi and Diwali.
-- Raise funds to support the education loan scholarship program.
-- Help build Matrimonial alliances.
-- Help distressed Maheshwari / Rajasthani families in India as well as in USA.
-- Publish Directory of the Maheshwari families living in North America.