Kerala Association of Greater Washington (KAGW) is the pre-eminent organization for Malayalees (Malayalam speaking people or the people from the South Indian state of Kerala) in Washington metro area serving them for more than 35 years. It has served as the bedrock for all types of arts, cultural and literary activities for Keralites in this area. Many outstanding individuals and leaders in the community have been associated with this august association in a variety of roles and capacities. Its defining identity is its existence as a stepping stone for many aspiring artists and leaders in the community.
Greater Carolina Kerala Association is a non-profit organization functioning with the core purpose of promoting and facilitating the cultural, educational, social and economic welfare of the Carolina Keralites and the surrounding community at large. GCKA also cultivates and promotes the development and advancement of the knowledge of the Malayalam language and literature.
The Kerala Cultural Society of Metropolitan Washington Inc.(KCSMW), was formed in 1984 to serve the Malayalee community of the Washington metropolitan area. The primary focus has been to promote cultural awareness and social activities primarily among the North American Malayalee Asian-Indians living in the USA.
Kairali of Baltimore is the organization for the Malayalees around Baltimore, MD to meet, socialize and develop partnerships with other similar organizations in pursuit of community cohesion and social inclusion. Towards this goal, the organization arranges cultural gatherings, charity events etc that are open to all.