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Danish Associations and Communities

In the list below you will find names and links to Danish and/or Scandinavian Organizations in the US.

Danish-American Clubs and Associations

Danish American Chamber of Commerce, Atlanta
Membership organization designed to promote commerce between Denmark and the United States.      

Danish American Chamber of Commerce, New York
Membership organization designed to promote commerce between Denmark and the United States.

The Danish American Chamber of Commerce, Southern California
A non-profit corporation designed to promote the premier Danish-American business networking organization in Southern California.

The Danish-American Chamber of Commerce, California
An independent organization supporting and promoting the Danish-American professional community in Northern California.

The Danish American Chamber of Commerce, Midwest
Membership organization designed to promote commerce between Denmark and the United States.

Danish American Chamber of Commerce, Southwest
Membership organization designed to promote commerce between Denmark and the United States.

The Danish American Club in Orange County
A non-political organization with the purpose to initiate, sponsor and promote actions that will stimulate and widen relations between people of Danish nationality, descent or origin and the people of the United States.                                                                                 

Danish American Heritage Society 
The society explores and records the history of Danish immigrants to North America.

Danish American Society, New York
A non-profit organization that strives to enhance Danish-American Relations with cultural activities.

Danish Archive North East / DANE
Genealogy Group working to collect and preserve information about Danish Heritage in the United States.

The Danish Club of Houston
A forum for Danes and others interested in Danish culture and issues in the Houston area, primarily through informal events and get-togethers, social as well as cultural.        

The Danish Club of St. Louis
An independent organization supporting and promoting the Scandinavian, Danish-American cultural and professional community in the mid-western United States and in the Saint Louis metro area.      

The Danish Club of Washington, D.C.
A cultural club serving the greater metropolitan area of the nation's capital.                

Network of Danish moms in the tri-state area.

Northwest Danish Foundation
Non-profit organization engaging the public in Danish cultural activities and offering social services in the Pacific Northwest.

Danish Club of Tucson, Arizona 
Non-profit organization that promotes the friendship between the United States and Denmark. 
Address: 2417 S Kevin Dr, Tucson, Arizona 85748-8154

Den Danske klub '88 (The Danish Club '88 in Colorado)
Monthly luncheon meetings with the purpose of maintaining the Danish luncheon traditions. All conversations are conducted in Danish in order to maintain the Danish language skills and not to forget - the Danish humor.

Friends of Denmark / Danish Golf Association, Florida
A Social Club for Danes and "near" Danes covering Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

USA Damerne
A network of Danish women living in the US.

The Hyggelig Huddle
A Danish club in Greenville, Michigan, promoting their common Danish heritage.

Danish American Center, Minnesota
A non-profit organization founded by Danish immigrants, and focal point of the Danish Community in the Twin Cities area.                                                                                                                    

Danish Society - Dania & Dannebrog, California and Nevada
A non-profit group based in California and Nevada dedicated to serve both Danish-Americans and the surrounding communities.

Rebild National Park Society, Inc
The Rebild Society - A Danish-American Friendship Organization throughout the United States.                                           

Rebild National Park Society, Inc., Utah Chapter 
Non-profit organization designed to strengthen cultural ties and friendships between the two countries, to commemorate the Danish emigration to the United States, and befriend and assist all Danes and friends of Denmark within the State.

Danish Sisterhood of America
In Michigan this sisterhood strives to strengthen, maintain and preserve the Danish heritage and traditions for future generations.

Danish Sisterhood Ellen Lodge No. 21
The purpose is to support Danish immigrants in the USA and to maintain Danish traditions.  

Danish Brotherhood in America: California – Nevada District

Danish Brotherhood in America, Philadelphia, PA Lodge #172
Five ( 5 ) meetings / traditional events per year in suburban Rutledge, Delaware County, PA., plus additional events held offsite. For more info, please contact: Joseph E. Jeantet, President
tel. 610-328-9307

Danish Brotherhood in America Lodge # 325
Meetings are held once a month in Malverne,Long Island N.Y. For more information please contact one of the following:
Birgit Jacobsen,Tel: (516) 593-5358, E-mail:,
Thomas Russell, Tel: (631) 744-0254, E-mail:


Scandinavian clubs and Associations

The American-Scandinavian Foundation
Promotes international understanding through educational and cultural exchange between the United States and Scandinavia. 

The Scandinavian American Heritage Society of New Jersey
A non-profit organization to Promote and Foster, through programs and education, the exchange of culture within the Scandinavian American community.

American Scandinavian Foundation of Los Angeles
American-Scandinavian Foundation of Los Angeles is an all-volunteer not-for-profit cultural and educational organization with an international spirit.

American Scandinavian Society of New York
Promote and celebrate the cultural and intellectual ties between the Scandinavian countries and the United States.

The Nordic Club of Columbia, South Carolina
Brings together Scandinavians residing in the United States to promote better understanding between their native lands and their adopted country, and to promote social activities.

Scandinavian American General Assembly of the Carolinas (SAGA)
SAGA is organized to promote cultural exchange between the United States and the Nordic Countries. SAGA is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The Scandinavian American Foundation of Georgia
The Scandinavian American Foundation of Georgia, Inc. (SAFG) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the exchange of educational, cultural, and amateur athletic endeavours between the countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden and the State of Georgia.

Denmark in the United States

A Danish Settlement in Texas. 

Dania Beach
A Danish Settlement in Florida.

The Danish Capital in California. 

Danish Immigrant Museum
A non-profit institution founded in 1983 to preserve the history of Danish immigration to America. 

Dannebrog - a Danish village in Nebraska
Visit the Danish Capital of Nebraska founded by Danish immigrants. 

Viborg, South Dakota
Daneville Heritage Association is committed to preserving the history of the Viborg, SD area.

Read about the yearly Danish Days festival in Viborg: 

Dagmar, Monatana
No website or address available.
Read more about the history of Dagmar, MT here.

Danish Society of Massachusetts
Events etc. for everyone in the New England Area.



Kingo Lutheran Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Named after Thomas Hansen Kingo, a Danish bishop of the early Lutheran Church who was famous for his music and poetry.

Danish Lutheran Church in Los Angeles
Danish evangelical Lutheran church in southern California. 

Danish Seamen's Church in New York
The Danish Seamen's Church (Den danske Sømandskirke) of New York was founded by the Danish minister Rasmus Andersen in 1878.


Education and cultural exchange

The Danish School of Washington DC
The Danish School of Washington DC is a Saturday School where children have fun improving their knowledge of Danish language and culture.

Concordia Language Villages
A program that provides immersion experiences in 14 world languages at separate lakeside facilities in Minnesota. 

Humanity in Action
Studies past and current minority issues through annual educational programs involving students from Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United States.

Society for Advancement of Scandinavian Studies
Promotes Scandinavian study and instruction in America and encourages original research in the US in the fields of Scandinavian languages, literatures, history, culture, and society. 

The Scandinavian School
The school in San Francisco offers programs in Scandinavian languages for children and adults. 

Jacob Riis Settlement
Jacob A. Riis was the founder of the Jacob A. Riis Neighbourhood Settlement House. He was a native of Ribe, Denmark, and came to New York City in 1870. 

Vikingeskolen - A Danish Saturday School for Children in the Houston Area
A Danish Saturday School for Children and Adults in the Houston Area
Promotes the Danish language, culture and traditions for children and adults in the Houston area who wish to learn/improve their Danish regardless of proficiency. Ages 4 - Adult. Semester starts in January and September.

Leif Ericson Viking Ship Organization
A non-profit educational organization dedicated to the study, education and promotion of Vikings in general and of Leif Ericson as the first European to set foot upon and explore the North American Continent. 

Scandinavian Seminar
Scandinavian Seminar continues to be a pioneer in offering non-traditional study abroad programs for students of all ages who have a passion for learning and cultural exploration. 

Gudrun Gytel-Fonden
Danish Foundation allocation grants to support Danish studies in Denmark for Americans.

The Denmark-America Foundation and The Fulbright Commission
Offers scholarships to graduate studies and research in the US for Danes, and in Denmark for Americans.



A website with news for Danes living abroad. 

Den Danske Pioneer
Oldest Danish-American Newspaper in the United States. Articles are written in English & Danish. 

Nyt fra Danmark (in Danish only)
The online-version of the largest Danish magazine for Danes abroad. 

The only weekly Danish newspaper in the United States. 

Lurbladet (e-mail)
Danish news published in Philadelphia.
For information send an e-mail to:

The Danish Beacon (e-mail)
Published every two months. Have articles in English on Danish-American activities on the East Coast of the United States.
For information send an e-mail to:



The Danish American Business Group Online - an online networking group for Danes living in the United States and Canada.

Scandinavian Library
A non-profit organization with a collection of more than 6000 books by Nordic authors or about the Nordic countries and cultures. 

Danes in America
Statistics of the Danish population in the United States.
Links Danes all over the world.
This web shop has a wide collection of Danish items which they ship worldwide. 

Danish Home for the Aged
An organization with the purpose of housing and caring for elderly Danes.
International Pen Friends
Here you can find a pen friend in Europe.