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Danish Associations and Communities

Find information about Danish and Scandinavian associations and communities in the United States.

Danish-American Chamber of Commerce


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.


Danish-American Chamber of Commerce, Southern California

A non-profit corporation designed to promote the premier Danish-American business networking organization in Southern California.


Danish-American Chamber of Commerce, Northern California

An independent organization supporting and promoting the Danish-American professional community in Northern California.


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.

Danish-American Clubs and Associations

The National Foundation for Danish America (NFDA)
An organization dedicated to increasing the size of audiences reached by Danish American organizations, and informing people about Danish culture and heritage. Once a week, NFDA publishes an email newsletter “What’s Happening in Danish America” with current information, events and news.

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 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.                

Northwest Danish Association
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

Friends of Denmark Social Club, South 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.

Danish Culutral Center of Greenville
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
A 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.

Lower Columbia Danish Society
A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Danish heritage and culture, participation in the Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival, and activities that foster a sense of hygge and community.

Danish-American Brotherhoods and Sisterhoods

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, 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: Christian M. Jeantet, President 
Tel: (610) 550-9818
E-mail: [email protected]

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: [email protected]
Thomas Russell, Tel: (631) 744-0254, E-mail: [email protected]

Scandinavian Clubs and Associations

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

The American-Scandinavian Foundation of Los Angeles
The Los Angeles-chapter of the American-Scandinavian Foundation.

The American-Scandinavian Foundation of Georgia
The Georgia-chapter of the American-Scandinavian Foundation.

The Vasa Park of the Vasa Order in 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 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.

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.

Dagmar, Montana
An unincorporated community in northeastern Sheridan County, Montana founded in 1906. 

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. 

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.


Danes Worldwide
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.  

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

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: [email protected]


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. 

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.