About Us

Our Vision - Pointing Us Forward

To heighten Icelandic cultural awareness and unity by building a vibrant community throughout the United States.

Our Mission - Defining Who We Are

Building a vibrant community of individuals, families, Icelandic clubs, organizations and businesses to bring Icelandic culture and heritage alive throughout the United States.

We believe that:

  • Our members, including individuals, families, Icelandic clubs, organizations and businesses, deserve meaningful programming and initiatives;
  • Diverse interests, including art, music, language, crafts, history, food, literature, all belong in our work;
  • Strong interpersonal connections occur when experiences and knowledge are shared with one another;
  • Resources and funding for local level programs and initiatives are critical.

Our Values - Guiding Our Path

These compass points guide us toward achieving our mission:

  • Integrity – maintaining the highest ethical standards, fiscal responsibility, measurable results, and collegiality.
  • Participation – encouraging volunteerism and philanthropy by welcoming everyone to achieve our mission and vision.
  • Collaboration – recognizing we are stronger when we work together, share knowledge, and celebrate our diverse talents in coordinated projects and events.
  • Continuous Learning – encouraging growth in knowledge and understanding across a wide variety of interests and topics
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