Welcome to the home page of Tamil Association of Greater Delaware Valley (TAGDV), one of the oldest Tamil organizations in USA. TAGDV was founded in 1970 by Indian expatriates from Tamil Nadu, India and serves the geographical tri-state area around Philadelphia includes the South East PA, Southern New Jersey, and Delaware.

The Tamil Association of Greater Delaware Valley (TAGDV) is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and/or scientific purposes under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

பொங்கல் விழாவில் பங்கேற்று சிறப்பித்த அனைத்து உள்ளங்களுக்கும் டெலவர் பெருநிலத் தமிழ்ச்சங்கத்தின் சார்பில் நன்றி கலந்த வணக்கங்கள் 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

Thanks to all the volunteers who made this event a great success 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

Click here to view Pongal 2020 photo album


What we do?

Objectives
It is a family-centric organization with the goal of preserving Tamil Culture and Language.

Academic Activities
Currently, we run 4 Tamil Schools (Exton, PA, Plymouth meeting, PA, Middletown, DE and Wilmington, DE) and are affiliated with the Tamil Virtual Academy based in Chennai. We intend to obtain Accreditation of Tamil as an official second language in American School System and biliteracy program in PA.
We also hold several competitions annually for children and adults such as Spelling Bee, Thirukural recital, Poetry etc…

Cultural Activities
We celebrate Pongal (January), Tamil New Year (April) and Deepavali (October/November) with big events. We also have annual picnics and sports day.

TAGDV-Magazine
“Sangamam” magazine, is published twice a year to encourage interest towards Tamil literature and showcase members’ talents.

Community Activities
We have initiated “TAGDV Cares”. Based on the Tamil tradition that is several millennia old – “யாதும் ஊரே, யாவரும் கேளிர்” – TAGDV Cares aims to help equip every TAGDV member, to make the right decisions for themselves, their beloved families and the communities that sustain them.



Membership Registration

TAGDV Membership + Fees
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Recent Posts

வணக்கம்!!! டெலவர் பெருநிலத் தமிழ்ச்சங்கம் நடத்தும் "பொங்கல் கொண்டாட்டம்" வரும் ஜனவரி 30-ஆம் தேதி காலை 10 மணிக்கு மெய்நிகர் வழியாக நடைபெற உள்ளது. தேதி: ஜனவரி 30 2022 Sunday நேரம்: காலை 10 AM (EST) Live Streaming at: Website: https://www.tagdv.org/live Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tagdvorg Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/tagdvTamil ...
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வணக்கம்!        The Auspicious Thai Pongal is just around the corner and we are excited to announce some important information  about the   TAGDV Pongal 2022 event.
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வணக்கம், As we get to the end of our term in office, the current Executive Committee (EC) for the years 2020 & 2021 would like to thank all our General Body members, for giving us an opportunity to serve you. It was indeed great privilege and honor to serve our ...
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We would like to thank each of the GB members for the overwhelming support and for making the TAGDV Holiday Event a grand success. We appreciate all the volunteers for their help. It was a great honor for our Executive Committee to unveil Ayan Thiruvalluvar statue on Dec 12, 2021 ...
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வணக்கம், Greetings from the TAGDV Election Committee, 2021. This election committee has been operational since Nov 9, 2021. Given the extremely short time available, we request your full support, understanding and co-operation in conducting a fair, representative and comprehensive election on December 12, 2021 (Date & Venue will be announced ...
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TAGDV Emergency Support

We have launched TAGDV Emergency Support” to provide support and guidance to our members and the Tamil community in the tri-state area, in case of emergency.

We provide advice and guidance on handling an emergency situation (free of cost). We also connect you to a TAGDV volunteer who is specialized to help address your situation.

Visit TAGDV Emergency Support for more details and to reach out to us in case of emergency.