Help TN Breathe – Thanks



All of us are aware of the second wave of COVID which continues to spread across India affecting Tamil Nadu as well. The future has never felt so unpredictable. These are challenging times for us all, and we hope you’re in good spirits and health!


Tamil Association of Greater Delaware Valley (TAGDV) has joined hands with FETNA, TNF, ATEA, ATMA, CTA, IIT MANNA and other organizations to provide services to our community back in Tamil Nadu.


Thank you all for your donations. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

We would like to inform you that TAGDV has received $7800 for the HelpTNBreathe Fundraiser.

Your contribution means a lot and goes a long way to supporting our mission. Thank you for being part of our community. Without you, none of this is possible. Stay safe and well.


We have currently closed the helpTNBreathe fundraiser. If you would like to make a donation and support our COVID19 relief efforts, please reach out to us at


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?

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

Academic Activities
Currently, we run 3 Tamil Schools (Exton, PA, Plymouth meeting, PA 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.

“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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COVID-19 is present nearly everywhere, and our community is no exception. TAGDV has an important role to play by supporting local communities in Greater Delaware Valley. Will you join "TAGDV Cares - COVID-19 fundraiser" ? Donate now 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 ...
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தமிழ்ப்பள்ளி குழந்தைகளின் தமிழ் மற்றும் திருக்குறள் ஆர்வத்தை வளர்க்கும் விதமாக "TAGDV திருக்குறள் நாள்"  துவங்கி உள்ளது. உங்கள் குழந்தைகளின் திருக்குறள் மற்றும் குறள் விளக்க காணொளியை , இத்துடன் கொடுக்கப்பட்டுள்ள இணைப்பு வாயிலாக அனுப்பி வைக்கவும் . அந்த காணொளியை நாங்கள் மெருகேற்றி அனைத்து TAGDV உறுப்பினர்களும் பயன்பெறும் வண்ணம் சமூக வலைத்தளங்களின் வாயிலாக பகிர்ந்து பயன் பெறுவோம். நன்றி. Register @ ...
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Deadline for submission has been extended until June 15, 2020 TAGDV presents virtual "TAGDV’s Got Talent" competition for all the members to showcase their talents. Could be singing, dance, instruments, mimicry, speech, poetry, magic, anything. Bring the best out of you! Winners will be awarded and can showcase their talent ...
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TAGDV had organized an interactive webinar about Life Choices  on April 25, 2020, Saturday from 6 pm Here is the video recording of the webinar. We invite everyone to attend this webinar and get all your questions answered by certified Financial Planner. Speakers: - John D. Begley, CFP ( Certified ...
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SIDDHA & COVID-19 - An interactive webinar TAGDV had organized an interactive webinar about SIDDHA & COVID-19. (Ameliorate immune system using Siddha Medicine) on April 18, 2020, Saturday from 10:30 am. Here is the video recording of the webinar. We invite everyone to attend this webinar and get all your ...
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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.