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The Institute of America is proud to be an Official Certifying Organization for the President's Volunteer Service Award!
The Institute of America, incorporated in the City of New York, (DBA Institute of America) is a Not-for-Profit educational organization established in accordance with the New York State Not-for-Profit Corporation Law, and exclusively for nonprofit purposes subsequent to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States of America.
The mission of the Institute of America is to promote education for the public benefit by the enhancement and maintenance of the quality, standards, and practice of learning and teaching. By offering cultural and educational programs as well as cooperating with other educational institutions, the Institute is educating the public on subjects useful to individuals and beneficial to the community and is advocating and promoting a better understanding between people of different backgrounds and ethnic groups within the United States as well as between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.
The Institute provides educational programs on culture and language by organizing seminars, delivering lectures, and hosting cultural and educational exchange projects, these programs include but not limited to Summer / Winter camps for groups of children or youth, young scholar exchange projects, language courses, and other school exchange projects. Besides, the Institute offers tax education programs to the general public and immigrant assistance programs to the new immigrants by providing naturalization or civics courses.
Our Motto: Freedom through Truth for Service.
John 8:32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.
Galatians 5:13 You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.
The Institute of America is proud to be an Official Certifying Organization for the President's Volunteer Service Award. The Award is a civil award bestowed by the President of the United States. Established by executive order of President George W. Bush, the award was established to honor volunteers that give hundreds of hours per year helping others through the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation. The award can be granted to individuals, families, and organizations located throughout the United States. Depending on the number of service hours completed, individuals can receive the Bronze, Silver, Gold, and/or the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Freedom through Truth for Service.