Since its inception, The American Turkish Society’s mission has always been to create meaningful connections between Turkey and the United States through positive experiences. The Society continues to achieve this by always embracing the new in business, arts and education.

Founded in 1949 by a group of visionaries, The American Turkish Society is the oldest American institution dedicated to building bridges between the United States and Turkey in order to achieve common goals of peace and prosperity.

The American Turkish Society is a 501(c) 3 charitable organization, registered in New York State. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.