Included below are other Finnish and Nordic organizations operating in the United States and the Bay Area that you may find useful.

Finlandia Foundation National

National umbrella organization of all Finlandia Foundation Chapters to champion Finnish culture and heritage by supporting educational opportunities and promoting enriching programs.


Consulate General of Finland, Los Angeles

Passports, advice and guidance for Finnish citizens and residents in the Western US States.

Honorary Consulate of Finland, San Francisco

Certain notarized certificates and guidance for Finnish citizens and residents in the Bay Area.

Finnish American Home Association (FAHA)

Finnish cultural events and weekly sauna nights in Sonoma.

Finnish Language School of Silicon Valley

Finnish language classes for children in Sunnyvale.

 The Scandinavian School and Suomi-koulu in San Francisco

Finnish language classes and playgroups for children in San Francisco. Nordic cultural events and Finnish online classes for adults.

Nordic Innovation House

Support for Nordic companies, workspace and networking resources in Palo Alto.

Berkeley Finnish Hall & Finnish Heritage Society

The Finnish Kaleva Hall is a center for community and culture in Berkeley. The Finnish Heritage Society organizes Finnish cultural events including Vappu and Itsenäisyyspäivä at the Hall.

Finnish Lutheran Church of Silicon Valley

Serving the Finnish Community in the Bay Area, including a virtual church service in Finnish, confirmation and youth ministry program, grief support, as well as christenings and weddings.

Lutheran Church of the Cross in Berkeley

Lutheran service in Finnish twice a month.