Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the RM

Embassy of the Republic of Moldova to the United States of America and United Mexican States

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Moldovan associations and national-cultural organizations

According to the BRD database, there are 8 Moldovan diaspora organizations in the USA. The most active, presented in random order, are:

  • Comunitatea Moldovenilor din California (CMC), led by Ruslan Vdovicenco
  • Diaspora Moldovenilor of Silicon Valley, led by Oleg Ciubotaru, (CTO) of the FFW Agency (works with CMC)
  • ”Moldova AID” association, headquartered in North Carolina and led by Elena Drăgălin
  • The Moldovan community in Raleigh, North Carolina, contact person Dumitru Sinigur/Eleonora Sinigur, assistant of the North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall
  • The TRUCKIȘTII association, led by Nicolae Bairactari (mainly active in the humanitarian area through Moldovan partners)
  • ”Promovăm Moldova @ New York”, led by Evghenia Berzan
  • Comunitatea Moldovenilor din Chicago (CMC), led by Mariana Berbecaru
  • Comunitatea Moldovenilor din Arizona, led by Mariana Lozovanu etc.

At the same time, other organizations, such as the Association of Moldovans in Chicago, led by Lilian Gaibu and the Casa Mare Association in Washington DC, led by Cristina Batog, the Community of Moldovans in Tampa Bay, Florida, led by Oleg Bînzar, were a candidate for election parliamentary 2019, Grigore Vieru Foundation, from New York, led by Florin Cârlan, Moldova Foundation for Democracy and Development also from New York, led by Tudor Spătaru, are less visible, as are multiple social groups, launched on Facebook by Moldovan communities in various regions (and in some the Embassy does not even have access) or as a whole inactive.

It should be also mentioned, that the Moldovan Diaspora benefits from the existence of a news portal, Moldova Times, editor-in-chief Natalia Ghilașcu, who is also the initiator of Hora in America magazine (at its 19th edition), a joint Moldovan-Romanian project, launched in September 2018, with success stories of our compatriots, useful information and advice, etc. There is also a TV station, announced as the first television in the USA of the Romanian community everywhere, launched on December 1, 2017, in Texas, entitled ARCA TV.

Useful links:

Bureau for the Relations with the Diaspora: 

http://www.brd.gov.md and https://www.facebook.com/BiroulPentruRelatiiCuDiaspora

 

ASSOCIATION OF MOLDOVANS IN THE USA „CASA MARE”

Date and place of registration: March 8, 2010, Washington DC
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=196046355142
President: Ms Cristina Batog
E-mail: batog.cristina@gmail.com

 

FOUNDATION "MOLDOVA FOR DEMOCRACY AND DEVELOPMENT"

Address: 1704 East 15th street apt. B5, Brooklyn, NY, 11229
Date and place of registration: 2009, Brooklyn, New York
President: Mr. Tudor Spataru
Tel:(212) 854-1080
E-mail: ts2407@columbia.edu

 

FOUNDATION "GRIGORE VIERU"

Date and place of registration: 2010, New York
President: Mr. Florin Cârlan
E-mail: guzuna@gmail.com

 

MOLDOVA FOUNDATION

Date and place of registration: 2003, Washington, DC
Web-page: http://moldovafoundation.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Moldova-Foundation/212816835275
President: Mr. Vlad Spanu
E-mail: foundation@moldova.org

 

MOLDOVA AID

Date and place of registration: 2011, Raleigh, NC
Web-page: http://moldovaaid.wordpress.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Moldova-AID/101543249925516?ref=hl
Chairperson: Mrs. Elena Dragalin
Tel.: 1 (610) 405 1426
E-mail: moldovaaid@gmail.com

 

ASSOCIATION OF MOLDOVAN MIGRANTS IN USA, TAMPA, FL

President: Mr. Oleg Binzar
E-mail: ab@luxury-stone.com

 

ASSOCIATION OF MOLDOVANS IN CHICAGO

Date and place of registration: 2013, Chicago, Illinois
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Association-of-Moldovans-in-Chicago/397820553684383
Chairman: Mr. Lilian Gaibu
E-mail: MoldoveniChicago@gmail.com

 

MOLDOVAN COMMUNITY FROM ARIZONA

Date and place of registration: 7 mai 2014, Phoenix, Arizona
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/513935588728948/
President: Mrs. Mariana Lozovanu
E-mail: mariana.lozovanu@yahoo.com
Tel: +1 602-885-9699

 

MOLDOVAN COMMUNITY IN CALIFORNIA

Date and place of registration: 17 iunie 2014, San Francisco, California
Web page: http://www.moldovancommunityca.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/moldovancommunityca
  https://www.facebook.com/groups/moldova.sf/
President: Mr. Ruslan Vdovicenco
E-mail: mdcommunity.ca@gmail.com
Tel: +1 (415) 509 9527

 

COMMUNITY OF MOLDOVANS IN CHICAGO

Date and place of registration: 14 ianuarie 2015, Chicago, Illinois
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Community-of-Moldovans-in-Chicago-CMC/839431549434146
President: Mrs. Mariana Berbecaru
E-mail: marianaberbecarucmc@yahoo.com
Tel: +1 773-403-5761