Indo-American Community Federation (IACF-USA) is a nonprofit public benefit corporation organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law of California for charitable purposes. Jeevan Zutshi of Fremont, California founded it in 1994. He saw a need for Indo-Americans to get involved in mainstream America by working on issues affecting them in their adopted land.

The purpose of the non-profit is to bring entire diversity together to address serious issues facing the community at large; promote understanding and positive relations through seminars and conventions; provide financial assistance to needy and deserving individuals. IACF-USA is committed to serve the entire community by promoting Unity in Diversity by celebrating diversity through its Annual Unity Dinner events. Tax ID Number: 94-3304171


Recent Recognition

March 2013: Jeevan Zutshi was honord with a resolution by State Senator Ellen Corbett

October 2011: The 2011 Unity Award by the State of California Legislature was awarded to Jeevan Zutshi, Founder of the IACF, and Western Area Coordinator of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO).

September, 2012: Jeevan Zutshi was selected by a panel of community judges to receive the 2012 City of Fremont Human Resource Commission award for promoting inter-cultural affairs.







The 13th Annual Unity Dinner 2014

Unity through Diversity

The Indo American Community Federation (IACF) is celebrating the 13th Annual Unity Dinner

Friday March 21, 2014

India Community Center

525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035
Phone: (408) 934-1130

Social Hour: 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Program: 7:00 - 9:00 PM including IACF leadership awards

An exciting cultural program will include
dinner served with Indian food.

The theme of this year's event is:

Power of the Baby Boomer Generation:
How They Can Give Back

Keynote Speaker:

M.R Rangaswami

Managing Director of Sand Hill Group

Guests of Honor (confirmed to date):

  • Congressman Mike Honda
  • State Controller John Chiang
  • State Senator Ellen Corbett
  • Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski
  • Judge Paul Grewal, California and U.S. Courts

Master of Ceremonies: Dave Bonoccorsi and Sebha Shah


Special appearance by Comedians Jeff Applebaum and Dan Nainan

Lisa Performing Arts



1.  Chinese Folk Dance: Dancing Fan

   Dancer: Alyssa Chen


2. Mongolian Dance: Fox Dance

   Dancers: Alicia Yang, Elaine Chan, Joyce Shen


3. Chinese Folk Dance: Beautiful Mountain Girl

   Dancer: Fendy Gao


4. Chinese Classical Dance: Poetic Love

   Dancer: Stephanie Wong


5. Chinese Dai Dance: Spring Umbrella Dance


   Dancers: Joyce Shen, Joyce Luo, Iko Xu, Alyssa Chen, Olivia Du, Sara Chen, Katelyn Tseng, Cristiane Nguyen, Kelly Chang, Melody Zhang


Entertainment by Jhankaar Beats & Mambo Groovin Dance Company. Promoting unity through merging cultures and sharing with a wide range of audience -Co-ordinated byApeksha Anand.

Please give us the honor of your presence and participation in promoting unity by addressing issues which unite the entire community.

Registration is $85 per person, $800/ table of ten, $1,000 for VIP table for ten.

Reserve Your Table Now

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or send a check before March 15, 2014 to:
719 Boar Circle, Fremont, CA 94539

For more information call Jeevan Zutshi at (510) 589-3702 or write to him at jeevanzutshi@aol.com



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Nonprofit unites community
San Jose Mercury News, March 28, 2013

‘Unity Dinner’ Focuses on Philanthropy, Freedom Fighters
India West, March 27, 2013

Philanthropist B.V. Jagadeesh to Speak at IACF Unity Dinner
India West, March 11, 2013

Unity Dinner features Silicon Valley philanthropist and Gadar seminar
Tri-City Voice, March 12, 2013

Jeevan Zutshi receives Intercultural Service Award
Tri-City Voice, March 12, 2013

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[photos from our 2013 event]