Building Community

IF works with more than 50 local cultural communities to connect, collaborate, and foster friendships in the Triangle.

Building Understanding

IF facilitates cross-cultural understanding through face-to-face diplomacy.

Building Exchange

IF hosts diplomatic and professional delegations from around the world to foster cross-cultural exchange and collaboration.

Building Leaders

IF hosts youth leadership development exchanges and fellowships to help grow tomorrow’s world leaders.

Building Knowledge

IF facilitates the exchange of ideas across cultures by facilitating professional dialogue.

Building Art

IF partners with international and Triangle cultural artists to create, collaborate, and perform.

International Visitors

Exchange Programs

Festival Participants

Dollars of Economic Impact

Volunteer Hours


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Our Partners