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Celebrating, Elevating and Empowering
Greater Gainesville's International Community

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 25, 2023, 7:00 PM – Dec 31, 2023, 11:50 PM
    Gainesville, Gainesville, FL, USA
    This program will match our international student with host families during significant US holidays. Many of our international guests feel isolated and abandoned during holidays like thanksgiving, and we want to change that. Sign up to learn more and help make Gainesville more welcoming and loving.
  • Dec 01, 2023, 7:00 PM – Dec 31, 2023, 7:00 PM
    Gainesville, 1314 S Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601, USA
    This powerful exhibition centers the art by women from Iran.
  • Dec 10, 2023, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Gainesville, 1213 NW 23rd Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32605, USA
    Join us for international food, drinks, music and amazing friends to learn more about what GGIC has bee up to in 2023 and where we are headed in 2024!

Our Story

Check out the WUFT Profile of GGIC from their Greater Good Series

Our Vision

The Greater Gainesville International Center will lead the effort to become a model global city by practicing innovative approaches to how we include our international neighbors and organizations in building community. We will facilitate meaningful connections between people and organizations, including educational outreach and exchange, economic development, and cultural exchange. We will provide direct services to our international community to ensure that we are a welcoming and affirming place to live, work and play.


Our Mission

The Greater Gainesville International Center will celebrate and elevate our diverse international community by serving as a hub between cultural, economic, educational and governmental partners to unlock the full potential of our unique global city.

Our Values

The Greater Gainesville International Center will be a sustainable, collaborative, inclusive and affirming organization that serves the unique people and cultures that make us a community.


Connecting community through culture, education, economic empowerment and direct services.

Community Partners

Please support our wonderful community partners who support our international community!

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