We are a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve, foster, transmit, and educate about Lao arts, culture, and traditions. Pom Foundation supports cultural programs, art exhibitions, educational panels and workshops, and events open to the public that educate and transmit Lao culture.

 

 Kinnaly Lao Traditional Music & Dance Troupe

Kinnaly Lao Traditional Music & Dance Troupe

 Lao Summer Camp

Lao Summer Camp

 
 

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We are very proud to say that all the programs/organizations we support are 100% powered by amazing volunteers who work tirelessly to organize the various programs and events year after year! The programs and events are made possible by the efforts of amazing volunteers and generous donations from those who believe and support our mission. We ask for your support by volunteering, attending events, purchasing merchandise, and making donations.

Pom Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization (Tax ID 81-2160962). All contributions are tax-deductible.

 
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What People are Saying

"The Seattle community has always had legendary leadership for the distinctive way that it incorporates culture, art, education and a sense of community service and professionalism in their daily lives. It was inspiring to see that in action as they generously opened their doors to community members from across the United States for the Lao American Writers Summit. The Pom Foundation/Kinnaly successfully partnered with the Lao Community Service Center, Highline College, and ANNAPISI, setting a magnificent example of collaboration we might all learn from."

Bryan Thao Worra

Co-Founder of Lao American Writers Summit and award winning writer/poet.

"The [cultural exchange program] is not merely a demonstration of these students’ skill; it is the result of a profound process of learning about their family ancestry, culture, language and belief. She also thanked the Lao government, particularly the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, for its support in allowing the students from the foundation to undertake their cultural exchange."

Karen B. Stewart

United States Ambassador to Laos 2010-2013

"It is also overwhelming to see the students have concentrated on the studying in order to save and expand the Lao culture values and tradition from generation to generation."

Khamphuang Inthavong

Director of Lao National School of Music and Dance

 

 

2018 sponsors

 
 
 

 

2018 supporters