Welcome to India Association of Northern Colorado (IANC)

India Association of Northern Colorado (IANC) is a volunteer run non-profit organization with the mission of introducing Indian culture to this region and making valuable contributions to the society as responsible citizens. Members of IANC include people from Indian origin or those who are interested in Indian culture.

IANC a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax exempt organization founded in 1998.

The goal of this organization is to promote  Indian culture, social and spiritual activities in the community. Membership in this organization is open to people from all walks of life who are interested in Indian culture.

Members include several who are employed with Colorado State University, or employed in high technology jobs with Intel, Hewlett-Packard, Agilent technologies, LSI Logic, Tata etc. Some are in the Medical profession and a few are enterprenuers. Many of these  have been living in Northern Colorado for over a decade. Not only has the association extended its membership to individuals and families in Fort Collins but also boasts of members from Greeley, Loveland, Windsor and Cheyenne, Wyoming. We have individuals who have grownup in USA, India, Singapore, Japan, UK, Africa, South East Asia, which helps us to be a very culturally rich, diverse association.

Fort Collins IANC Diwali Function in the press over the years
  Coloradoan 2009 Collegian 2009 Coloradoan 2006
Coloradoan 2005 Coloradoan  2004 Coloradoan 2004 Coloradoan 2003
Coloradoan 2002 Greeley Tribune 2002 Coloradoan 2000 Coloradoan 1982

Deepanjali 2012

IANC Deepanjali 2012 Sponsors
LaQuinta Inn Academy Mortgage Fortune Financials India's Rice & Spice Best Western Amara Management

The preparations for the event are going in full swing. Please purchase the tickets by Dec 2, so we will have an estimate of the number of attendees. The tickets are available at the Indian Rice & Spice store (cash/check for "IANC") or send an e mail to ianc_fortcollins@yahoo.com. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 senior citizens, CSU students, kids 6-18. Kids 0-5 free.

IANC has decided not to collect separate membership fee for 2012. The Deepanjali function ticket automatically includes  the IANC membership fee for the rest of 2012


  • Performance Rehearsals, 01 Dec 2012, 12-4PM, Ridgeview Classical Schools
  • Deepanjali Function, 08 Dec 2012, 5-9 PM, Ridgeview Classical Schools

The program was attended by 270 persons. Because of the limitations of the venue, we were unable to sell more tickets.

* We thank the sponsors for their support. IANC does not endorse any businesses, products or services. Their donations make our activities possible.

Why do we celebrate Diwali?