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In Response to COVID-19 , NEBAF is providing cash relief to community members for a range of needs such as - Rent shortage - Food - Utilities - Medicines - Medical supplies. * Make your donation to NEBAF *

We recognize that many in our community are facing hardships as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Many of us have lost essential income, are faced with still having to pay monthly bills for rent and utilities, as well as food for ourselves and our families, plus medical expenses and other costs.

We want to meet the basic needs of vulnerable populations, including seniors, communities of color, low income residents, immigrants – including undocumented immigrants, who are under additional strain due to the pandemic.

Please contact 617.953.1247. All information about you will be treated with confidentiality. First come first serve while funds are available.



Supported by The Boston Foundation and Cambridge Community Foundation.






Count Me In Census 2020

NEBAF is Your Trusted Voice and MA Census Partner




NEBAF is your Trusted Voice and MA Census Partner

As a trusted voice for our community, NEBAF, New England Bangladeshi American Foundation Inc., wants to assure you that the 2020 national census is safe, easy and important. We encourage you to self-respond.

Why and How:

    -- Census is Safe, Easy and Important
    -- Census is for you and your children's future
    -- Send your response to census questionnaire online at www.my2020census.gov or by phone 1-844-330-2020
    -- Attend NEBAF census camp nearest to you for help. Currently we have locations in Cambridge, Lowell and Lynn, MA.

Census is safe because your personal information is protected under federal law for seventy-two years. the U.S. Census Bureau cannot share your personal information with anyone, not even immigration, police, landlords, or employers.

Census is easy because for the first time in history, it has been released online. You can complete the census in the privacy of your home, either online or by phone. It will prevent a census taker from knocking at your door.

Census is important because the number of population determines billions of dollars in federal funding that is needed for community development for the next ten years. It also determines fair representation in Congress and redistricting.

For detailed information visit - www.2020census.gov. Follow us @nebaf.inc on Facebook to stay informed. Call NEBAF census hot-line 508-404-0825. Stop by at a census camp nearest you.





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নিবাফ এর সাহিত্য শিল্প সংস্কৃতি বিষয়ক পত্রিকা বাংলাঘর





নিবাফ এর সাহিত্য শিল্প সংস্কৃতি বিষয়ক পত্রিকা বাংলাঘর এর ৮ম বর্ষ ৮ম সংখ্যা

জাতির পিতা বঙ্গবন্ধু শেখ মুজিবর রহমান এর নামে উৎসর্গ করা এবং প্রকাশিত হয়েছে। খুব শীঘ্রই আপনাদের হাতে পৌঁছাবে ।

March 17th is the 100th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation 'Bangbandhu' Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The event is celebrated by both the Bangladeshi people in Bangladesh and those in the United States.

This year's magazine is in honor of the Bangabandhu. We give our felicitaions on his birthday, as well as pay respect to his blessed memory.




Due to COVID-19 Pandemic, UNITY GALA 2020 fund raising dinner event has been postponed until next available time.




Our Upcoming Project Event

Fund raising gala dinner to benefit Bangladesh children in partnership with UNICEF. Don't miss it! Please save the date. * Make your donation to NEBAF *

You are invited to a fund raising gala dinner to benefit children’s program for Bangladesh UNICEF.

Let’s all unite in a spirit of empathy and from a sense of human solidarity.

As the dedicated UN agency for helping children, Bangladesh UNICEF has the reputation, capacity, and organizational mechanism to make good use of any fund provided to it for the benefit of children.

Bangladesh UNICEF has a country assistance program developed in cooperation with the Government of Bangladesh.

It fulfills a moral, philanthropic and humanitarian mission.

How you can help:

    -- Join us for a fund raising gala dinner on Saturday, September 19th 2020
    -- Venue: Boxboro, 242 Adams Place, Boxborough MA 01719 (5pm to 10pm)
    -- Make a generous personal donation
    -- Make a tax deductible charitable contribution on behalf of you company or business

Download UNITY GALA 2020 Sponsorship Opportunities Here




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$150.00 USD Each

what major projetcs we have

Four major projects run by NEBAF

Rawan Ramzan Bangla School Rawan Bangla School provides Bangla language education. Students learn from native speaking teachers. Along with language proficiency, they also gain knowledge about the history of Bangladesh.
Rawan Ramzan Islamic School It provides sound religious education. Students learn both tajweed and tasfeer from local scholars. They understand the five pillars of Islam, about prophet's life and about leading an Islamic way of life.
Ruhani Sangeet
Niketan
It provides vibrant musical education. Stundents learn from trained music teachers. They regularly perform in cultural programs. They get to immerse in the culture of Bangladesh.
Bengal
House
Bengal House also known as 'Bangla Ghar' is a cultural project run by NEBAF. In 2017, NEBAF has celebrated its inauguration in The Westin, Dhaka.                                                               
Fehmida Malik
Chairperson
Naheed Sitara
Co-Chairman
Farhana Khorshed
Executive Director
Maroof Ahmed
Director (Finance)
Tahera Ahmed
Director (Public Relation
& Event Management)
Mostafa Mohammed
Director (Sports
& Recreation)
Ferdous Jesmin
Director (Education
& Literature)
Qamar Al Nahar
Director (Social Welfare
& Community Services)
  • Fehmida Malik

    Fehmida Malik

    Chairperson

    My aim is to bring changes for the betterment of the immigrant communities from Bangladesh and it's neighboring countries. Under my leadership, NEBAF is to increase its focus on outreach activities with the local government and private organizations. We will identify needs, bridge any gaps, and expedite solutions.

  • Naheed Sitara

    Co-Chairman

    As NEBAF is growing and expanding, I'd like to initiate more projects on an international level. We hope to co-operate and co-ordinate with our friends in India, Nepal, and other neighboring countries. And build a culture of trust and confidence among ourselves.

  • Farhana Khorshed

    Executive Director

    With the approval of the chairperson, ED will call meetings of the foundation. He/ she will prepare and keep preceeding of meetings, preserve files, documnets, letters etc of the foundation in custody and assist the chairperson in executing his/ her organizational duties.

Our Latest Events

View all events we celebrated over the time




04 Oct 2019

NOBLE Live in Concert

NEBAF presented live in concert NOBLE on October 04, 2019 at McCarthy Middle School, MA 01824

21 Apr 2019

CHIRKUT Live in Concert

NEBAF presented live in concert CHIRKUT on April 04, 2019 for BOISHAKHI MELA 1426 at Cambridge Longfellow Street

27 Oct 2018

Subhamita Live in Concert

NEBAF presented live in concert Subhamita on October 27, 2018 at Cambridge Longfellow School, MA 02141


05 May 2018

Boishakhi Festival 1425

Pohela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla year 1425, was celebrated in Boston, USA by NEBAF on May 05, 2018

06 May 2017

Boishakhi Festival 1424

PohelaBaishakh, the first day of the Bangla year 1424, was celebrated in Boston, USA by NEBAF on May 06, 2017

Cultural Festival 2016

NEBAF proudly organized Bengali New Year, Trade Fair & Cultural Festival 2016 in Boston, USA


09 May 2015

Boishakhi Festival 1422

PohelaBaishakh, the first day of the Bangla year 1422, was celebrated in Boston, USA by NEBAF on May 09, 2015

25-27 April 2014

Boishakhi Mega Festival 1421

NEBAF celebrated boishakhi festival 1421 in Boston, USA during the year 2014. The three day event was a grand success.

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About Our Services

NEBAF's Mission and Objectives


Tax ID 331165369


New England Bangladeshi American Foundation (NEBAF) is a non-profit, voluntary, non-partisan, non-sectarian and non-political forum organized exclusively in order to serve cultural, educational, social and charitable purposes of the Bangladeshi and other communities of the neighborhood countries including Nepal, India, Pakistan, sri-Lanka and Bhutan.


The foundation promotes understanding and appreciations of social, cultural and ethnic customs prevalent in Bangladesh and neighboring countries among all the people regardless of age, color, creed, race, gender, religion or national origin.


NEBAF provides assistance, guidance and counsel to our new immigrants over all community issues with actions like education, helping with obtaining employment, solving housing problems, learning english, healthcare services to uninsured and low income families, to avail appropriate public benifit guidance, citizenship examinations, scholarships to needy but talented students.




Categories of Membership

The membership of the foundation is open to individual


A) General Member: A person with Bangladeshi origin or coming from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri-Lanka or Bhutan or his/ her spouse or children aged 18 years old or more and living in New England area of the USA will be eligible for general membership of NEBAF. To be registered as a member he/she has to apply to chairperson along with the requisite fee, the amount of which can be fixed or modified by the authority from time to time. A general member will cease to continue membership if he/ she takes residency out of New England area.


B) Guest Member: The chairperson may accept and register a person as a guest member whose native country is other than those mentioned above, when he/ she applies for membership along with the necessary fee. The guest member will have the right to attend general meetings and participate in discussion but will not have the right to vote for or against any issue.


C) Student Member: Any full-time student originating from the countries mentioned in section (a) may be considered for student membership if he/ she applies to the chairperson with a fee of half the amount fixed for general membership. A student member will enjoy the right of voting.


D) Honorary Member: The board of directors may award Honorary Membership to distinguished person coming from any country who have exceptional ability in the field of arts, science or any other subject or are performing outstanding community and philanthropic services. Honorary member will continue throughout lifetime of the member concerned. Honorary Members will not have the right to vote.


E) Membership Fee: Applicants for all categories of membership except Honorary Members will be addressed to the chairperson with a fee of $10.00 (ten dollars) for General and Guest Membership and $5.00 (five dollars) for Student Membership.

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