Everything we do, we do for long-term development and educational approaches investing in people and economic growth to contribute back to our shared community
We host multiple events every year, either Annual Youth Summit, Community & Volunteer Project, or conferences. Please check the specificity dates and the type of events on our event pageCheck our events
Who We Are: Our Mission
The Burmese American Community Institute (BACI) is a non-profit organization founded in 2011 that provides educational and vocational support to the Burmese community in greater Indianapolis. The BACI also support community members regionally, nationally, and globally through new initiatives, collaborative and strategic partnerships, and advocacy.
With a Vision of Education for all, a stronger community... Learn More
Help Us Reach our Goal
At BACI, we maintain a high standard of accountability and transparency with the use of grants and gifts our donors entrust to us. We are always trying to keep our overhead rate low. In the past year, we used 95 percent of our total operating expenses towards programs that directly benefit students and community.Book Drive
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Latest News Releases
College going rate among Burmese-Americans increases 97.7 percent in six years INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 3, 2017 – A Burmese American Community Institute (BACI) study finds the college going rate among Burmese-Americans 85 percent this year. The researchers at BACI found that the college going rate among the Burmese has increased from 43 percent in 2012 to 85 percent in 2017 which makes a 97.7 percent rise in 6 years. Out of 148 total respondents surveyed among recent Burmese high school graduates, 126 … read more
2017-2018 Upward College Program Application Form The Upward College Program helps prepare the participants their college and future success through its innovative and comprehensive curriculum design including tutoring (English, Math & Science, Social Sciences), training in Advanced English Writing, including Business & Technical Communications, Essay Writing, Reading, and Leadership Development, SAT/ACT Preparatory, College Admissions, FAFSA, Scholarship Applications, and provide college coaching and mentorship services. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and Life Skill classes will also be included in this … read more