What is the Lao Global Heritage Alliance (LGHA)?


We, the Lao Global Heritage Alliance (LGHA), ambitiously strive for preserving Lao Tradition/Culture/Heritage, and promoting Buddhism.


The LGH Alliance was established by the concerned Laotian American community in the Washington DC Area, with a mission to:

(1) Help Promote Lao Community Cohesiveness.

(2) Help Prevent and Combat Corruption Activities in non-profit 501 (c)(3) Charitable Organization such as the Wat Lao Temple.

(3) Help Provide and encourage the Transparency of Financial Management, Organizational Management, Board of Directors’ Election in non-profit 501 (c)(3) Charitable Organization such as the Wat Lao Temple.


To align LGH Alliance’s Mission with its Vision, our Strategies are as follow:

(1) Creating Alliances with other organizations and temples, both locally and nationally.

(2) Providing guidance, recommendations, and support for a common and strict Bylaws of each temple.

(3) Serving as a mediator such as a Election Committee for Board of Director and Officers of the Wat Lao Temple.

(4) Fundraising Strategies to support our continuous operation include but not limited to:

Mobilizing Donors (New Leads; Thank; Educate; Empower; Make them part of our community; Increase value over time.)

Marketing and Advertising (sophisticated advertising; evaluating messaging; traditional media; social media; make clear case for support.)

Fundraising Digitally (Strong video strategy with storytelling; emergency fundraising appeals; thank you video; volunteer stories; victims stories; campaign or fund progress updates.)

Forming Partnership (Form strong corporate partnerships – donations & grants; leverage celebrity endorsers; find matching opportunities)
Hosting Events (Annual GALA Dinner; Corporate Event Sponsorship.)