Kaveri is a cultural organization representing the Kannada speaking people from Karnataka State India, who have settled in Maryland-Washington D.C-Virginia area. The Purpose of the organization is to propagate Kannada language, culture, music, dance, and drama among the Kannada speaking people.
Kaveri is one of the oldest Kannada organizations in the U.S.A, and has been active in the promotion of Kannada culture in the Nation's capital since 1972. Kaveri organizes social and cultural activities to facilitate Kannada speaking people to socially interact with their friends, and nurture interest in Kannada and culture among adults, as well as youth born and growing in U.S.
Kaveri is also active in promoting Kannada language in the Karnataka State, India. Kaveri has established one of the largest trusts with the Kannada Sahithya Parishat for publishing Kannada books annually.
Kaveri was one of the organizations outside of Karnataka to submit nomination for "Year 2002 Kannada Rajyotsava" award instituted by Government of Karnataka.