The CAA is a private, non-profit business organization supported by member companies and individuals.

 

 The organization has no formal connections with any governments and does not receive any government funding.

 
 
  • Commendation from U.S. Ambassador to the Colombian American Association for its 85th Anniversary.

  • Nacional al Merito awarded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the President of the Republic of Colombia to the Colombian American Association on the occasion of its 75th Anniversary.

  • Premio Colombia Exterior a la Excelencia 2007 awarded by Contactos USA for 80 years of services to Colombia and Colombians living abroad.

  • Commendation from the U.S. President 2002: Letter of Commendation from President George W. Bush for the 75th Anniversary of the Colombian American Association.

  • Silver Cross of the National Order of Merit 2002: Cruz de Plata de la Orden.

  • Commendation from the U.S. President 1997: Letter of Commendation from President Jimmy Carter for the 70th Anniversary of the Colombian American Association.