The mission of the Slovak-American Foundation is to foster the relationship and strengthen the bonds between the United States and the Slovak Republic by providing educational and exchange opportunities that will enrich the economic, social, and political fabric, and help develop knowledge, skills, and abilities that will lead to prosperity.

The Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization, registered in the US with board members in the US and Slovakia, and its activities include educational exchange programs for professional interns and research scholars and support of teams of early stage Slovak startups through its Slovak Startup Teams | US Connections program.