The following associations are active in the municipality of Nea Alikarnassos contributing with their activities to the cultural development and overall improvement of the inhabitants'' quality of life.
- Environmental and Ornamental Association of Nea Alikarnassos
- Cultural Association of Agios Ioannis
- Cultural Association "Artemissia"
- Cultural and Ecological Association of Prassas
- Cultural Association of Agios Nektarios
- Cultural Association of Agios Georgios
- Cultural Association of Karteros
- Association of members and friends of Pastoral Association Prassas-Karteros
- Sporting Association of Nea Alikarnassos municipality
- Sporting Association "PASA Herodotus"
- Athletic Association "Youth Herodotus"
- Athletic Association "Athlokinisi"
- Friends of Sports Association "Pan-Cretan Sporting Association"
Other Associations/ Charities
- KETHEA- Therapeutic Program for Drug Addiction "Ariadne"
- Not for Profit Organisation for children with special needs "Zoodohos Pigi"
- Pan-Cretan Association of Travellers (ROMA) "The Hope"