The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) announces its support of #AmericaLovesVenice, a fundraising initiative to aid Venice’s recovery from recent flooding, organized by the Embassy of Italy and Save Venice, an American nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the artistic heritage of Venice.  From November 12-17, Venice experienced...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) has elected a new Board of Directors for the 2017-2021 term, during a March 23, 2017 meeting at the New York offices of Pepper Hamilton LLP. Patricia de Stacy Harrison, president and ceo of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and former NIAF vice chair; and Gabriel A. Battista, former president,...

"Viva La Cultura Italiana!" was the theme for Il Circolo's 38th anniversary gala held at the Breakers in Palm Beach on March 2, 2014. Guests enjoyed a cocktail reception in the Magnolia Room while mandolinist, Joe Spadaro, played popular Italian favorites. Once in the Circle Room, where dinner was to be served, music by Gino De Marco filled the air...

Il Circolo, the Italian Cultural Society of the Palm Beaches, has announced it will honor Joseph V. Del Raso, Esq., a part-time resident of Delray Beach, as Man of the Year at its annual gala at The Breakers in Palm Beach on Sunday, March 2, 2014.   The prestigious designation is awarded annually to an individual who promotes Italian culture...

Attributed to NIAF Chairman Joseph V. Del Raso and NIAF President John M. Viola   "On behalf of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Board of Directors, we are deeply saddened by the passing of former New York Governor Mario Matthew Cuomo. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the Cuomo family. Cuomo died of heart failure on New...

Biblioteca Ambrosiana, uno dei luoghi storici di una Milano in fasto e in festa per Expo 2015. Oltre il cortile, dopo una visita privata agli schizzi di Leonardo Da Vinci, si è consumata la cena di gala in onore della NIAF, la National Italian American Foundation.   L'occasione è delle più importanti: quest'anno cade il 40esimo anniversario...

The National Italian American Foundation recreated its 40th Anniversary Awards Gala Weekend into an extravaganza of song, homage to heritage, family ties, and passion for food. The Foundation's celebration of its 40-year milestone united Italian American and Italian cultures of the past with an eye to the future. The NIAF gala was presented by Alit...

(Washington, D.C. – June 22, 2012) Silicon Valley leaders ClearStreet's Kim Polese and CREAGRI Inc.'s Roberto Crea, Ph.D., joined Recology's John A. Legnitto, Snaidero USA'sAnna Paolo Snaidero and authors Aili and Andres McConnon as honorees at the National Italian American Foundation's (NIAF) West Coast Gala on June 21, 2012. The evening began wi...

(WASHINGTON, D.C. -- November 29, 2012) Louis J. Freeh, a National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Vice Chairman and former director of Federal Bureau of Investigation, was ranked one of the top 15 "Americans of the Year 2012" list in the December issue of Esquire Magazine. Judge Freeh joins his fellow Italian Americans, actor Bradley Cooper, ro...