Monday, March 7 | 6:00 PM ET. REGISTER. Zoom link will be sent via email to all registrants. Any savvy consumer knows that Italian products are synonymous with fine design, and magnificent craftsmanship. Join NIAF and Friends of Bocconi for a panel discussion with experts in Italy's fashion and design industry for their insight into trends in moder...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is proud to announce that the estate of the late U.S. Ambassador Peter F. Secchia, who formerly served in Italy, has committed an additional $2 million to endow the Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery Program, an all-expenses paid first-time travel to Italy program for young Americans of I...

If you ask many people in United States “Where do the Italian Americans live?” it is often true that the northeast comes to mind. The Italian immigrant wave in the early 20th century famously began a great migration from the “old country”. The classic stories of Ellis Island often start with New York City. The entire northeast enjoys a beautiful la...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is set to honor NIAF Chairman Emeritus Jerry Colangelo at the Foundation’s Arizona Regional Gala in Phoenix on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at the iconic Arizona Biltmore Hotel, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Colangelo will be receiving the inaugural Jerry Colangelo Sports Excellence Award in recognition of hi...

The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum provides an incredible opportunity for inspired and creative artists to craft films that explore the Italian American experience. Record-breaking Hollywood directors Joe and Anthony Russo invite you to explore the present, past, and future of this unique and important cultural expression and identity....

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year. Over the past 45 years, NIAF’s Scholarship Program has grown to offer 22 different scholarships with various criteria, ranging in value from $2,500 to $12,000, which constitute a portion of NIAF’s million-dollar annual giving. NIAF offers sc...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is now accepting essays for the NIAF NCCA Christopher Columbus Essay Contest. Since 1996, NIAF has worked with the National Christopher Columbus Association (NCCA) to sponsor an annual national essay contest on a topic related to Christopher Columbus for high school students throughout the United Stat...

Last night the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, was the guest of honor of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), one of the most prominent Italian-American organizations in the country, and the Italian American Congressional Delegation (IACD), which brings together many members of the U.S. Congress. The event w...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and the Italian Scientists & Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF), headquartered in Atherton, Calif., have partnered to promote the many accomplishments achieved by Italian Americans and Italians living in the United States who work in the field of science and technology. Both organizations w...

As the nation and the world slowly turn the corner on the tragic Covid pandemic, NIAF’s Ninth Annual Photos Contest adopted the upbeat theme of Tutto Bene! More than 150 amateur and professional photographers submitted photographs expressing that optimism. NIAF is delighted to present the NIAF 2021 Photo Contest Winners: Carol Cook - Mendon, Massac...