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...

Thanks to the generosity of the Italian American community, the National Italian American Foundation has awarded over $10,000,000 in scholarships since its founding. NIAF administers nearly 200 scholarships annually, ranging in value from $2,500 to $12,000 to Italian American students studying a wide variety of subjects. Check the available scholar...

ItalyUntold, the Brussels-based Think Tank comprised of international scientists and professors, and the prestigious National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), that since 1975 has been promoting the Italian legacy, language, and culture, have signed a Cooperation Protocol to support and promote Italy overseas. The agreement aims at defending the...

October was Italian American History Month. Given that Christopher Columbus Day has become persona non grata because of radical, leftist Democrats, Italian American History Month does not garner the attention it so rightly deserves. While an admittedly biased Italian American, I am also aware of the significance in celebrating Italian Americans and...

On Saturday, October 23, 2021, the National Italian American Foundation hosted its 46th Anniversary Gala at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.—and what a memorable Gala it was! This year's Gala featured inspirational and heartfelt messages from five distinguished honorees who were saluted for their remarkable achievements, as well as inval...

It's Italian American Heritage Month! NIAF is celebrating in many ways, one being its biggest annual gala in Washington, D.C. For 46 years, the National Italian American Foundation has recognized Italian and Italian American achievements in business, art, science, finance, entertainment, medicine and beyond. NIAF will continue the tradition on Satu...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA) are thrilled to announce the 2020 and 2021 grant finalists for The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum. The Film Forum, led by AGBO’s Russo Brothers and President of Creative, Angela Russo-Otstot, is an initiative to fund films depicting and...

It's not easy to take over the reins of NIAF at this time, with a pandemic that is still doing damage and casualties, and that has left major economic and social problems in the United States. Several programs of the National Italian American Foundation, as well as other national and local Italian American and non-Italian American organizations, ha...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is excited to celebrate its 46th Anniversary Gala at the elegant Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, October 23. This year, NIAF will salute its 2021 Region of Honor, Abruzzo, Italy’s most abundantly natural and “greenest” region. NIAF will also celebrate five distinguished honorees...