The Fulbright Program in Italy, the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and Georgetown University are pleased to announce a new and exciting award for Italian scholars and teachers: the Fulbright-NIAF-Georgetown Research Lectureship in Education.  The grant aims to support an Italian elementary/middle school teacher or university lecturer/r...

The Commission for Cultural Exchanges between Italy and the United States – the bi-national agency that on the behalf of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the U.S. Department of State has been managing since 1948 the Fulbright Program in Italy promoting study, research and teaching opportunities in Italy and the U.S. through a program of...

Italian-born singer Giada Valenti returns to Long Island with new romantic show on March 23, at 2 p.m. at the Dix Hills Performing Arts Center, in Dix Hills, N.Y. Accompanied by her own All Men Band, she will surprise her audience with a new selection of American and Italian love songs from the '60s, '70s, '80s as well as recent contemporary hits a...

For the 17th consecutive year, the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) will sponsor its Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery program, an educational and cultural initiative that sends Italian American students enrolled in a college or university to Italy each year. This all-expenses-paid trip will take place in June 2016. Th...

Summary The Regional Event Planner implements and manages the logistics of all Fund Development department fundraising events, primarily the National Gala. In addition, the Regional Event Planner will serve as the primary liaison between the organization and its regional leadership as well as managing regional events throughout the country.  ...

Attribute to Joseph V. Del Raso, Esq., National Italian American Foundation Chairman (NIAF) and John M. Viola, President   "On behalf of the National Italian American Foundation's Board of Directors, we congratulate Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame member and Chairman of the Board of Directors for USA Basketball Jerry Colangelo on b...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) congratulates Pete D'Alessandro on his new appointment as General Manager of the Sacramento Kings, the National Basketball Association's franchise in California's capital city.   "A highly talented basketball executive and proud Italian American, Pete brings not only passion and integrity to th...

Ad aprile AmCham organizza una Business Mission a New York City e Washington DC. Il viaggio, previsto dal 7 all’11 aprile, si terrà in occasione del NIAF's New York Gala che si svolgerà la sera di mercoledì 8 aprile presso l’esclusivo ristorante Cipriani. Quest’anno la mission assume una particolare valenza in quanto rientra tra le iniziative previ...

By Rosario Mariani   Pawnbrokers The traditional symbol of the pawnbroker three golden balls (photo above) is derived from the Medici family coat-of-arms, who ruled Florence in the 15th and 16th centuries.   The symbol was spread by the Lombards, Italian bankers, Goldsmiths and money lenders who set up business in medieval London. &...

By Riccardo Chioni Quest'anno la Niaf per la 38esima edizione annuale della convention nella capitale ha abbandonato i colonnati, preferendo come scenografia un pergolato fiorito dove ha sistemato il tavolo con gli ospiti d'onore, mentre il soffitto della sala delle feste del Hilton Hotel risplendeva di un azzurro cielo con il logo della Fondazion...