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...

Opening Reception: June 15th 6-9PMExhibition Runs: June 15- July 11Regular (non-opening reception) Gallery Hours: M-F, 8AM-3:30PM   In collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles, the National Italian American Foundation, and COM.IT.ES, and under the auspices of The Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles, the Downtown...

Maria Bartiromo, Emmy Award-winning journalist and CNBC Anchor, joined comedian and actor Joe Piscopo on stage to open the National Italian American Foundation's (NIAF) 38th Anniversary Awards Gala at the Washington Hilton on October 26, 2013. They co-hosted the evening to celebrate our rich Italian culture and heritage.   From the podium, N...

Twenty college students from across the nation will participate in the Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery Program, an all-expenses-paid educational and cultural initiative that sends Italian American students to Italy. Sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), the tour will visit Italy's Lombardia region, NIAF's 201...

Regione Lombardia, in vista dell'Expo 2015, sarà la regione d'onore per il Gala 2014 della NIAF, la fondazione americana che rappresenta gli oltre 20 milioni di cittadini italoamericani che vivono negli Stati Uniti. Ad annunciarlo è stata Valentina Aprea, assessore all'Istruzione, Lavoro e Formazione professionale, al termine dell'incontro avuto sa...

I would love to nominate my father, Tony Durpetti, owner + proprietor of legendary Chicago steakhouse Gene & Georgetti as an “Italian a Day” feature. Started in 1941 by Gene Michelotti (Durpetti’s father in law) and Alfredo “Georgetti” Federighi, Gene & Georgetti is a family owned and operated restaurant for almost 74 years.   T...

Actress and producer Annabella Sciorra will lead the list of honorees at the National Italian American Foundation's (NIAF) New York Spring Extravaganza at Cipriani 42nd Street, on April 4, 2013. Sciorra will be joined by Mark J. Casella, a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; Gerard A. Donini, chief operating officer of Corporate and Investment...

The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday August 23, 2013, was the site of the 53rd Annual Ceremony honoring Charles J. Bonaparte, the 46th Attorney General and founder of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in a program organized by Francesco Isgro, Chair of the Friends of Charles Bonaparte.   The event's Keynote Speaker, Lisa Monaco, Assis...

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 Mario M. Cuomo Award in Public Service will be presented for the first time by the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) at the legendary Cipriani 42nd Street during the Foundation's New York Spring Gala on April 8, 2015. New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is planning to attend the ceremony to honor his late father.   The eveni...