The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) leadership, including President John M. Viola and the Foundation's Government Relations and Public Policy Committee Chair Mark Valente lll, welcomed Representative Tom Marino (Pa.), Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law, who spoke at the first...

WHO: Mike Piazza, New York Mets Great and 12-Time MLB All-Star   WHAT: Mike Piazza will flip the switch and light the Empire State Building the colors of the Italian flag on Tuesday, June 3, on behalf of NIAF in a special ceremony to celebrate The National Italian American Foundation's mission and educational programs across the country. &n...

The National Italian American Foundation's annual New York Gala will honor WABC Channel 7's Lisa Colagrossi, Emmy Award-winning journalist and reporter; and Ken Rosato, anchor at Eyewitness News This Morning and Eyewitness News at Noon; Janet DiFiore, Westchester County District attorney; Edward A. Riguardi, a former commercial real estate executiv...

NIAF is proud to be one of the sponsors of this year's Feast in honor of Madonna Del Sacro Monte, Saturday, May 31 at Holy Face Monastery in Clifton, New Jersey. www.madonnadelsacromonteusa.com   On Saturday, May 31, 2014, at 11:30 a.m., there will be celebrated at the beautiful Holy Face Monastery, 1697 Route 3, Clifton, New Jersey, a Solem...

Sign up now for NIAF's 9th Annual New York Golf Tournament benefitting the Foundation's scholarship and educational programs for the New York area. Foursome packages include registration, 18 holes of golf, breakfast, lunch, cocktail hour, silent auction and awards dinner.   Sponsorship packages are available. August 13, 2013. Registration an...

by Lisa Femia   The National Italian American Foundation is excited to announce the creation of NIAF on Campus, a new NIAF Italian American Leadership Council (IALC) Program. If you know an outstanding Italian or Italian studies professor and Italian American college or graduate student, please encourage them to apply!   The program i...

Celebrities and entertainment take center stage during the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) 40th Anniversary Gala Awards Weekend to celebrate a milestone at its new venue at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, October 16 -18, 2015.   As part of NIAF's lineup of celebrities, actors Danny Aiello, Chazz Palminteri and Annabel...

Louis Prima Jr. and The Witnesses will bring their high-energy, big band sound to NIAF's "The Wildest Comes to Washington" Casino Night, during the Gala weekend, performing songs from their latest album "Blow," and getting the crowd on its feet!   Ahead of the big weekend, Prima Jr., son of legendary trumpeter and jazz-band leader Louis Prim...

More than 200 leaders in South Florida's business, civic, governmental and cultural communities greeted Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero in his first official visit to Florida, as he announced the upcoming opening of a new trade office and other recent initiatives. Swire Properties sponsored the May 9 reception at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel...

New York Italians is happy to offer our members a dual membership with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF). Members will benefit from a New York Italians membership as well as an associate level NIAF Membership.   NIAF/NYI Membership Card (with pertaining member benefits)NIAF/NYI Monthly Member Newsletter (separate)Yearlong subsc...