Si è tenuto martedì 29 luglio presso la sede di Regione Lombardia l'incontro tra il Governatore Roberto Maroni e i vertici di NIAF (National Italian American Foundation), rappresentati dal Chairman Joe Del Raso e dal Presidente John Viola. Presso la sala conferenze di Palazzo Pirelli è stato simbolicamente siglato l'accordo tra Regione Lombardia e...

Scholarships will be available to college students through the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Foundation has awarded millions of dollars in scholarships and cultural grants since its founding in 1976.   Since NIAF's inception 38 years ago, the scholarship program has grown from four scholarsh...

National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) President John M. Viola will lead a delegation of the Foundation's Board members to Palermo, Italy, to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the massacres of Capaci and Via D'Amelio on May 23, 2015. The deaths of Judge Giovanni Falcone and his wife, Judge Francesca Morvillo, Judge Paolo Borsellino, and the...

Ten university students who reside in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area have received National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarships. The students are Katie Anastasi of Rockville, Md. Mackenzie Burnett of Ellicott City, Md., Mattia D'Affuso of North Potomac, Md., Daniel Evans of Germantown, Md., Gabriella LaVerghetta and Nicholas Tsu...

To celebrate NIAF's mission and its educational programs across the United States, the Foundation is hosting a reception at the rooftop garden of 230 Fifth in New York City on June 3, 2014.   NIAF's leadership, including Chairman Joseph V. Del Raso and President John M. Viola, will join the Foundation's regional vice presidents in New York,...

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...

By Ellen Weisberg   On behalf of President of the Republic of Italy, Sergio Mattarella, Italy's Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero bestowed the prestigious Order of the Merit of the Italian Republic (Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana) to Joseph V. Del Raso, chairman of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and Frank Giordano, m...

by Craig Davis   John Viola has been intently reading all of the news reports about his father's purchase of the Florida Panthers. What interests him most is found at the bottom of the articles online, where fans express their views and concerns about what this latest ownership change will mean to their team.   The oldest of new...

Six university students who reside in the Tri-State area have received National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarships. The students are Giovanni Iaboni of Bethany, Ct., Jade Bonacolta of Upper Saddle River, N.J., Angela Capranzano of Glendale, N.Y., Daniel Graziano of Amawalk, N.Y., Paul Lindseth of New York, N.Y., and Samuel Pellegrino C...