The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) commends Italy for its substantial relief efforts in Afghanistan over the course of the past 14 days. Italy was among the first countries to start civilian evacuations from Kabul and airlifted 5,011 people, including 4,890 Afghans (among those, 1,301 women and 1,453 children), more than any other Euro...

The National Italian American Foundation is now accepting submissions for our Ninth Annual NIAF Photo Contest. ENTER TODAY! The Theme: Tutto Bene! (Everything is fine!). This year’s Photo Contest theme Tutto Bene! means “Everything is Fine!” And, compared to 2020, that optimistic tone seems appropriate. The challenge is to submit photos that in som...

The Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC, the oldest Italian organization in our nation’s capital, will honor Dr. John P. Rosa with the Public Service Humanitarian Award at the Club’s annual Past Presidents Night Gala on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at the Hilton in McLean, Virginia. “For decades Dr. Rosa has been a leader in chiropractic and integrat...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) congratulates former Chairman Jerry Colangelo on leading Team USA to its fourth consecutive gold in men’s basketball. The gold medal came after an 87-82 win over France on Saturday in Tokyo, Japan. “We are extremely proud of Jerry’s accomplishments as executive director of USA Basketball. We salute Je...

The current era is all about reducing, reusing, and recycling. The increasing and alarming global warming situation has forced people to think about their activities from a broader perspective. Every single thing that can impact the environment either positively or negatively is being re-thought and rewired. In these crucial times, scientists and r...

On behalf of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Board of Directors and the Italian American community, we send our heartfelt condolences to the family of Richard L. Trumka, AFL-CIO president, who passed away Thursday at the age of 72. Trumka received the NIAF Leonardo da Vinci Lifetime Achievement Award in Service to the American Worke...

Join Us Virtually on Tuesday, July 27 | 6:00 P.M. EDT. Purchasing a Property in Italy: Why You Need a Lawyer. Registration fee: $25. REGISTER HERE. Dreaming of living la dolce vita and owning a home in a small Italian town overlooking the Mediterranean Sea or perhaps among the rolling hills of Tuscany? It can be quite challenging to navigate the co...

WEDNESDAY, JULY 21 | 6:00 P.M. EDT Registration fee: $25. REGISTER HERE. By now you probably have heard of the homes for sale in Italy for 1 euro! Indeed, in an effort to repopulate sleepy small towns, municipalities throughout Italy are attempting to incentivize mainly Americans to purchase abandoned homes to reverse years of population decline. B...

On behalf of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Board of Directors, and the Italian American community, we send our heartfelt condolences to the family of Barbara Ciongoli, who passed away Tuesday at her home in Jupiter, Fla. Ciongoli was the wife of the late Dr. A. Kenneth Ciongoli, who served for 18 years as the Foundation’s chairman...

The National Italian American Foundation is proud to present its new logo. The logo depicts the stars and stripes representing our Americanism resting on the foundation of a classical Italian pillar symbolizing the centrality of our heritage. Let us know what you think. Viva gli Stati Uniti d'America! Viva l'Italia! Design by Todd Radom Design.