The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year. Over the past 45 years, NIAF’s Scholarship Program has grown to offer 22 different scholarships with various criteria, ranging in value from $2,500 to $12,000, which constitute a portion of NIAF’s million-dollar annual giving. NIAF offers sc...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is now accepting essays for the NIAF NCCA Christopher Columbus Essay Contest. Since 1996, NIAF has worked with the National Christopher Columbus Association (NCCA) to sponsor an annual national essay contest on a topic related to Christopher Columbus for high school students throughout the United Stat...

Last night the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, was the guest of honor of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), one of the most prominent Italian-American organizations in the country, and the Italian American Congressional Delegation (IACD), which brings together many members of the U.S. Congress. The event w...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and the Italian Scientists & Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF), headquartered in Atherton, Calif., have partnered to promote the many accomplishments achieved by Italian Americans and Italians living in the United States who work in the field of science and technology. Both organizations w...

As the nation and the world slowly turn the corner on the tragic Covid pandemic, NIAF’s Ninth Annual Photos Contest adopted the upbeat theme of Tutto Bene! More than 150 amateur and professional photographers submitted photographs expressing that optimism. NIAF is delighted to present the NIAF 2021 Photo Contest Winners: Carol Cook - Mendon, Massac...

Thanks to the generosity of the Italian American community, the National Italian American Foundation has awarded over $10,000,000 in scholarships since its founding. NIAF administers nearly 200 scholarships annually, ranging in value from $2,500 to $12,000 to Italian American students studying a wide variety of subjects. Check the available scholar...

ItalyUntold, the Brussels-based Think Tank comprised of international scientists and professors, and the prestigious National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), that since 1975 has been promoting the Italian legacy, language, and culture, have signed a Cooperation Protocol to support and promote Italy overseas. The agreement aims at defending the...

October was Italian American History Month. Given that Christopher Columbus Day has become persona non grata because of radical, leftist Democrats, Italian American History Month does not garner the attention it so rightly deserves. While an admittedly biased Italian American, I am also aware of the significance in celebrating Italian Americans and...

On Saturday, October 23, 2021, the National Italian American Foundation hosted its 46th Anniversary Gala at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.—and what a memorable Gala it was! This year's Gala featured inspirational and heartfelt messages from five distinguished honorees who were saluted for their remarkable achievements, as well as inval...

It's Italian American Heritage Month! NIAF is celebrating in many ways, one being its biggest annual gala in Washington, D.C. For 46 years, the National Italian American Foundation has recognized Italian and Italian American achievements in business, art, science, finance, entertainment, medicine and beyond. NIAF will continue the tradition on Satu...