The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) will celebrate its 47th Anniversary Gala at the elegant Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, October 29, 2022. This year, NIAF will salute its 2022 Region of Honor, Tuscany, the birthplace of the Italian language and Renaissance. Hosting the black-tie event will be Maria Bartiromo, a...

Thursday, September 8. RSVP Here. Columbus Citizens Foundation: 8 E 69th St, New York, NY. There will be a reception at 6pm and the program will begin at 6:30 PM. An evening with Professor Mary Grabar from the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization in Clinton, New York. She has published many articles and two books, Debu...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) congratulates Anita Bevacqua McBride, board member and Vice Chair National, as the 2022 Lewis L. Gould Award Recipient.  McBride accepted the award on August 22nd for her distinguished contributions to the field of First Lady research and education, and her commitment to excellence while furthering th...

Dear friends, even in August, ciao from a Rome full of American tourists and empty of us Romans!   In early August a dear friend traveling to Liguria sent me a photo, taken by him. While driving he had seen a sign that had attracted his curiosity, and he knew well that it would interest me as well. The photo is the one you see here: Cogoleto, the s...

Discover Sardegna Innovation Lifestyle is the project carried out by Innois, a platform for innovation of the Fondazione di Sardegna and American Chamber of Commerce in Italy AmCham, with the involvement of Smeralda Consulting as technical partner, in collaboration with We The Italians and The National Italian American Foundation NIAF.  It was crea...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce Tuscany is this year's Region of Honor. Following a successful regional visit where NIAF's Board of Directors met with the President of the Region of Tuscany and local government officials we are proud to partner with Tuscany. Each year, NIAF, collaborates with a region in Italy...

Discover Sardegna Innovation Lifestyle is the project carried out by Innois, a platform for innovation of the Fondazione di Sardegna and American Chamber of Commerce in Italy AmCham, with the involvement of Smeralda Consulting as technical partner, in collaboration with We The Italians and The National Italian American Foundation NIAF.  It was crea...

The National Italian American Foundation is now accepting submissions for our Annual NIAF Photo Contest. The Theme: Tanti Auguri! NIAF’s photo contest turns ten this year! In honor of our tenth birthday, we are calling for submissions that capture celebratory moments. In the Italian language Tanti Auguri has versatile meanings. The phrase is common...

The National Italian American Foundation is honored to be recognized as the Italian American Organization of the Year by the Madonna Del Soccorso Society. This annual award is presented at the Fisherman’s Feast to an individual or organization that has had a substantial and positive impact on our society and the larger Italian American community th...

The NIAF on Campus mission is to empower the future leaders of the Italian American community to embrace their cultural heritage and carry it with them for the rest of their lives. The NIAF on Campus program enables college students to appreciate and engage with Italian and Italian American culture in a more profound way outside of the classroom. E...