The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA) announce the 2019 grant selections for The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum. Spearheaded by directors Anthony and Joe Russo, the Film Forum is an initiative to fund films depicting and exploring the Italian American experience for the bene...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) congratulates Daniel DiLella and Frank Giordano for their appointments as Chair and Executive Director of the United States Semiquincentennial Commission, respectively, in Spring 2018. The U.S. Semiquincentennial will celebrate the 250th anniversary of American independence and the founding of the Uni...

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception 7:30 p.m. Dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street, 110 East 42nd Street, New York, NY. This distinguished event, held at this world-famous, historical, New York City venue will highlight the very best in Italian food, beverage and cultural experiences – along with celebrate some of the most notable and im...

L’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio è intervenuto oggi ad un evento per celebrare la Delegazione Italo-americana nel 116° Congresso organizzato dalla National Italian-American Foundation (NIAF) nel corso del quale i Presidenti della Fondazione Gabe Battista e Pat Harrison hanno dato il benvenuto a quattro nuovi membri italo-americani della H...

È della penisola sorrentina il giovane italiano scelto dalla Fondazione Niaf, punto di riferimento di circa 20 milioni di statunitensi che vantano origini italiane, come imprenditore dell’anno. La National Italian American Foundation, infatti, consegnerà a Lorenzo Zurino, nato a Sorrento è cresciuto a Piano di Sorrento, l’International Young Entrep...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) today asked the University of Notre Dame to reconsider its decision to cover the historic Christopher Columbus murals on its campus. On Sunday, University of Notre Dame President John I. Jenkins announced in a written statement that the series of Christopher Columbus murals located on the second floor...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce that it will be launching two new scholarships this year thanks to NIAF Member Salvatore “Sal” Catanese’s generous financial support. Catanese funds the Salvatore “Sal” Catanese Clark County Scholarship and the Salvatore “Sal” Catanese National Scholarship. NIAF Board Co-Chair P...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce that, as of last week, the Chapel of the Holy Shroud in Turin has reopened after two years of restoration. NIAF, with the support of its members and donors, contributed $30,000 (€27,000) to the chapel’s restoration project in 2016. A NIAF delegation visited the chapel in June 20...

Directors Anthony and Joe Russo, in conjunction with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA), are excited to announce that applications are now open for The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum. Each year, the program awards multiple $8,000 grants to ambitious filmmakers around the...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is very pleased to congratulate Rep. Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) and Rep. Steven Scalise (LA-1) for assuming leadership positions in the new 116th United States Congress. Rep. Pelosi was elected as the Speaker of the House and Rep. Scalise was elected* as the Minority Whip.NIAF Board Co-Chair Patricia de Sta...