The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) President Robert Allegrini spoke Monday morning to an assembly of Italian senators at the government palace, Palazzo Giustiniani, in Rome, Italy. Allegrini was invited by Brussels-based think tank and NIAF partner ItalyUntold to address the image of Italy in the United States, the perception of Italia...

The Director of Public Relations and Publications reports to NIAF’s President and CAO. The primary responsibility of the incumbent is to ensure the timely and polished production of NIAF’s many publications: Ambassador Magazine, the Foundation’s blog and the Foundation’s annual report and Gala programs, in addition to any brochures, press releases,...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) has implemented an Affiliate Organization Program to offer support and strengthen ties to the Italian American community nationwide. Organizations that become affiliates of NIAF for an annual fee of only $1,500 receive discounted NIAF membership for their individual members, invitations to special opp...

Monday, March 7 | 6:00 PM ET. REGISTER. Zoom link will be sent via email to all registrants. Any savvy consumer knows that Italian products are synonymous with fine design, and magnificent craftsmanship. Join NIAF and Friends of Bocconi for a panel discussion with experts in Italy's fashion and design industry for their insight into trends in moder...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is proud to announce that the estate of the late U.S. Ambassador Peter F. Secchia, who formerly served in Italy, has committed an additional $2 million to endow the Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery Program, an all-expenses paid first-time travel to Italy program for young Americans of I...

If you ask many people in United States “Where do the Italian Americans live?” it is often true that the northeast comes to mind. The Italian immigrant wave in the early 20th century famously began a great migration from the “old country”. The classic stories of Ellis Island often start with New York City. The entire northeast enjoys a beautiful la...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is set to honor NIAF Chairman Emeritus Jerry Colangelo at the Foundation’s Arizona Regional Gala in Phoenix on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at the iconic Arizona Biltmore Hotel, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Colangelo will be receiving the inaugural Jerry Colangelo Sports Excellence Award in recognition of hi...

The Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum provides an incredible opportunity for inspired and creative artists to craft films that explore the Italian American experience. Record-breaking Hollywood directors Joe and Anthony Russo invite you to explore the present, past, and future of this unique and important cultural expression and identity....

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...