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La National Italian-American Foundation rende omaggio insieme all’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio alla delegazione italo-americana in Congresso.

La National Italian-American Foundation rende omaggio insieme all’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio alla delegazione italo-americana in Congresso.

| February 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Washington, 25 febbraio 2019. 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 House: Anthony Brindisi, Greg […]

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NIAF Stands Up in Defense of Christopher Columbus Day

NIAF Stands Up in Defense of Christopher Columbus Day

| October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The following is an official statement from National Italian American Foundation (NIAF): The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) supports Christopher Columbus Day and opposes public campaigns that advocate for its elimination as a federal holiday. As an organization devoted to the promotion and preservation of Italian American heritage, we support unequivocally keeping Columbus Day as a […]

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Lawrence J. Purpuro selected as the new NIAF’s CEO

Lawrence J. Purpuro selected as the new NIAF’s CEO

| July 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Board of Directors and the Executive Search Committee, Chairpersons Gabriel Battista and Patricia de Stacy Harrison have announced that Lawrence J. Purpuro will join the Foundation on September 1, 2018, as its new Chief Executive Officer. “Larry brings to this position experience and success in development, marketing, management and […]

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Scholarships Overview – The National Italian American Foundation

Scholarships Overview – The National Italian American Foundation

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) awards scholarships to 60-70 outstanding students in a variety of academic disciplines for use during the following academic year. Scholarships range from $2,500 – $12,000.  DEADLINE IS MARCH 1, 2018. To be considered for a NIAF scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria: Be a member of NIAF or […]

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Lido Civic Club Honors Anna and Francesco Isgro for Their Community Service

Lido Civic Club Honors Anna and Francesco Isgro for Their Community Service

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC recently honored Anna and Francesco Isgro for their community service at its annual Italian American Congressional Delegation Reception. Thomas Stallone Sr., the event’s chair, introduced Fr. Ezio Marchetto, pastor of Holy Rosary Church who gave the invocation. Lido President Thomas Regnante introduced the honorees. Francesco Isgro is a […]

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Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 In Scholarships, Grants $10,000 to Casa Italiana Language School

Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 In Scholarships, Grants $10,000 to Casa Italiana Language School

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Congratulations to the 2017 Lido Civic Club Scholarship winners! Francesco Isgro, Chair of the Lido Civic Club Scholarship Committee, announced the winners of a total on $60,000 in scholarships at the Sixth Annual Scholarship Awards Presentations held at the Italian Embassy. The scholarship winners are: Domenic Allegra, Bridget Bagileo, Ethan Casserino, Nina Dorsett, Olivia […]

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NIAF 41st Anniversary Gala Weekend, October 14-15, 2016 Washington

NIAF 41st Anniversary Gala Weekend, October 14-15, 2016 Washington

| October 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The National Italian American Foundation hosts an exciting weekend of events featuring the best in Italian food, beverage and cultural experiences capped off with a Black Tie Gala Awards Dinner honoring Film Directors Joe and Anthony Russo (The Avengers), football great Franco Harris (Pittsburgh Steelers) and many others. (Washington, D.C. – October 3, 2016) The National […]

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