Honor Your Italian American Ancestors, Empower the Next Generation

NIAF Virtual Events

Check out our past and upcoming webinars covering dual citizenship, genealogy and history to Italian cuisine, wine and culture, and more!

NIAF NCCA Christopher Columbus Essay Contest

Calling all high school students! First prize essay contest winners receive $1,200 and an all expenses paid trip to Washington, DC

NIAF Scholarship Application Now Open

Apply now through March 1, 2021 at 11:59 pm EST!
What We Do

GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

Annually, NIAF awards roughly $1 million to promote Italian American culture and support the academic success of Italian American youth

BRIDGE TO ITALY

Strengthening the bond between Italy and the United States

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

From hosting film forums to engaging students on their college campuses, NIAF provides resources to learn more about your heritage

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

Events for Italian American public policy stakeholders: government leaders, diplomatic officials and public policy professionals
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