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The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) cordially invites those with a passion and love for Italy and our heritage to become a part of our growing organization. With a mission to preserve and protect the Italian American culture, many NIAF programs reach out to our young leaders of tomorrow through scholarships, mentoring, and exchange programs. NIAF also provides an impressive network of our nationís most prominent Italian Americans in business, entertainment, politics and the professions.

The NIAF is the major advocate in Washington, DC for nearly 25 million Italian Americans, the nation's fifth largest ethnic group. NIAF also works with business and political leaders to strengthen cultural and economic ties between Italy and the U.S. The NIAF was founded in 1975 as a non-profit organization in Washington, DC. It is entirely non-partisan.

As a membership-based and -funded organization, NIAF relies on your involvement to continue to develop programs of the like well into the future. With your support, the NIAF will continue to help our young leaders of tomorrow, today!

Please complete the secure form below to become a part of the National Italian American Foundation. It takes less than 5 minutes to become a part of our exciting organization!

Gift memberships are also available. For more information, please send an email to or call 202-387-0600.

The National Italian American Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your support is tax deductible. Please consult your tax advisor for advice.


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NIAF Student Membership - $25
NIAF Associate Membership - $50
NIAF Sustaining Membership - $125
NIAF Patron Membership - $250
NIAF Council Membership - $500
NIAF Business Council Membership - $1,000
Founder's Circle Membership - $2,500
Chairman's Circle Membership - $5,000

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