Corporate Sponsorship

Corporate Opportunities with NIAF

The Foundation hosts many charitable and educational events throughout the year with the financial support of generous small businesses and corporations to bring the Italian American Community—in all sectors and professions—together. Please see the various opportunities where you could become a NIAF corporate sponsor below.

Virtual Events

The National Italian American Foundation has gone virtual! We are offering a mix of virtual events that connect and gather renowned thought leaders, heritage driven conversations, Italian history and remain devoted to strengthening our Italian American Community. Support by sponsoring an event while showcasing your Italian and Italian American mission and brand.

NIAF also streams live and brings in thousands of shares, likes and views over the course of one event!

Contact to learn more about virtual event sponsorships.

New York Gala

More than 700 Italian and Italian Americans from New York and around the world attend this sold-out event making it a lively, high-energy affair. More importantly, the Foundation honors Italian and Italian American individuals who have dedicated their time in celebrating, preserving and protecting their Italian heritage.

Thursday, April 21, 2022
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Cipriani 42nd Street
New York, NY

Anniversary Gala

The Foundation’s Anniversary Gala is one of the nation’s premier weekend-long celebration of Italian and Italian American traditions, connections, music, food and pride. For two days and nights, both Italians and Italian Americans converge in what we know is the best weekend to come together as famiglia.

Saturday, October 23, 2021
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, D.C.

Expo Italiana

Expo Italiana is a vibrant marketplace and forum for all things Italian and Italian American…and for more than 3,000 guests who were drawn to what has become the largest annual Italian festival in the nation’s capital.

Saturday, October 23, 2021
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, D.C.

NIAF Government Affairs Program

The NIAF Government Affairs Program provides sponsors with an exclusive opportunity to engage in relevant public policy discussions with top government officials. It also allows members access to unique Italian cultural experiences that only Washington, D.C. offers, such as the Frank J. Guarini Public Policy Forum luncheons on Capitol Hill, the annual Congressional Delegation Bocce Tournament, exclusive dinners, as well as other jointly hosted events with the Italian American Congressional Staff Association.

If you have further questions, please email
with the subject line beginning with “Corporate Sponsorship.”