Italian-American Organizations

Please join and support these fine Italian-American organizations as they continue to promote Italian culture and goodwill throughtout North America.



The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational foundation that promotes Italian American culture and heritage. NIAF serves as a resource on the Italian American community and has educational and youth programs including scholarships, grants, heritage travel, and mentoring.

The Columbus Citizens Foundation is a non-profit organization in New York City committed to fostering an appreciation of Italian-American heritage and achievement.  The Foundation, through a broad range of philanthropic and cultural activities, provides opportunities for advancement to deserving Italian-American students through various scholarship and grant programs.


The National Organization of Italian American Women was founded in 1980 by a small group of Italian American women who sought to create a national network to support the educational and professional aspirations of its members and to combat ethnic stereotypes by promoting positive role models.


The Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) is the largest and longest-established national organization for men and women of Italian heritage in the United States.

Unico National: To promote and enhance the image of Italian Americans; for members to be of service to the community; to promote Italian heritage and culture; to promote, support and assist charitable, scientific, cultural, educational, and literary projects; to promote members interest in public welfare and to cooperate with others in civic, social, cultural development.

The Center for Italian & Italian-American Culture, Inc. is committed to furthering the positive contributions and achievements of Italians and of American of Italian heritage in our society and to encouraging recognition of those values that are uniquely derived from the Italian heritage.