The 2022-2023 CCF Scholarship Application is NOW OPEN!

The 2022-2023 CCF Scholarship application is now open. Apply before the February 21, 2022 Deadline!

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The Columbus Citizens Foundation is a non-profit organization in New York City committed to fostering an appreciation of Italian-American heritage and achievement.

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CCF Scholarship

The Columbus Citizens Foundation administers scholarship programs that help hundreds of students every year in elementary school, high school, college, and medical school, and graduate programs in the arts.

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LATEST NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

January 13, 2022

Scholarship Spotlight: Bree Parker

Meet Bree Parker

Bree graduated Spring 2021 from Cornell University with a Statistical Science major and three minors

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January 11, 2022

Norma Barbacci: A Preservation Journey Virtual Presentation Tuesday, January 18, 6 PM

Join us on January 18 at 6pm for a virtual event with preservation architect Norma Barbacci.

This presentation will describe the Barbacci family journey from Italy to the Americas and the arc of Norma’s professional career as an architect and preservationist, which was launched by her first visit to Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy.

The event is free of charge. Please RSVP and you will receive the Zoom link prior to the lecture.

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January 11, 2022

Six Popes: A Son Of The Church Remembers An Evening with Monsignor Hilary Franco Thursday, January 27, 6 PM

Join us on January 27 at 6pm for an evening with Monsignor Hilary Franco as he discusses his deeply moving spiritual memoir, Six Popes: A Son Of The Church Remembers..

The event is $35 per person and includes a copy of the book that will be discussed that evening.

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January 03, 2022

Scholarship Spotlight: Maria Calise

Meet Maria Calise

Maria’s aspiration in life is to become an attorney for her own firm and exonerate the wrongly accused

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January 03, 2022

My Roots, My Heritage: A Genealogy Webinar with Marianna Gatto Tuesday, January 11, 6:30 PM (ET)

My Roots, My Heritage is an interactive webinar led by Marianna Gatto, historian and executive director of the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles.

This webinar is designed for those interested in discovering their family’s origins. Whether you are curious about your family’s early years, wish to identify your ancestors, locate familial villages, or compile the information needed to pursue dual citizenship, this presentation covers topics such as how to get started, the resources available, tips for genealogical research, and interpreting historic documents.

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