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- Who We Are -

The Northern Ohio Italian American Foundation (NOIA) is the region’s premier organization dedicated to supporting the community in ways that celebrate Italian heritage. The organization is comprised of passionate Italian-Americans, including the area’s most distinguished leaders, whose reach extends to the highest levels of business, community and philanthropy.

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We are a group of people who are proud and passionate about our Italian heritage and want to share that passion with others.

MISSION: To preserve our Italian heritage and perpetuate our Italian culture and history; to enhance our community and support initiatives associated with Italian-American ideals.

VISION: The Foundation will strive to uphold and develop a refined sense of cultural identity. It will contribute to programs and organizations within our community that reflect and promote Italian-American heritage, culture, and values. The Foundation will foster the embracement of the rich Italian culture by all.

Our organization engages members through our newsletter, educational programs, social activities, projects, and outreach efforts to enhance, highlight, and extend Italian history, heritage and culture. NOIA offers membership benefits that are both exceptional and exclusive.

Want to see what we are all about? Sign up for our monthly e-Newsletter, Notizia. You’ll stay updated on the latest information and upcoming events.

With your support, NOIA will be able to continue to inspire the next generation of Italian Americans and our young leaders of tomorrow. We invite you to become a part of our foundation.

The Northern Ohio 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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