Welcome to The Italian Language Foundation, Inc.
The Italian Language Foundation Mission is dedicated to promoting and sustaining Italian language education in the United States and worldwide. The Italian Language Foundation recognizes the requirement for Italian language learning in cultural and economic fields including: international trade and banking, fashion, commerce and the arts, among many others.
What Do We Do?
Support the growth of Advanced Placement Program in Italian
Student Members who receive an AP Italian Language and Culture Exam score of 3, 4 or 5 are eligible to receive cash stipends & the Italian Language Award for Excellence.
Promote Italian Language study in the United States & Canada
Supports the study of Italian language and culture at the highest level in schools throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Train and support teachers of Italian, especially AP Italian
Teacher Members are eligible for exclusive resources and professional development workshops in Italian organized by The Italian Language Foundation.
Video: Studying at an Italian University
Attn: ILF Student Members
Anna Zeppieri, The Education Attache for the Italian Consulate General in San Francisco, details steps and procedures for American students wishing to study at an Italian University. Log In and click Resources and go to Calendar of Events to access.
ILF reaches Matching Grant goal with Giambelli Foundation
The Italian Language Foundation is pleased to announce it has met the Francesco & Mary Giambelli Foundation $125,000 matching grant donation. Read full press release.
Internships are available now!
ILF Student Members, Log In to the member portal to view current paid internship opportunities. Click here to access internships.
We welcome corporations to become Alliance Members.
We salute U.S. Italian based corporations working diligently to bring authentic Italian products and services.
We hope you have an interest in joining our Corporate Alliance Membership (CAM) in support of sustaining Italian language education throughout the U.S. 🇮🇹
Summer Scholarship for Student Members
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Word of The Day
- addormentarsi: to fall asleep
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Ti sei addormentato durante il concerto! E hai russato! Sentence meaning: You fell asleep during the concert! And you snored!