Charitable Causes

Sons of Italy Foundation

The Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) is the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA), the oldest and largest organization for men and women of Italian heritage in the United States.The SIF is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization and donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

The SIF was founded in 1959 as a private, grant-making institution with the purpose of preserving Italian American culture, encouraging educational excellence among Italian Americans and improving lives in other areas. To date, the SIF has given more than $164 million to these efforts.

Our lodge supports various charities through the Foundation, as well as numerous scholarships. Our lodge supports the following charities through the Sons of Italy Foundation: