Columbus Citizens Foundation

Founded in 1944, the Columbus Citizens Foundation is 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 Foundation organizes New York City's annual Columbus Celebration and Columbus Day Parade, which has celebrated Italian-American heritage on New York's Fifth Avenue since 1929.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(3/4)|85.2 Score


(3/4)|82.2 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(3/4)|89 Score



Headquarter Address

8 East 69th Street
New York, NY 10021