FONDAZIONE ITALIA is a California 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1998 for the purpose of promoting the teaching of the Italian language and culture in Southern California. The organization receives grants from the government of Italy in support of its mission, and it works in close collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles and the Education Office at the Italian Consulate in San Francisco.


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Celebrate Italian National Day 2016! Take a Selfie and Win a Trip to Rome!

Enter our┬áJune 2nd Art-Selfie contest! Download the “Italy Art LA” app (available on iOS and Android), take […]

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MEETING: New Italian TK-8 Dual-Immersion School Being Proposed – May 22

Meeting to discuss new charter school in Glendale that is proposing to open a dual-immersion program in Italian for fall […]

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