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The North Bay Italian Cultural Foundation, is the coming together of people of all ancestries who are interested in sharing and enjoying things Italian. NBICF  was founded in 1985, as a 501C Non-Profit Corporation, to celebrate Italian Culture and provide the large Italian community of Sonoma County a focal point for common interests.

CURRENT EVENTS

January 25, 2020, Saturday – Crab Feed FundraiserFather Denis O’Sullivan Parish Center, 320 Tenth Street, Santa Rosa, CAAll-you-can-eat Crab, salad, pesto pasta, bread & dessert – wine included. Doors open at 5 pm, dinner at 6 pm 

February 9, 2020 Sunday, 2 pm – NBICF Center – Presentation by Author Natalie Galli on her book The Girl Who Said No – Use reservation form in Newsletter for this event. 

February 22, 2020, Saturday – NBICF Annual Carnevale – Father Denis O’Sullivan Parish Center. Entertainment by Gino Raugi and his Pearl Alley Trio. Carnevale colors:
Purple Green and Gold. Doors open 5 pm – Dinner at 6 pm

For reservations for Crab Feed & Carnevale, visit the Reservation page by clicking here. 

For a list of all upcoming events, visit the News & Events page. 

Click here for Membership Renewal or New Membership Application

For a master calendar of all planned activities, click here. 



NBICF has about 400 active members and offers a variety of programs including monthly dinners for members and guests, fall festival, choral group, travel study tours, language classes, college scholarships, and much more. For important announcements about activities and events, see the News & Events page.

The panel on the right lists several News & Events Categories, e.g. Monthly Dinners. By clicking on the Category of interest, you will see all the posts in that Category. For information on membership, visit the Membership page. 

NBICF’s College Scholarship Program for students studying Italian Language is the focal point for fund raising activities such as Festa Italiana, Wine Maker Dinners where local Italian Cuisine is paired with the fine wines of Sonoma County, special holiday dinner programs, and frequent Cultural Events featuring guest speakers, Italian Movies and Operas, etc. For more information on the Scholarship Program, click here. 

In 2000, a building in downtown Santa Rosa was purchased and serves as NBICF’s permanent home, the Italian Cultural Center, providing office space, classrooms, meeting rooms and a research library. For a summary of the NBICF activities, visit the About Us page.

To contact us via email, visit the Contact page by clicking here.

To view a video from a past event : the 2013 Festa Italiana, click here

Our Newsletter, Mosaico Culturale, is published 6 times annually. Click here to view the Mosaico. 

To support NBICF’s goal of fostering Italian Culture in the community, consider making a tax deductible donation. Donations may be made optionally to a specific fund, e.g. General Fund, Scholarship Fund, Building Fund, or In Memoriam.
Click here make a Tax Deductible Donation to NBICF.

Any offering described in this website should not be read as an endorsement or warranty by NBICF.
See NBICF.org Policies and Guidelines