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.


2019 Membership Renewal Forms & Emails have been sent to all Members.
Click here for Membership Renewal or New Membership Application

April 28, 2019 Sunday, 2 pm – Dr. Douglas Kenning – Lecture: Italian Immigration to America (part II) at the NBICF Center.
May 19, 2019 Sunday, 2 pm – Lecture by Author Linda McCabe at the NBICF Center
May 20, 2019 Monday, 6pm – Monthly Dinner/Parents Day at St. Rose Parish Hall, 320 10th St. Santa Rosa. Doors open at 5pm meeting and dinner at 6pm.
For a menu and information on reservations, click here. 

June 10 -14, 2019 9 am to Noon – Italian Summer Camp at the NBICF Center

June 17- 21, 2019 9 am to Noon – Italian Summer Camp at the NBICF Center
For information & a flyer on the Summer Camp, click here. 

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

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

NBICF has about 500 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