The Columbus Citizens Foundation is a non-profit organization in New York City committed to fostering an appreciation of Italian-American heritage and achievement.


CCF Scholarship

The Columbus Citizens Foundation administers scholarship programs that help hundreds of students every year in elementary school, high school, college, and medical school, and graduate programs in the arts.

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Events at the Townhouse

Join Us! CCF runs virtual programming and events at the Townhouse throughout the year

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CCF Career Chats

CCF Career Chats feature our Members, friends, and former scholars providing insights and advice about specific career paths to our current CCF Scholarship recipients. Please visit this page for updates and other resources for our CCF Scholarship recipients throughout the year.

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CCF Scholarship Spotlights

Graduating from school is an achievement that has a profound impact on a student’s life and the lives of their families. We ensure that Italian American students of great promise have the financial support they need to graduate through our CCF Scholarship Program. Read on below for the stories of some of our scholars.

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June 25, 2022

Wednesday, June 29 - Sports Management & Investment Lecture with CCF Member Jerry Parisi

A reminder that this Wednesday CCF Member Jerry Parisi will lead us in a lecture on the business of sports ffrom a financial perspective. The event is a must for anyone with an interest in the athletics industry and will be of great interest to sports lovers at all levels.

Our discussion with Jerry will cover the governance and structural feature of the five major North American Sports Leagues and outline the various banking products that service both the individual franchises and venues.  

Reception begins at 6:00 PM on June 29. We hope to see you there!