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Support Our Mission & Build A Legacy


To preserve the Italian American heritage and culture, to promote and inspire a positive image and legacy of Italian Americans; to strengthen the ties that bind one generation to the next, to create stronger relationships within our multi-cultural society.

Giving Options

Give a One-Time Gift

Consider supporting the Federation of Italian-American Organizations (FIAO) by making a one-time donation. By donating to FIAO, you can help to support our vital programs and ensure that they continue to make a difference in the lives of countless individuals and families. Whether you are a longtime supporter of FIAO or a newcomer to our work, your one-time donation can make a real difference in the lives of those who benefit from our services.

Consider Us In Your Estate Planning

As we navigate through life, it’s important to think about the legacy we will leave behind. One way to ensure that our values and beliefs continue to live on is through estate planning. What better way to make a lasting impact than by supporting organizations that have made a positive difference in our communities? By including FIAO in your estate planning, you can ensure that the organization continues to serve the community long after you’re gone.

Pledge a Recurring Gift

Are you looking for a meaningful way to give back to your community? Consider supporting the Federation of Italian American Organizations (FIAO) by pledging a recurring gift. Your support can help fund programs such as after-school activities for children, job training and placement services for adults, and senior citizen social services. By pledging a recurring gift, you can make a lasting impact on the lives of those in need. Plus, it’s an easy and convenient way to give back – you can set up monthly, quarterly, or annual donations that fit your budget.

With Credit Card

In today’s digital age, making a difference in the world is easier than ever. Thanks to the power of technology, we can support causes we care about with just a few clicks. One of the quickest and most convenient ways to donate to FIAO is by credit card.

By Check

For many individuals writing a check is still the preferred way to give. Not only does it provide a sense of tangibility and control, but it also allows for a personal touch that cannot be replicated through online donations. For those who are not comfortable sharing their personal or financial information online, donating via check is a secure and trusted alternative. 

Give Online

In today’s digital age, online donations have become a popular and convenient way to support charitable causes. With just a few clicks, you can make a difference ontributing to FIAO. 

Il Centro Community Center

Our enhancements

Commercial Teaching Kitchen

By donating generously, you can play a vital role in supporting the next phase of our building enhancement project. This includes the creation of a state-of-the-art comercial teaching kitchen that will be made possible through your generous donations. The teaching kitchen will provide an excellent opportunity for cooking classes and culinary education for the entire community.

Community Rooftop Garden

Considering making a meaningful contribution towards community building. Your generous donations will help us complete the next phase of our building enhancement project, which includes creating an environmentally friendly roof top garden. We’re committed to transform our facility into a sustainable and socially responsible hub that benefits everyone in our community.

Social Services

When considering where to give, think of FIAO, you’ll be supporting our mission to provide top-notch counseling, social, and legal services to our community. Your investment in our community building efforts will help us continue delivering exceptional services to those who need them most. So why not choose Il Centro for your next donation and make a difference in someone’s life today?

Our Generous Partners

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Ridgewood Savings Bank

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Don’t miss out on the amazing opportunities at Il Centro Community Center in South Brooklyn! Our facilities cater to everyone—children, adults, and seniors.