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October 10, 2014 October 10, 2014 (394 KB)
  • Columbus Citizens Foundation Celebrates 70 Years with World’s Largest Celebration of Italian-American Culture and Achievement: The Columbus Day Parade
October 9, 2014 October 9, 2014 (9929 KB)
  • ICN Radio Interview with CCF President Angelo Vivolo
December 6, 2013 December 6, 2013 (201 KB)
  • New Work by Eminent Sculptor Greg Wyatt on View at The Gallatin Galleries of New York University.
November 22, 2013 November 22, 2013 (196 KB)
  • Columbus Citizens Foundation Presents Cardinal Dolan with Donation In Support of Campaign to Restore St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
October 30, 2013 October 30, 2013 (153 KB)
  • Columbus Citizens Foundation to Make Donation in Support of Campaign to Restore St. Patrick’s Cathedral
October 14, 2013 October 14, 2013 (98 KB)
  • Government shutdown forces West Point Marching Band to skip Columbus Day Parade
October 11, 2013 October 11, 2013 (116 KB)
  • New York City’s 69th Annual Columbus Day Parade
September 17, 2013 September 17, 2013 (131 KB)
  • Joseph Perella to be Grand Marshal of New York City’s 69th Annual Columbus Day Parade
July 1, 2013 July 1, 2013 (103 KB)
  • Members of the Columbus Citizens Foundation commemorated the organization’s donation of $250,000 to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund aboard the U.S.S. Intrepid in New York City.
May 31, 2012 May 31, 2012 (45 KB)
  • Mario Gabelli to be Grand Marshal of New York City’s 68th Annual Columbus Day Parade
July 19, 2011 July 19, 2011 (39 KB)
  • Joseph Plumeri to be Grand Marshal of New York City’s Columbus Day Parade
May 25, 2010 May 25, 2010 (1663 KB)
  • Foundation Pledges $500k to Reinstate AP Italian
October 10, 2010 October 10, 2010 (24 KB)
  • Performers, Bands and Red, White and Green on Fifth Avenue in NYC Columbus Day Parade
October 10, 2010 October 10, 2010 (41 KB)
  • Maria Bartiromo to be Grand Marshal of New York City’s Columbus Day Parade
April 16, 1966 NyTimes: Scholarship Grants Given April 16, 1966 NyTimes: Scholarship Grants Given (15 KB)
  • Fortune Pope, president of Columbus Citizens Committee presets Francis Cardinal Spellman with $25,000 for 85 graduates of Archdiocese of NY high schools.
May 7, 1960 NYTimes: Scholarships Set Up May 7, 1960 NYTimes: Scholarships Set Up (17 KB)
  • Fortune Pope, president of NY Archdiocese, presents Cardinal Spellman with scholarship funds for graduates of archdiocese high schools.
May 6, 1959 NYTimes: Gift to Spellman to Help Students May 6, 1959 NYTimes: Gift to Spellman to Help Students (38 KB)
  • Check presented by Fortune Pope, president of the Columbus Citizens Committee, for graduates in the NY Archdiocese.
May 7, 1957 NYTimes: Generoso Pope Scholarships May 7, 1957 NYTimes: Generoso Pope Scholarships (15 KB)
  • Controller Lawrence E. Gerosa presents to Cardinal Spellman.
May 6, 1956 NYTimes: $20,000 Given for Scholarships May 6, 1956 NYTimes: $20,000 Given for Scholarships (14 KB)
  • Justice S. Samuel DiFalco presents to Cardinal Spellman.
May 11, 1955 NYTimes: Cardinal Gets $20,000 Check May 11, 1955 NYTimes: Cardinal Gets $20,000 Check (15 KB)
  • City Markets Commissioner Anthony Masciarelli presents at NY Diocese Cardinal's residence.
June 24, 1954 NYTimes: $20,000 Additional Grated by Columbus Committee June 24, 1954 NYTimes: $20,000 Additional Grated by Columbus Committee (22 KB)
  • Columbus Citizens Committee donates to Archdiocese of New York.
May 24, 1955 NYTimes: 100 Get Scholarships May 24, 1955 NYTimes: 100 Get Scholarships (20 KB)
  • Pope Awards Presented at City Hall.
June 2, 1954 NYTimes: $5,000 for Catholic Awards June 2, 1954 NYTimes: $5,000 for Catholic Awards (16 KB)
  • Anthony Pope, VP of Columbus Citizens Committee, presented to Archbishop Thomas E. Molloy of Brooklyn Diocese
May 28, 1953 NYTimes: Scholarship Funds Presented May 28, 1953 NYTimes: Scholarship Funds Presented (12 KB)
  • Anthony Pope, VP of Columbus Citizens Committee, presented to Archbishop Thomas E. Molloy of Brooklyn Diocese.
May 12, 1953 NYTimes: $20,000 Generoso Pope Grants May 12, 1953 NYTimes: $20,000 Generoso Pope Grants (14 KB)
  • Anthony Pope, Vice President of Columbus Citizens Committee, presented Cardinal Spellman with a check for $20,000 for 100 Generoso Pope Memorial Scholarship Awards for needy and deserving graduates. Awarded annually since 1946, the scholarships are intended to help winners through the first semester at college.
March 4, 1952 NYTimes: 100 Students to be Aided March 4, 1952 NYTimes: 100 Students to be Aided (26 KB)
  • $20,000 in scholarship funds for 100 Generoso Pope Memorial Scholarships
Mary 8, 1952 NYTimes: 100 Get Scholarships Mary 8, 1952 NYTimes: 100 Get Scholarships (18 KB)
  • 100 public High School seniors received Generoso Pope Memorial Scholarship Awards at a ceremony in City Hall.
April 8, 1952 NYTimes: $4,000 Given for Scholarships April 8, 1952 NYTimes: $4,000 Given for Scholarships (16 KB)
  • Fortune Pope, president of Columbus Citizens Committee, presented Archbishop Thomas E. Molloy of Brooklyn.
May 30, 1951 NYTimes: 55 Scholarships Ready May 30, 1951 NYTimes: 55 Scholarships Ready (18 KB)
  • Generoso Pope Jr. on behalf of Columbus Citizens Committee presents Cardinal Spellman with check for grants.
May 16, 1951 NYTimes: Pope Memorial Set Up; $11,000 for Scholarship Presented to School Superintende May 16, 1951 NYTimes: Pope Memorial Set Up; $11,000 for Scholarship Presented to School Superintende (25 KB)
  • Generoso Pope, Jr., president of CCC, presented funds to NYC "to establish fifty-five Generoso Pope Memorial Scholarships." Name of scholarships changed in honor of Generoso Pope, who died on April 28, 1950.
April 23, 1950 NYTimes: $10,000 for Scholarships April 23, 1950 NYTimes: $10,000 for Scholarships (14 KB)
  • Pope provides $10,000 to Cardinal Spellman for 50 Christopher Columbus Scholarships for graduates of Roman Catholic parochial high schools in Manhattan and the Bronx.
January 31, 1950 NYTimes: $200 Scholarships go to 50 Students January 31, 1950 NYTimes: $200 Scholarships go to 50 Students (29 KB)
  • Christopher Columbus Scholarship Awards of $200 each were presented to fifty New York high school seniors. Dr. William Jansen, Superintendent of Schools, said, "Each winner has earned his award on his own merits as an individual in a democratic public school. In the bestowing of Christopher Columbus Scholarships, there has never been the slightest consideration of the race, color or religion of any candidate."
January 16, 1950 NYTimes: 110 Scholarship of $200 Slated January 16, 1950 NYTimes: 110 Scholarship of $200 Slated (15 KB)
  • Columbus Citizens Committee will grant scholarships of $200 each to 110 graduates of the city's public and parochial high schools this year.
January 29, 1949 NYTimes: 50 Students Win $200 Scholarships January 29, 1949 NYTimes: 50 Students Win $200 Scholarships (54 KB)
  • Mayor O'Dwyer presents to 28 High School boys and 22 girls.
January 18, 1949 NYTimes: Bishop Gets Scholarship Fund January 18, 1949 NYTimes: Bishop Gets Scholarship Fund (14 KB)
  • Pope presents $2,000 check to Thomas E. Molloy, Bishop of Brooklyn.
January 12, 1949 NYTimes: $8,000 for Scholarships January 12, 1949 NYTimes: $8,000 for Scholarships (25 KB)
  • "The $8,000 represents part of a $20,000 fund with which the committee has set up 100 scholarships for 1949, thirty-five more than were awarded last year." 50 for public high school students, 40 - those awarded that day - for NY Archdiocese, and 10 for Brooklyn Archdiocese.
December 9, 1948 NYTimes: $10,000 for Scholarships Generoso Pope Bestows Gift for Christopher Columb December 9, 1948 NYTimes: $10,000 for Scholarships Generoso Pope Bestows Gift for Christopher Columb (25 KB)
  • Presentation at Columbus Citizens Committee headquarters at 30 Rockefeller Center; a check of $500 was given for the purchase of instruments and equipment for High School bands.
July 14, 1948 NYTimes: Gets Scholarship Funds Bishop Molloy Receives Check for Brooklyn Diocese July 14, 1948 NYTimes: Gets Scholarship Funds Bishop Molloy Receives Check for Brooklyn Diocese (21 KB)
  • Pope presented Bishop Thomas E. Molloy of Brooklyn funds for 10 scholarships as part of "Christopher Columbus Scholarship Program."
July 10, 1948 NYTimes: Scholarship Fund Presented July 10, 1948 NYTimes: Scholarship Fund Presented (15 KB)
  • Generoso Pope presented Cardinal Spellman a check to public High School graduates with the cooperation of the Board of Education.
January 12, 1948 NYTimes: Forty to Get Scholarships January 12, 1948 NYTimes: Forty to Get Scholarships (12 KB)
  • Mayor O'Dwyer will present Columbus Citizens Committee scholarships to 40 High School seniors in City Hall on Jan. 21. "The scholarship awards of $200 each have been made semi-annually since June, 1946."
December 20, 1947 NYTimes: 20 Scholarships Offered December 20, 1947 NYTimes: 20 Scholarships Offered (14 KB)
  • Students who participated in 1947 Columbus Day Parade will compete for 20 Columbus Citizens Committee scholarships.
June 14, 1947 NYTimes: High School Students Receiving Christopher Columbus Scholarships June 14, 1947 NYTimes: High School Students Receiving Christopher Columbus Scholarships (248 KB)
  • John E. Wade, Superintendent of School, presented Christopher Columbus Scholarships worth $200 each to 11 June graduates of city high schools yesterday. Awards sponsored by Columbus Citizens Committee, Inc. "were based on scholarship, service and financial need and are good for the freshman year in college."
September 25, 2009 September 25, 2009 (26 KB)
  • The Sights, Sounds and Artistry of Italy in Grand Central Terminal Veneto: A Bridge Between Venice and New York