Partners

Our Partners

The Organizations and the Institutions that have sustained the Bridge Prize from its 2015 inaugural edition:
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American Academy in Rome (AAR), Italy

The American Academy in Rome hosts and supports American and Italian artists, writers and scholars living and working together in an atmosphere conducive to intellectual and artistic freedom, interdisciplinary exchange, and innovation.

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American Embassy in Rome, Italy

The Embassy of the United States of America in Italy, through its Office for Cultural Affairs, supports projects and activities to promote and spread American culture and its major cultural players in Italy. The Office for Cultural Affairs also supports programs that encourage the meeting and exchange between American and Italian cultures.

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American Initiative for Italian Culture (AIFIC)

Recently closed, AIFIC was a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization based in Washington DC. Its mission was to create a two-way bridge between Italy and the USA through appreciation of Art and Culture in our communities. AIFIC sponsored educational events and programs on Contemporary Art, Literature, Cinema, Music.
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Casa Delle Letterature, Roma, Italy

The House of Literature, founded in 2000, is a space for aggregation of groups, associations and institutions, a privileged meeting point for writers and public. The center represents an interaction between literature, arts and other forms of cultural languages. The Center collaborates with institutions, universities, public and private cultural associations, both in Italy and abroad.

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Center Of Italian Modern Art (CIMA), New York

CIMA, established in NYC in 2014 is an art center with the mission of spreading awareness about and scholarship on Italian modern art.

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Center For Fiction , New York

Founded in 1820, the Center For Fiction is the only US organization exclusively dedicated to celebrating fiction. Its mission is to encourage the public to read, celebrate and support creative writing, to build a wider audience and create a place where readers/writers can share their passion for Literature.

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Centro per il Libro e La Lettura (CEPELL)

The Center is an autonomous institute of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities based in Rome. It has the objective of implementing book diffusion and reading policies in Italy, as well as promoting the Italian literature abroad. The center represents a point of reference both for the professional editorial world and for the younger generations to encourage them to read.

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Centro Primo Levi of New York

Centro Primo Levi is a New York based organization inspired by the humanistic legacy of writer and chemist Primo Levi, who survived Auschwitz and contributed significantly to the post-World War II debate on the role of memory in modern societies. CPL cultivates education and debate on Primo Levi’s work and Italian Jewish history.

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Civitella Ranieri Foundation, Perugia, Italy – New York

Located in a 15th century castle in the Umbrian region of Italy, Civitella is a residency which offers program for international writers, composers, and visual artists. The Center enables its Fellows to pursue their work and to exchange ideas in a unique and inspiring setting.

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Federazione Unitaria Italiana Scrittori (FUIS) , Rome, Italy

FUIS is the organization that represents the Italian writers, protects their interests and copyright. FUIS dialogues with public and private institutions to improve laws and regulations that allow authors to express themselves freely. FUIS also promotes the authors by participating in various national and international events including the Turin International Book Fair, the Salon du Livre in Paris, the Medimex in Bari and the Fair of Small and Medium Publishing in Rome.

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Italian Academy of Columbia University, NYC

The Italian Academy was created in 1991 and conceived as a center for advanced research in areas relating to Italian culture, science and society. It is also intended to provide a locus for collaborative projects between senior Italian and American scholars, particularly those open to interdisciplinary research.

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Italian Cultural Institute in New York - Italian Cultural Institute in Washington, DC - Italian Embassy, Washington, DC

The Embassy of Italy in the United States of America and the Cultural Institutes of Washington and New York support initiatives for the promotion of Italian culture in America and encourage cultural exchange programs between Italian and the United States.

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National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), Washington DC

Based in Washington, D.C, NIAF’s mission is to serve as a resource for the Italian American community, to preserve the Italian American cultural heritage, to promote and inspire a positive image and legacy of Italian Americans, and to strengthen ties between the United States and Italy.

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