Friends of the Arts Academic Support Grants
The Friends of the Arts offer grants to support College of Fine Arts artistic projects, events, visiting artists, and student travel. Grants are available of up to $500 for an individual and up to $1,000 for a group. Learn more and find out how you can apply.
Upcoming Friends of the Arts Events
Saturday, April 27, 2013
University Galleries, Center for the Visual Arts on the Illinois State University campus
Become a Friend
Join Friends of the Arts today with our online form.
Contact the College of Fine Arts at (309) 438-8322 or email the Friends at FOA@ilstu.edu.
Why should I become a Friend?
By joining Friends of the Arts, not only do you help instill appreciation of the fine arts and education in our society, but your support also helps provide essential scholarships for generations of artists. In addition, members receive special perks for events, including sneak peaks to art exhibitions, premier seating at concerts and productions, and exclusive opportunities to meet with directors, artists, musicians, and performers.
How can I help?
Simply by attending more fine art events you help to foster an appreciation for the arts in our community. Stay up to date! Bring a friend! Have fun!
Become a Member
Membership contributions are only $50 per year and the benefits are great! Membership contributions primarily support scholarships for students in the School of Music, School of Theatre and Dance, School of Art, and the Arts Technology Program.
Spread the Word
Bring a friend, co-worker or family member to the next event.
Stay in touch...
2012-2013 Friends of the Arts Board of Directors
- Bobbi Hynes, President
- Jeff Little, Vice President
- Peg Schickedanz, Secretary
- Ken Solem, Treasurer
- Susan Almeida
- J. P. Finley
- Beth Gaurienti
- Brian Huonker