Friends of the Arts is the official support group for the College of Fine Arts and raises over $30,000 in scholarship funds each year to support CFA students. Additionally, Friends of the Arts provides grants to College of Fine Arts students of up to $500 for an individual and up to $1,000 for a group. Grants must be for student initiated and managed projects and may be used to support:
College of Fine Arts student projects, exhibitions, and performances.
Event Sponsorship for events that engage College of Fine Arts students, alumni, friends, and community partners.
Grant applications are due:
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Submit applications to the College of Fine Arts Dean's Office, CVA 116.
Students are encouraged to include Friends of the Arts sponsorship in their initial planning and apply up to one year prior to their grant activity. Friends of the Arts can also help with event publicity, in accordance with their mission to increase awareness and attendance at College of Fine Arts events.
Priority will be given to first-time grant applicants.