Founded in 1985, Friends of the Arts (FOTA) has established scholarships for students entering the Theatre Arts, Music and Dance Programs for more than 25 years.
Friends of the Arts also assists with the costs associated with the production of plays, dance programs and marketing for all arts programs.
FOTA's Mission Statement:
It is our mission to act as Patrons of the Arts*, supporting excellence and innovation in arts education at Fresno City College through leadership, advocacy and financial support.
* Fine, Performing, Communication Arts and Creative Writing
FOTA's Vision Statement:
It is our vision to champion new and innovative projects that enhance existing programs and curriculum by challenging and stimulating the creative aspirations of students and faculty while contributing significantly to the culture and vitality of our campus and local community.
FOTA's Funding Criteria:
Our funding criteria is guided by our mission and vision statement and the following criteria:
• Meritorious proposals
• Requests that have marketing opportunities for FOTA
• FOTA members
• Proposals that serve 10 or more member of the Fresno City College community
We do not fund individual students. Equitable distribution of funds among our constituents is a priority.
To become a supporter of the Friends of the Arts (FOTA) organization at Fresno City College, please call (559) 442-8221 or download our membership application.