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Support the Department

The Department of Art depends on Alumni and friends to provide needed financial support for student scholarships, equipment, Visiting Artists and Scholars Program and the Visual Arts Center operating budget and exhibitions.

Ways to Contribute

Endow a scholarship.

Scholarships are a critical means of supporting and attracting top students to our programs. Scholarships may be named in honor of an individual or organization.

Brian Patrick Meier Memorial Scholarship/John William Jackson Fund

Brian Meier headshot portrait
To support outstanding students in photography.
The fund endeavors to capture the enthusiasm, passion contemplation and enterprise that John William Jackson exhibited in his life and individual pursuits, and to support greater opportunities and involvement for young Idahoans. For more information on the John William Jackson Fund and its mission or to make inquires about submitting a donation to the fund visit the Idaho Community Foundation’s website at or the John William Jackson Fund at

Give to one our existing Foundation accounts.

Malcolm T. Young Travel Fund

To support student travel to major art centers.

Friends of the Visual Arts Center

To support exhibitions, programming and facility needs of the Boise State Visual Arts Center.

Virginia Moore Art Endowment

To support general operations of the Art Department.

Freyberger Art Education Endowment

To support the Art Education program and the traveling exhibition of children’s art from the Ruth Freyberger collection.

Support the Department through giving to the University Capital Campaign.

Contact the Boise State University Foundation orĀ Jim Ogle in the College of Arts and Sciences to show your support and help us meet our vision and the needs of students and faculty at Boise State.