General Donation

Friends Of The Observatory (FOTO) is Griffith Observatory’s exclusive fundraising, membership, and advocacy organization. Founded in 1978 as a Federal and California recognized public benefit organization (501(c)(3) non-profit), FOTO’s supporters, members, employees, volunteers, and Board of Directors work to ensure that Griffith Observatory has the resources to preserve its unique architecture and to continue its mission of inspiring everyone to observe, ponder, and understand the sky. FOTO’s Federal tax identification number is 95-3374645. Please support Griffith Observatory's informal science education programs.