Friends Of The Observatory are people just like you, we value the Observatory for its importance to education, science and public astronomy.
Friends Of The Observatory (FOTO) is Griffith Observatory’s member-based support organization. Founded in 1978 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit, FOTO &...
Every dollar makes a difference. Check out what we are doing to maximize the impact of the Observatory. Thank you for your interest and support.
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School Visit Program for 30,000 students per year
New projector for the Leonard Nimoy Event Horizon theater
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