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UCLA TFT performers, filmmakers, storytellers, designers, collaborators, scholars and entrepreneurs are tomorrow's creators and trailblazers. We nurture outstanding humanistic storytellers, industry leaders and scholars whose diverse, innovative voices enlighten, engage and inspire change for a better world. Whether you choose to support scholarship, faculty development, departmental productions or the TFT Fund, your tax-deductible gift to UCLA TFT impacts our students' lives in big ways.

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Click here to make a secure gift online. Checks (made out to UCLA Foundation) may be sent to:

Frederick E. A. Bush
Assistant Dean, Development & Alumni Affairs
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
Office of Development & Alumni Affairs
102 East Melnitz Hall – Box 951622
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1622

Please contact Fred Bush at (310) 206-5999 or to discuss how you can best make a positive impact. Gifts received without a specified designation support our TFT Fund, which sustains a range of UCLA TFT priorities. For general questions for the Office of Development & Alumni Affairs, please call (310) 206-6154 or email

    • STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS Each year UCLA TFT awards approximately $3 million to our students. These scholarships underwrite much-needed funding for thesis projects and tuition fees, giving our students the tools to achieve excellence.
    • TFT FUND The TFT Fund has a profound impact in sustaining our unique interdisciplinary programs, by providing critical funds for equipment, technology and research.

Thank you to our impact makers