The primary purpose of the Friends of the Arts, an auxiliary of the Yavapai College Foundation, is to assist with the activities of the Fine Arts program on the Verde Valley Campus of Yavapai College in Clarkdale, Arizona, by promoting and supporting the activities of the Verde Art Gallery and the Verde Fine Arts Club, as well as promoting the educational activities of the Verde Valley Art Department.

FOVA promotes and supports the Arts on the Verde Campus by fund-raising, implementing art scholarships, and hosting art events. The support of FOVA members promotes a cultural environment that enriches the Verde Valley campus and community with the highest quality of Fine Arts.