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Friends of East County Arts, Inc. (FECA) is a 501 (c) 3, non-profit corporation.  The purpose of Friends of East County Arts, Inc. is to encourage the development, growth, and opportunity to participate in the visual, and performing arts for schools and organizations, in the Greater East County area by providing funds, materials, and support.


Since 1984, FRIENDS has awarded more than $900,000 in grant funding to schools, community organizations, individuals, teachers, and students.


FRIENDS  provide opportunities for members to form bonds of friendship by volunteering together to plan and facilitate fundraising and philanthropy activities.

              The Holiday Tea has become a December highlight and a favorite fundraising event                  for FRIENDS members and the community.

              Every March, Friends hold its "Blarney Bunco" fundraiser.  This casual event has

              grown into a spring time favorite.

FRIENDS has become a well known and highly respected philanthropic organization that helps to keep the arts alive in San Diego's East County.


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