Bay Area Funeral Consumers Association (BA-FCA)

The Bay Area Funeral Consumers Association*(BA-FCA) is the local affiliate of the national nonprofit Funeral Consumers Alliance dedicated to protecting the right to choose meaningful, dignified, affordable death care.
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Mission
We are a non-profit organization
dedicated to protecting the right to choose meaningful, dignified, affordable death care, and to providing information to help make these choices.
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Your financial support helps us help you.
We also:
  • provide speakers at no charge to groups wishing to learn about death care planning and options
  • monitor local funeral industry trends and practices  
  • serve as a consumer advocate for legal and regulatory reform, giving advice on or lobbying for necessary changes locally, state-wide, or nationally 

Bay Area Funeral Consumers Association (BA-FCA) is a 501c3 non-profit, public benefit corporation, tax ID 94-3402027. It was formerly named Funeral Education Foundation (FEF), and was co-run (see details) with the Funeral Consumers Alliance of San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties, whose previous names include the Peninsula Funeral and Memorial Society. (We’ve been around since 1952!)



  • Retail prices for mortuaries in the following counties:
           AlamedaSan MateoSanta ClaraSan FranciscoContra Costa
                  MarinSonoma
  • Retail prices for cemeteries in Alameda County
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