The Friends of the Newbury C.O.A. (FNCOA) is a nonprofit 501c3 organization formed to support and enhance the programs and activities of the Council on Aging. The Friends primary purpose is to raise money through membership dues, donations, fund raising events, grant writing, and gifts and bequests. FNCOA support enables the COA to hold classes and activities, as well as a variety of other needs. Annual membership dues are $15. All are welcome and encouraged to join the Friends to support the mission of the Newbury Council on Aging.