are a 501(c)(3)
chapter of the national
Alliance. We aim to
provide useful information for funeral
alternate options for residents of the
North Carolina Piedmont area.
is “to work
together as informed consumers for
that embrace our needs, preferences and
Every few years, we conduct major price
and compliance surveys
of funeral providers in the Piedmont
Triad, which assist consumers in
for funeral goods and services. In our
day-to-day work, we field
inquiries from consumers, social
workers, the news media and others. We
workshops and other events to educate
funeral consumers. We advocate
families in the N.C. General Assembly.
Through our Speakers Bureau, we
our efforts to educate consumers about
their rights and options at
rates for their
only. As a not-for-profit, we focus
instead on an advocacy
model that serves all funeral
enabling them to make funeral purchasing
decisions that potentially can
them thousands, if that is their aim.
a few false notions:
We are not a funeral home, and we do
arrange funerals for anyone.
We do not have
funds to help families pay for
We do not offer
member-only discounts through
any area funeral providers.
We are not a
business of any sort; neither are
we a government entity.
Funeral Consumers Alliance focuses
primarily on Forsyth and Guilford
and to a lesser extent the counties of
Alamance, Davie, Davidson,
Rockingham, Stokes, Surry and Yadkin. We
have reciprocal relationships
affiliates throughout the U.S. We're
nonprofit and nonsectarian and
funeral consumers without regard to
religion, race, age, gender, sexual
orientation, ethnicity or income level.