Friends of New Deal Cafe Arts (FONDCA)

FONDCA sponsors the visual, performing and literary arts at the New Deal Cafe and in Roosevelt Center. FONDCA provides funding for the popular outdoor concert series in Roosevelt Center, for the art shows at the Cafe, and for special events such as the annual Poetry Reception and the recent Beech Tree Puppet Performance and the 2nd Greenbelt Artists Studio Tour.

FONDCA is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501c(3) organization founded in 2002 whose mission is to provide funds and other support for the arts and cultural activities of the New Deal Cafe, at the Cafe and in Roosevelt Center. Tax-deductible donations can be made online or by check to the Friends of New Deal Cafe Arts (FONDCA).

Your donation to FONDCA can be applied to a specific area like "concerts" or "art shows": simply mark your preference in the memo space on your check or on the PayPal donation page.

You can contact FONDCA's President, Barbara Simon, by email at with questions or comments about FONDCA's activities. FONDCA is an all-volunteer organization with the following board members: Barbara Simon, President, Peter May, Vice President, Chris Logan, Treasurer, Leeann Irwin, Michael Smallwood and Terri Acton (Liaison to Cafe Board).

Donations can be made using PayPal (click below) or by check payable to "FONDCA". Please mail your donation to:

Barbara Simon
121 Lastner Lane
Greenbelt, Maryland 20770
Donate via PayPal with a credit card or an electronic check.