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MAEC welcomes volunteers for committee work, event assistance, organization and task assistance, marketing, and communications. If you are interested in any volunteer opportunities, email

Launched on April 26, 2018, the Manatee Arts Education Council is a branch organization of the Manatee Education Foundation. The Manatee Education Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your contribution is deductible for tax purposes, subject to limitations established by IRS laws and regulations. Tax ID # 65-0037457 Registration #CH21486. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free (800) 435-7352 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.