April 16, 2014 

Grants Program

Through the National Endowment Fund for Culture and the Arts (NEFCA), the NCCA provides assistance to artists, arts organizations, NGOs, POs, and NGAs through its NCCA Grants Program, and Institutional Programs (NCCA Outreach Program, Resource Person’s Bureau, Technical Assistance Program).

The NCCA Board of Commissioners, in coordination with the four Subcommissions (composed of 19 national committees), defines its thrusts and priorities anchored mainly on the NCCA vision:

Filipino culture as the wellspring of national and global well being
(Bukal ng pambansa at pandaigdigang kagalingan ang kalinangang Filipino)

ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL 1
To establish culture as pillar of sustainable development

ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL 2
To advance creativity and diversity of artistic expression.

ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL 3
To promote strong sense of nationhood and pride in being Filipino through culture and arts.



Interested individuals or groups can avail of the NCCA assistance by submitting a project proposal under the NCCA Grants Program, or file a request under NCCA's Institutional Programs (NCCA Outreach Program, Resource Person’s Bureau, Technical Assistance Program).

The deadline for submission of project proposals under the 2014 NCCA Grants, including accreditation requirements, and other requirements is on or before August 31, 2013. Proposals received after the deadline and/or with incomplete requirements will not be processed and will be returned by the NCCA to the proponents.

Grants Application Process

Proponent Eligibility Requirements
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ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL 1
To establish culture as pillar of sustainable development

OBJECTIVES

  • To develop a heritage-based creative economy
  • To increase regional participation in culture and arts

ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL 2
To advance creativity and diversity of artistic expression.

OBJECTIVES

  • Increase awareness, recognition and protection of the traditional arts
  • To increase regional participation in culture and arts

ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL 3
To promote strong sense of nationhood and pride in being Filipino through culture and arts.

OBJECTIVES

  • To increase cultural awareness and literacy in the country
  • Increase awareness, recognition and protection of the traditional arts
  • To broaden engagement with other sectors/stakeholders in the development and promotion of culture and arts
  • To increase regional participation in culture and arts
  • To harness culture and arts as catalyst for social change especially to underserved and marginalized areas
  • To maximize potential for resource generation
  • To preserve and develop cultural spaces for creative and artistic expressions

PRIORITY PROJECTS FOR 2014

ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL 3
To promote strong sense of nationhood and pride in being Filipino through culture and arts.

OBJECTIVES

  • To increase the artistic and cultural literacy of Filipinos through the Sagisag Kultura
  • To have a systematic/productive collaboration with LGUs, NGOs, and other agencies in the regions of the Philippines
  • To systematize communication, coordination and collaboration among the committees and within the SCD
  • To develop efficient measures and studies in assessing NCCA performance and committee accountability in projects

PRIORITY PROJECTS FOR 2014

ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL 1
To establish culture as pillar of sustainable development

OBJECTIVE

  • To professionalize heritage conservation skills

ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL 2
To advance creativity and diversity of artistic expression.

OBJECTIVE

  • To conduct cultural mapping as a basis for developing cultural industries

ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL 3
To promote strong sense of nationhood and pride in being Filipino through culture and arts.

OBJECTIVES

  • To preserve and protect cultural and historical heritage
  • To ensure the effective implementation of the National Heritage Act of 2009 (Specific)
  • To increase awareness and valuation of our cultural and historical heritage
  • To professionalize the cultural heritage profession (Specific)
  • To develop mechanisms for museum sustainability (Specific)
  • To address problems on vulnerability of tangible heritage to disasters, demolitions, and disappearances (Specific)

PRIORITY PROJECTS FOR 2013

ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL 1
To establish culture as pillar of sustainable development

OBJECTIVES

  • To strengthen creative enterprises of cultural communities towards economic sustainability

ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL 2
To advance creativity and diversity of artistic expression.

OBJECTIVES

  • To enhance the effectiveness of cultural workers in responding to the needs of cultural communities
  • To strengthen the policy environment to ensure proper recognition and understanding of the culture and tradition of IP's/ ICC's
  • To strengthen creative enterprises of cultural communities towards economic sustainability

ORGANIZATIONAL GOAL 3
To promote strong sense of nationhood and pride in being Filipino through culture and arts.

OBJECTIVES

  • To improve the level of public awareness and appreciation of traditional culture and the arts
  • To strengthen the capabilities and develop the potentials of cultural workers for better work performance

PRIORITY PROJECTS FOR 2013

 

Note: After the project has been implemented, please download, accomplish, and submit the following back to the NCCA:
Download Post-Implementation Forms

For inquiries on the NCCA Grants Programs, please get in touch with the Planning, Policy Formulation and Programming Division (PPFPD) at the following contact numbers: direct line-5272214, or trunkline no. 5272192: SCA (local 509); SCCTA (local 501); SCH (local 506); SCD (511). Email address: pmd@ncca.gov.ph or grants@ncca.gov.ph, info@ncca.gov.ph

Request for Travel (Airfare) Assistance
(for participation to international events focused on culture and arts)

This program provides financial support for Filipino artists performing or exhibiting their works abroad, as well as those participating in prestigious conferences, festivals and competitions. 

That NCCA support under this program shall be for the cost of economy class airfare only, in the maximum amounts indicated below:

No. of Pax

Within Asia

Outside Asia

1

Maximum of P30,000

Maximum of P50,000

2 -5

Maximum of P50,000

Maximum of P100,000

6 - 10

Maximum of P100,000

Maximum of P200,000

11 - up

Maximum of P150,000

Maximum of P300,000

Requirements:

For Individuals:

Letter of request detailing the event and work to be done/performed (letter should be addressed to NCCA Chair Felipe de Leon, Jr. 

Attachments:
Letter of Invitation from Organizers
Background/profile of event 
Curriculum Vitae with ID photo (video cds and photo attachments of sample works appreciated) 
Abstract of paper, for paper presentors/resource speakers
At least two (2) recommendation letters (individual experts or organizations) 
Quotation of roundtrip economy class airfare from three (3) different airlines or travel agencies

For Groups

Requirements:

Letter of request detailing the event and work to be done/performed (letter should be addressed to NCCA Chair Felipe de Leon, Jr. 

Attachments:
Letter of Invitation from Organizers
Background/profile of event 
Company/group profile (video cds and photo attachments of sample works appreciated) 
At least two (2) recommendation letters (individual experts or organizations) 
Quotation of roundtrip economy class airfare from three (3) different airlines or travel agencies

 

Please note that the grant will be released in the form of reimbursement.  All requests must be submitted to the NCCA at least two (2) months prior to the actual implementation date of the event/s.  For further inquiry, please call the International Affairs Office at telephone number (02) 527-2192 local 612.

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