The 2019 Call for Proposals is now open. For CY 2019, the projects are categorized per Subcommission (SCA, SCCTA, SCD, and SCH).

2019 call for proposals

Through the National Endowment Fund for Culture and the Arts (NEFCA), the NCCA provides assistance to Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Peoples Organizations (POs), Indigenous Peoples Organizations (IPOs), Individuals, Local Government Units (LGUs), Government Agencies (GAs), State Universities/Colleges and Public Schools through its NCCA Grants Program, and Institutional Programs such as the Outreach Program, Resource Persons
and Experts Bureau Program, and the 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)

and aligned with the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022: Chapter 7 on Culture (Promoting Philippine Culture and Values).

Proponents interested in implementing projects in each category shall submit a Project Proposal following the requirements indicated.

Download the requirement per Subcommission:

ArtsCultural Communities and Traditional ArtsCultural DisseminationCultural Heritage

Consolidated Call for Proposals

Annex A: NCCA Project Proposal Form: Word | PDF

Deadline for submission of proposals is on July 31, 2018 (Tuesday).

All project proposals should be addressed and submitted to:

Plan/Policy Formulation and Programming Division (P/PFPD)
National Commission for Culture and the Arts
Room 5-B, Fifth Floor,
NCCA Building 633 General Luna Street, Intramuros 1002 Manila, Philippines

Telephone Nos: (02) 522-2084 (DL) / (02) 527-2192 (TL) local. 527 & 511
Fax Nos: (02) 527-2198 / (02) 527-2209 / (02) 527-2194


The NCCA requires the submission of a complete project proposal based on the indicated proposal format to facilitate proper evaluation. Should you find the proposal format difficult to accomplish, please do not hesitate to contact us at telephone numbers indicated above. The project proposal may be accomplished in Filipino or English.