In line with the 2017 General Appropriations Act (GAA), particularly Section 65, mandates GAs that are implementing programs and projects to transfer public funds to CSOs accredited by said GA in accordance with its guidelines and the minimum requirements stated therein. Thus, the NCCA-Board of Commissioners approved Board Resolution 2017-265 entitled Guidelines for the Accreditation of Individuals, Organizations and Government Agencies by NCCA.

Requirements New Renewal
1. Duly accomplished NCCA-AGPS-PO Application Form ✔️ ✔️
2. Certificate of good standing issued by the Government Agency from which the PO received public funds (if any). ✔️ ✔️
3. NCCA-AGPU-PO 02B-Clearance Form (to be issued by NCCA) ✔️ ✔️
4. List of Current Officers with photographs certified by the Secretary of the Organization ✔️ ✔️
5. At least two (2) Certifications from any of the following: Local Government Units, cultural agencies, academic institutions, other recognized individuals or organizations in Philippine society ✔️ ✔️
6. Sworn Affidavit of the Organization Secretary that none of the organizers or officials are agent of or related by consanguinity or affinity up to the fourth civil degree to the officials ✔️ ✔️
7. Sample of Acknowledgement Receipt, signed by the Head and Treasurer ✔️ ✔️
8.  Separate bank account for NCCA funding (preferably a LANDBANK account). Photocopy/ scanned copy of bank book with complete bank account information of the organization (bank account name, number and branch) ✔️ ✔️

Download: Accreditation Checklist – Peoples Organization (PO) 

Please submit your accreditation requirements for evaluation to:

The NCCA-Accreditation and Grants Processing Section (AGPS)
Room 3F, 3rdFloor, NCCA Bldg.,633 Gen. Luna St., Intramuros, Manila 1002
Trunk Line: 8527-2192 local 530, 531 & 510

Accreditation and Grants Officers:

  • Ms. Generose J. Asuncion, Subcommission on Cultural Communities and Traditional Arts (SCCTA) & National Committee on Architecture and Allied Arts
    — Mobile no.: 0956 449 1657; e-mail:
  • Ms. Joanne S. Lorilla, Subcommission on Cultural Dissemination (SCD) & Subcommission on the Arts (SCA) (National Committees Visual Arts and Dance)
    — Mobile no.: 0923 378 7433; e-mail:
  • Mr. Ramon De Leon, Subcommission on the Arts (SCA) (National Committees on Literary Arts, Music and Cinema)
    — Mobile no: 0918 6998755; e-mail:
  • Mr. Rodelio D. Candor, Subcommission on Cultural Heritage (SCH) & National Committee on Dramatic Arts
    — Mobile no.:0950 145 5957; e-mail:

Mr. Christopher L. Lucindo, Head

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