NCCA capacitates stakeholders on proposal-making

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 13 (PIA) --Forty participants underwent capability building on how to prepare project proposals for the 2019 Competitive Grants of the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA).


Four personnel of NCCA took turn in discussing the NCCA grants program, project proposal writing workshop,2019 call for project proposals, and accreditation of proponents.

Federico Dalayday, Committee Head for Northern Cultural Communities and also the Cluster Head for Gaddang and Isinay idigenous peoples, presented the rationale of the activity.

Jayson Conda informed that deadline for submission of proposals is on July 31, 2018. “All proposals will be evaluated before their approval,” he said adding proponents are also issued the NCCA accreditation certificate which is necessary prior to the approval of project requests.

Proponents are required to seek endorsement of the proposal from artists, government agencies, and other appropriate institutions. Approved funding for individual grantees shall be released on a direct payment of reimbursement mode.

Last year, there were eight proposals from Kalinga and they hope there would be more this year.

Meanwhile, Provincial Tourism Officer Lorraine Ngao-I said they helped facilitate the conduct of said activity so that proponents need not go to Manila to learn. “This partnership endeavor with NCCA is also an opportunity for municipal tourism officers to take part in proposing projects that aim to promote tourism in their respective places,” she said. (PIA Kalinga)


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