NCCA awards certificate of accreditation to MSU-Maguindanao
#MSUMag | The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) granted a certificate of accreditation to MSU-Maguindanao for being eligible State University as an NCCA proponent in compliance with NCCA Board Resolution No. 2017-265. The certificate was issued on March 13, 2023 and is valid for 1 full year.
The NCCA formulates and implements policies and plans that will conserve and promote the nation’s historical and cultural heritage. It is also tasked with the administration of the National Endowment Fund for Culture and the Arts (NEFCA) and give grants for the development, protection, preservation and dissemination of Philippine culture and the arts.
The accreditation is a pre-requisite in applying for NCCA Competitive Grants Program (CGP). The NCCA CGP is for artists and cultural groups which contribute significantly to the Filipino cultural legacy as means to extend artistic achievement.
This initiative was led by the former director of Center for Cultural Affairs Office, Prof. Princess Sheryn A. Mamucao. Currently, it is now headed by Ms. Norhanna P. Maguid. The University applied last August 2022 in accordance with the Guidelines for accreditation of NCCA.