PCNC - Philippine Council for NGO Certification

The Philippine Council for NGO Certification or PCNC is a private voluntary, non-stock, non-profit corporation that will serve as a service organization whose main function is to certify non-profit organizations that meet established minimum criteria for financial management and accountability in the service to underprivileged Filipinos.

PCNC Objectives:
  • To provide a mechanism of certification for NGOs which meet established minimum criteria for greater transparency and accountability.
  • To encourage private sector participation in social development through availment of incentives under the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program.
  • To simulate and integrate the efforts of the non-profit sector to elevate its standards of service delivery.
  • To provide a system for greater GO-NGO collaboration and complementation.

Mission and Vision

PCNC exists to improve the effectiveness of Philippine NGOs so that they become increasingly accountable, credible, and capable in providing services to those in need and to be instrumental in creating a culture of giving.

A Filipino nation blessed with a culture of giving matched by responsible stewardship within the NGO community. Sought by donors, recognized by government, and treasured by its members, PCNC certification ensures an NGO's service excellence and accountability.

Founding Members of PCNC

The Association of Foundations (AF), composed of 135 foundations operating in cities and provinces nationwide.
The Bishops-Businessmen's Conference for Human Development (BBC), which counts in its leadership the bishops of the Catholic Church as well as business leaders in the country.
The Caucus of Development NGO Networks (CODE-NGO), a network of 14 national and regional NGO networks numbering among its membership about 3000 NGOs in all the regions of the country.
The League of Corporate Foundations, an organization composed of the country's largest and most active corporate foundations.
The National Council of Social Development Foundations (NCSD), one of the country's oldest NGO networks, composed of about 100 NGOs engaged in development and basic services project, mostly benefiting children and youth.
The Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), a social development foundation set up and funded by 180 business corporations in the Philippines.