Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What does NACA do?
A: The NACA builds and strengthens African communities – at home and around the world. Whether the task is caring for the elderly, providing quality education opportunities, reducing poverty and hunger, rescuing or resettling new immigrants, The NACA is committed to seizing this moment in African history to insure the continuity of Black people.

Q: What does NACA compare to other Black organizations?
A: NACA is the one organization that belongs to every Black person, the place where philanthropy, volunteerism, and shared commitment come together to make a difference, to repair the world. As part of a continent-wide system, NACA has the capacity to reach every Black person in need with a social-service network unparalleled in the world.

These resources enable us to bring life-saving and life-sustaining care to all Blacks in need. And it brings African Canadians into direct, personal, meaningful partnerships with Motherland Africa through many innovative programs.

Q: What is the NACA’s relationship to Africa?
A: A strong, secure mother Africa is the bedrock of the global Black community. Through our overseas partners, NACA will play – and continue to play – a pivotal role in Africa’s remarkable story of immigration, renewal, and growth.

Q: Where does my money go?
A: A gift to the NACA provides unrestricted funds to meet urgent, ongoing humanitarian and social service needs of the global African people, to encourage and support education and community, and to strengthen the relationship between North America, Africa and the Caribbean.

Part of your gift remains in the community, helping to strengthen the community, a premier provider of programs to safeguard and enhance the lives of Blacks at home. Part goes to meet overseas needs through our partners. These dollars help build our homelands and rebuild strong Black communities around the world.

Q: How are funding priorities determined and met?
A: To meet ongoing needs as well as support programs that benefit diverse populations and circumstances, NACA has put in place a revolutionary approach to overseas funding – an overseas needs and assessment system. This system insures that a significant amount of the money allocated for overseas purposes will be provided for core services, such as rescue, immigration, and absorption, with an increasing amount in the future earmarked for other specific, creative projects.

Q: How can I get involved?
A: The NACA is the place that builds community and you are the spark to that flame. By volunteering, you play a pivotal role in relieving an older person's hardships, affirming for a child the powerful values of African tradition and continuity. Get involved today.

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