Compassion World Outreach Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

December 11, 2017

Compassion World Outreach Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

ATHENS, GA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Compassion World Outreach of Athens, GA.

ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.

Compassion World Outreach joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 27 million donors that have earned the right to display the ECFA seal.  When an organization is accredited by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model of biblical accountability.

“We are pleased to accredit a ministry committed to provide support to the mission and ministry of selected domestic and international Christian education ministries,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 2006, Compassion World Outreach ( provides volunteer and/or funded leadership; training; and assistance in development, funding and fundraising activities; management for the assets of other ministries; and to engage in other activities for the kingdom of God as directed by the ministry board of directors.

To learn more about Compassion World Outreach and their stewardship opportunities, visit ServantMatch®, ECFA’s program that matches God’s servants with the stewardship options of ECFA members based on ministry sectors and categories.  It is ECFA’s newest online feature that allows you to quickly and easily find giving opportunities.

ECFA, founded in 1979, provides accreditation to leading Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with the ECFA Standards pertaining to financial accountability, fundraising and board governance.  For more information about ECFA, including information about accreditation and a listing of ECFA-accredited members, visit or call 1-800-323-9473.


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