Hope Ranch - Look Development Ethiopia Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

September 2, 2016

Hope Ranch - Look Development Ethiopia Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

SPEARFISH, SD – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Hope Ranch - Look Development Ethiopia of Spearfish, SD.

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

Hope Ranch - Look Development Ethiopia 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 glorify God by providing Christ centered inspiration, restoration, and refreshment, while partnering with both local domestic and local international indigenous peoples to fulfill God’s plan for orphans and at-risk children,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 2003, Hope Ranch - Look Development Ethiopia (www.lookdevelopment.org) provides trail rides and other outdoor experiences and wilderness adventures locally in Luther, MT. Look Development Ethiopia is the global outreach branch of Hope Ranch which serves as a self-sustaining community development project. Their focus is on vocational training, education, clean drinking water, small business, and creating sustainable incomes for families in their sponsorship program.

To learn more about Hope Ranch - Look Development Ethiopia 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 www.ECFA.org or call 1-800-323-9473.


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