International Disaster Emergency Service (IDES) Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization
NOBLESVILLE, IN – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of International Disaster Emergency Service (IDES) of Noblesville, IN.
ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.
International Disaster Emergency Service (IDES) 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 meet physical and spiritual needs of suffering people throughout the world in the name of Jesus Christ,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.
Founded in 1973, International Disaster Emergency Service (IDES) (www.ides.org) serves through Christian churches and Churches of Christ in five main focus areas: evangelism, hunger, medical, development and sustainability, and disaster.
To learn more about International Disaster Emergency Service (IDES) 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.