Teen Challenge of the Midlands Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

Teen Challenge of the Midlands Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

COLFAX, IA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Teen Challenge of the Midlands of Colfax, IA.

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

Teen Challenge of the Midlands 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 a Christ-centered focus for helping those struggling with addictions and dependencies,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 1977, Teen Challenge of the Midlands (www.tcmid.org) operates long-term residential programs for adult men and women and a boy’s ranch for teens.  They conduct small group meetings and regularly speak at churches, schools, and civic organizations.

To learn more about Teen Challenge of the Midlands 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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