Adult & Teen Challenge Illinois Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

Adult & Teen Challenge Illinois Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

CARLINVILLE, IL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Adult & Teen Challenge Illinois of Carlinville, IL.

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

Adult & Teen Challenge Illinois 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 youth, adults, and families with an effective and comprehensive faith-based solution to life-controlling problems, such as substance abuse, in order to become productive members of society,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 1980, Adult & Teen Challenge Illinois ( endeavors to help people become mentally-sound, emotionally-balanced, socially-adjusted, physically-well, and spiritually-alive.

To learn more about Adult & Teen Challenge Illinois 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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