Grateful Hearts Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

Grateful Hearts Ministries Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

ATLANTA, GA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Grateful Hearts Ministries of Atlanta, GA.

ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.
Grateful Hearts Ministries 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 sharing God’s love and faithfulness with women in their transition through the court system to recovery, restoration of families, and productive living in the community,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 2008, Grateful Hearts Ministries’ ( vision is for the lives of women to be transformed from the cycle of addiction, homelessness, and incarceration to lives of purpose and spiritual wholeness.

To learn more about Grateful Hearts Ministries 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.