The Chapel Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

The Chapel Certified by National Financial Accountability Organization

BATON ROUGE, LA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the certification of The Chapel of Baton Rouge, LA.

ECFA certification is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.
The Chapel joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 14.6 million donors that have earned the right to display the ECFA seal.  When an organization is certified by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model of biblical accountability.

“We are pleased to certify a church committed to help people meet, know, and follow Jesus on the campus, in the city, and around the world,” said Michael Martin, president of ECFA.

Founded in 1972, The Chapel ( creates intentional environments that help people meet, know, and follow Jesus.

ECFA, founded in 1979, provides certification 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 certification and a listing of ECFA-certified members, visit or call 1-800-323-9473.