The Foundry Ministries Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

The Foundry Ministries Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

BESSEMER, AL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of The Foundry Ministries of Bessemer, AL.

ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.
The Foundry Ministries 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 accredited by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model of biblical accountability.

“We are pleased to accredit a ministry committed to restore hope and rebuild the lives of the addict, the ex-inmate, and the destitute through Christ-centered recovery,” said Michael Martin, president of ECFA.

Founded in 1971, The Foundry Ministries ( is a haven where the addict and destitute experience the love of Christ, find freedom, and discover purpose. Permanently transformed lives through Christ-centered ministries is the vision behind their story and their process.

To learn more about The Foundry Ministries and their stewardship opportunities, visit GiverConnect, ECFA’s newest online program, that connects giver’s hearts with trusted members.  

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.