The Hope Collective Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

The Hope Collective Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

ZURICH, IL – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of The Hope Collective of Zurich, IL.

ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.
The Hope Collective 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 church committed to share the hope of Jesus with the world around them,” said Michael Martin, president of ECFA.

Founded in 1982, The Hope Collective ( is a community of men, women, and students who have embraced the hope that Jesus offers, who live out that hope in their daily lives, and share that hope with a world that needs it now more than ever.

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-certified members, visit or call 1-800-323-9473.