Standards of Accountability

Charities must meet all five Standards of Accountability to be approved for Certified Membership.
Certified charities must demonstrate ongoing compliance with the Standards through:

  • an annual submission of documentation to CCCC;
  • periodic onsite field reviews.

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Christian Ministry

The charity is committed to the Christian faith.

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Diligent Governance

The charity is governed by an independent, active board that establishes policy and reviews the impact of the organization’s activities.

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Financial Oversight and Transparency

The charity demonstrates transparency and proper financial oversight through an independent financial audit, an audit review committee, and public disclosure of its financial statements.

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Organizational Integrity

The charity upholds the highest standards of integrity, adheres to applicable laws, and operates in accordance with its own governing documents.

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Ethical Fundraising

The charity is ethical in its fundraising activities and respects the dignity and interests of the donor.

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