Key Takeaways: Avoid your programming being a vector for transmission (“first do no harm”) Protect your staff Curate your WASH communication carefully and stay current Partner with others for effective WASH programming Resources: Johns Hopkins Daily Briefing Healthcare Faculties Assessment Tool Developed by Food for the Hungry and Engineers without Borders Water Mission Staff Safeguarding[…]

Bill Haley, Executive Director of Coracle, joined Accord members on April 16, 2020 to discuss self-care for leaders during the COVID-19 crisis. Bill’s session builds on the webinar from earlier this week about how to equip staff during this crisis.     The session covered four major areas of self-care: Gratitude: Be conscientiously grateful. Gifts: Receive[…]

Bill Simmons, President and CEO of American Leprosy Missions, led a recent Accord Network webinar on April 14, 2020 in which he shared lessons he’s learned about how to care well for staff during crises. Bill draws inspiration from another time of hardship in his life; the difficult decision to lead a retail book distributor[…]

The following is from Brian Walsh of our Faith and Giving Coalition, which follows tax issues for Accord Network: Faith & Giving Coalition members and other faith-based organizations (FBOs) are reporting that some eligible faith communities/denominations and FBOs may be having trouble securing CARES Act funds through the SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). In part,[…]


Over 80 Accord members joined Chuck Pope and Randy Tift with USAID’s COVID-19 Global Task Force for a webinar on April 6, 2020 regarding the CARES Act and the role of unsolicited applications. Chuck and Randy shared insights into the U.S. global response to COVID-19 and details on how the recent CARES Act $274 million[…]

Below is a message from our Faith and Giving Coalition in Washington DC regarding the end of the Parking Lot Tax. I want to thank all of you who joined in these efforts. Happy New Year, Chad! I hope during your holiday celebrations you found a moment to celebrate the repeal of the “church parking[…]

At OneAccord in October, our membership unanimously approved changes to Accord’s dues schedule for 2020 and 2021. While we are raising dues, we are adding valuable incentives: Associate members can send their CEO to OneAccord without registration cost. Members can send their CEO to OneAccord AND our Colorado exec retreat without registration fee. The San[…]

This is a guest post by Doug Fountain, the Executive Director of Christian Connections for International Health. CCIH is an Accord member and is an association that serves over 160 organizations and several hundred individuals around the world who advance health and wholeness from a Christian perspective. A gathering of leaders a few days ago[…]

We want to let you know that there will be a members meeting at the OneAccord forum (Sept. 30-Oct. 3, Ridgecrest, NC). We will discuss our activities for the year, board memberships, and our dues structure as an organization. We look forward to seeing you there.

I want to share with you a piece we’ve developed for Accord members as they show support on Capitol Hill for poverty focused development assistance.  We’ve shared this with about 30 offices and I want to make sure you’ve seen it. As members of the Accord Network, we ask you to support robust poverty-focused development[…]

By Sean McSwain – Director of Partnership Support, Water Mission As an organization that has been developing and implementing water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) solutions for 18 years, Water Mission is intimately familiar with the challenges of fighting the global water crisis. We continue to do this work because we know that ultimately these challenges[…]

Here you can click on each image to download a pdf version of each poster presentation.

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Here you can click on each image below and download a pdf version of the poster presentation.

This is an anthology of WASH video resources. Featured WASH Summit 2014 Christian Taylor Jeffery Deal This presentation is a part of the 2014 WASH Summit Justin Narducci This presentation is a part of the 2014 WASH Summit Randy Welsch This presentation is a part of the 2014 WASH Summit. Sara Tate This presentation is[…]

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