Standards and Principles
Accord Network Standards And Guidelines
These principles below were developed over a three-year period with 70 collaborators from around the world. They describe a useful framework for organizational self-evaluation.
Accord's seven Gifts-in-Kind Standards were developed by a broad spectrum of Accord Members and others in 1999 and updated in 2019. They represent what we feel is the best thinking on appropriate GIK programming.
This document articulates many biblically sound, professionally effective best practices. For some this statement will list goals or suggest important innovations needed within their organization. To all it is offered as a useful tool for review of operations and activities.
The Financial Standards are provided by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).
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