Accord Network was founded in 1978. It represents a network of more than 60 of the major evangelical Christian relief and development agencies across North America. Accord is a professional forum for nonprofit Christian agencies and individuals engaged in relief and development work. Accord exists to promote excellence in professional practice; to foster networking, collaboration and information exchange; and to enable its membership to effectively support the Church in serving the poor and needy.
The Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) is Canada’s lead development agency. It has a mandate to reduce poverty and to contribute to a more secure, equitable, and prosperous world. CIDA works in partnership around the world to support sustainable development in developing countries and to offer humanitarian assistance in areas of need.
The Center for Global Development is an independent, nonprofit policy research organization that is dedicated to reducing global poverty and inequality and to making globalization work for the poor. Through a combination of research and strategic outreach, the Center actively engages policy makers and the public to influence the policies of the United States, other rich countries, and such institutions as the World Bank, the IMF, and the World Trade Organization to improve the economic and social development prospects in poor countries.
The goal of CitiHope’s Medical Relief Program is to assist indigenous medical institutions and physicians through the delivery of medicine and medical supplies for the proper protocols of treatment. CitiHope delivers this assistance to the neediest rural populations possible, while building the capacity of local NGOs. Annual assistance is rendered to over 229 institutions and more than 300,000 urban and rural under-served patient populations.
Dorcas Aid International is a Christian relief and development organization committed to fulfill the command Jesus Christ gave to His followers to take care of the poor and oppressed (Matt. 25:31-46), irrespective of their race, religion, gender or political conviction, by encouraging self reliance through development, providing social care and assisting in emergency situations. DAI operates in partnership with local churches and Christian organizations by awakening and empowering them to share the love of Christ through practical deeds. Dorcas operates by funding projects of local partners. A local partner is a Christian church or aid organization that helps the poor in their community.
ECHO (Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization) is a nonprofit, interdenominational Christian organization located on a demonstration farm in North Fort Myers, Florida USA. ECHO has been assisting a global network of missionaries and development workers since 1981 and is currently serving agricultural workers in 180 countries. ECHO exists for one major reason, to help those working internationally with the poor be more effective, especially in the area of agriculture.
This web site offers more than 22,000 summarized documents from 4,500 development organizations, all available free to download. The target audience includes development professionals, donor agency staff, policy-makers, NGOs, researchers, students, information workers, development communicators, and development-focused web service providers.
EMI is a Christian ministry that designs facilities that serve the poor in developing countries. These facilities (including hospitals, orphanages, schools, clean water projects and more) directly impact communities by meeting physical needs and communicating God’s love in a practical way. They partner with Christian workers, pastors, and other non-profits who have a vision to help the poor and preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Equip International is an evangelical missions agency that prepares, sends and supports evangelical missionaries. Equip seeks Christians who have chosen to work in service-oriented vocations out of a desire to help others with a unique sensitivity to their responsibilities for sharing Christ through their actions as well as words.
This web site offers informational resources and networking opportunities to faith-based practitioners, private philanthropies, and public administrators who seek to collaborate to renew urban communities. An initiative of Pew Charitable Trusts, FASTEN actively identifies best practice in faith-based services and multi-sector collaboration, and produces and disseminates educational materials for practitioners in the public and private sectors. It includes exhaustive links to other faith-based organizations.
Feed The Children is a Christian, international, nonprofit relief organization that delivers food, medicine, clothing and other necessities to individuals, children and families who lack these essentials due to famine, war, poverty, or natural disaster.
Food for the Hungry International is an organization motivated by Christ’s love to meet both physical and spiritual hungers of the poor. This purpose is met by speaking out to all people about physical and spiritual hungers, sending people to share Christ’s love, and facilitating emergency relief and sustainable development.
InterAction is the largest alliance of U.S.-based international development and humanitarian non-governmental organizations. With more than 160 members operating in every developing country, the organization works to overcome poverty, exclusion and suffering by advancing social justice and basic dignity for all.
Maranatha Volunteers International, founded in 1969, is a nonprofit Christian organization, which organizes and implements the construction of urgently needed buildings all over the world. In the past 38 years, more than 60,000 people have volunteered for Maranatha projects in 63 countries. Currently Maranatha is actively constructing buildings in Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, India, Mozambique and the United States.
Medair brings lifesaving relief and rehabilitation in disasters, conflict areas, and other crises by working alongside the most vulnerable. They are a non-governmental organization (NGO), with internationally recruited staff who are motivated by their Christian faith to care for people in need. Their work is compassionate and practical, providing lifesaving care and support that upholds the dignity and independence of every person, regardless of race, religion, or politics.
Mission Without Borders is an international Christian organization dedicated to serving the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those suffering the effects of poverty or persecution. By involving those they serve, they recognize the dignity of the individual and help them to become self-sufficient.
Operation Blessing International Relief and Development Corporation (OBI) is a nonprofit humanitarian organization. Through core programs of disaster relief, medical aid, hunger relief, orphan care, water wells and community development, OBI is dedicated to alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world.
The purpose of Partners Worldwide is to encourage, equip and connect business and professional people in global partnerships that grow enterprises and create sustainable jobs, transforming the lives of all involved.
Since 1958, Project HOPE has worked to make health care available for people around the globe—especially children. It’s in their name: Health Opportunities for People Everywhere. From the beginning, when they sent medical volunteers on-board the world’s first peacetime hospital ship, the SS HOPE, to their land-based programs today, Project HOPE has been committed to long-term sustainable health care. Their work includes educating health professionals and community health workers, strengthening health facilities, fighting diseases such as TB, HIV/AIDS and diabetes and providing humanitarian assistance through donated medicines and supplies and volunteer medical help.
Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational, evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. Samaritan’s Purse has done their utmost to follow Christ’s command by going to the aid of the world’s poor, sick, and suffering. They are an effective means of reaching hurting people in countries around the world with food, medicine, and other assistance in the Name of Jesus Christ. This, in turn, earns them a hearing for the Gospel, the Good News of eternal life through Jesus Christ.
Serving Our World is dedicated to improving the lives of neglected children in remote communities all over the world. It has been their experience that humanitarian relief seldom reaches the distant areas or village members, yet sometimes they are the ones who need it most. The mission of Serving Our World is to bring relief to all ethnic groups, especially focusing on orphans and abandoned children and families in remote areas of the world, moving people toward a new vision and enabling them with the skills and resources for a brighter future.
The overall goal of Swedish development cooperation is to contribute to making it possible for poor people to improve their living conditions. By reducing injustices and poverty throughout the world, better opportunities are created for development, peace and security for all people and nations. In an increasingly globalized world we are all dependent on, and affected by, each other.
Tearfund is a Christian relief and development agency building a global network of churches to help eradicate poverty. Their ten-year vision is to see 50 million people released from material and spiritual poverty through a worldwide network of 100,000 local churches. They connect people to this global network of local churches to transform lives materially and spiritually.
The U.S. Agency for International Development is an independent agency that provides economic, development and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States.
Their goal is to relieve human suffering and to bring hope and reconciliation to the people they serve. Their inspiration and motivation comes from Jesus, who taught us to care for the poor, the forgotten, the despised and the marginalized. They provide opportunities to the poor, focusing on basic needs, sustainable livelihoods and family stability. They serve through a worldwide staff of professionals who are committed to forging partnerships with the people and communities they serve. They also receive support from governments, foundations, other humanitarian organizations, churches, businesses and individual donors.
WME’s evangelistic mission is to build and equip native churches, sponsor native missionaries, support bible schools, provide gospel materials (bibles, tracts, children’s VBS activities and banners) and provide church equipment (PA systems, tents, musical instruments and chairs). WME’s compassion outreach is to develop projects and relief to impoverished communities, sponsor suffering children and orphans, establish WME Children’s Homes, WME Feeding and Learning Centers, food distribution to desperate people, low-income housing for the homeless and assistance to help stabilize family households.
In community with the local Church, World Relief envisions the most vulnerable people transformed economically, socially, and spiritually.
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. World Vision provides hope and assistance to approximately 100 million people in nearly 100 countries. In communities around the world, they join with local people to find lasting ways to improve the lives of poor children and families.