Canadian Christian Relief & Development Association

The CCRDA equips Canadian Christian relief and development organizations for excellence. We provide a forum where the best ideas, practices, and application of biblical principles mix to promote high performance organizations seeking God’s purpose for the world’s poor.

Excellence Matters at the CCRDA

Image result for fb logoCCRDA has launched a new Facebook page where we will share upcoming events and helpful information including videos and articles on critical topics in relief and development.

Please take a minute and visit our page and click “Like” or “Follow” and encourage your colleagues/organizations to do so as well!  We hope this will help keep you up-to-date on all that CCRDA has to offer. Feel free to ask any questions or share our content with friends and family who would benefit from it. We look forward to keeping in touch!

CCRDA Members are responding to partner needs following the earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi, Indonesia in late September 2018. You can read more about their work, here
On September 10, CCRDA welcomed Laura Solberg as our new Executive Director. Laura brings a deep commitment to the mission and vision of CCRDA, and joins us after serving on the CCRDA board for six years. Her work with CCRDA follows sixteen years of service in the Christian international development field. 
 Canada’s much-anticipated new International Assistance Policy was released June 9, a year after undertaking wide-ranging consultations with Canadians. The CCRDA and many of its members took part in these consultations and discussions arising from them and we are glad to be able to share this much-anticipated new policy with our members in order to continue these conversations.



CCRDA's 2017-2018 Annual Report highlights achievements over  the past year and identifies our new mission and vision statement as we look ahead to the future.

  You can view the Annual Report here.

CCRDA was engaged with the Global Affairs Canada International Assistance Review Consultations.  The aim was to rethink Canada’s international assistance policies and programs in order to respond better to challenges and opportunities in the new global context. 
View the CCRDA's submission to GAC on the IAR here.

"CCRDA believes we are called to action by the Word of God.  It’s not a choice. 
CCRDA challenges the very characteristic of development and aid effectiveness
through a faith-driven, holistic understanding of the nature of poverty and social justice"

 Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC)