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City Mission of Schenectady

Impacting the city . . .One life at a time

four stars

95.86

425 Hamilton Street Schenectady, NY 12305
tel: (518) 346-2275   Web Site
EIN: 14-1403652

Board Leadership
Dennis Walsh
President

CEO
Michael Saccocio
Executive Director/CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.86 four stars
  Financial 94.15 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The City Mission of Schenectady, founded in 1906, is dedicated to sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ in word and deed. The ministries are seeking to comprehensively meet the needs of the poor in a manner that dignifies and strengthens the individual, the family, and the community. In 2018 City Mission of Schenectady served 237,404 meals and provided 35,917 nights of lodging. Services provided by City Mission of Schenectady include: the Food Services Program; Community Outreach; men, women and children's residential programs; Transitional Housing; chapel; thrift store; and Schenectady Works Workforce Development programs which include: Downtown Ambassadors, Employee Resource Network, Empower Health, Professional Development and Career Training Center.

The City Mission of Schenectady, founded in 1906, is dedicated to sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ in word and deed. The ministries are seeking to comprehensively meet the needs of the poor in a manner that dignifies and strengthens the individual, the family, and the community. In 2018 City Mission of Schenectady served 237,404 meals and provided 35,917 nights of lodging. Services provided by City Mission of Schenectady include: the Food Services Program; Community Outreach; men, women and children's residential programs; Transitional Housing; chapel; thrift store; and Schenectady Works Workforce Development programs which include: Downtown Ambassadors, Employee Resource Network, Empower Health, Professional Development and Career Training Center.

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Financial

four stars

94.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.03
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by City Mission of Schenectady on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by City Mission of Schenectady on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
City Mission of Schenectady (NY) 95.86 four stars
Cityteam (CA) 87.76 three stars
Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities (MN) 86.31 three stars
Rescue Mission of Middle Georgia (GA) 96.07 four stars
Orange County Rescue Mission (CA) 94.84 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,503,183
   Federated Campaigns $7,522
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,510,705
   Program Service Revenue $1,711,403
Total Primary Revenue $8,222,108
   Other Revenue $165,551
TOTAL REVENUE $8,387,659
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,713,310
   Administrative Expenses $566,428
   Fundraising Expenses $429,878
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,709,616
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,678,043
   
Net Assets $11,621,540

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Residential Services $1,382,077 29.3%
Education and Career Efforts $1,309,240 27.8%
Provision of Meals to Residents and Community $575,649 12.2%

Ratings History
City Mission of Schenectady has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 08/01/2019 95.86 four stars
2018-09 07/01/2019 93.54 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 99.34 four stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 95.00 four stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 96.47 four stars
2015-12 10/01/2016 93.92 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.58 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 94.45 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 89.81 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 88.67 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 89.77 three stars
2011-12 10/01/2012 87.74 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 93.45 four stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 98.63 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.19 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 98.07 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 95.55 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 86.96 three stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 77.82 two stars
2005-12 06/01/2007 87.43 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 14-1403652
Name in IRS Master File CITY MISSION OF SCHENECTADY
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (1) Church, synagogue, etc
(917) Thrift ship, retail outlet, etc.
Foundation Status Church 170(b)(1)(A)(i)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1953
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$105,706 1.85% Michael Saccocio CEO, Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
City Mission of Schenectady (NY) 95.86 four stars
Frederick Rescue Mission (MD) 91.61 four stars
Denver Rescue Mission (CO) 89.43 three stars
Central Union Mission (DC) 89.86 three stars
Rescue Mission of El Paso (TX) 93.60 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

City Mission of Schenectady
425 Hamilton Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
tel: (518) 346-2275
EIN: 14-1403652

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 760
Schenectady, NY 12301

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Board Leadership

Dennis Walsh
President

CEO

Michael Saccocio
Executive Director/CEO

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