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Human Services : Rescue Missions

The CornerStone Rescue Mission

Serving vulnerable women, children, and men

four stars

95.84

30 Main Street Rapid City, SD 57701
tel: (605) 718-8712   Web Site
EIN: 36-3296431

Board Leadership
Mark Harlow
President

CEO
Lysa Allison
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.84 four stars
  Financial 95.69 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The CornerStone Rescue Mission, established in 1981 in Rapid City, South Dakota, serves the physical and spiritual needs of more than 500 people everyday and we've impacted the lives of thousands more over the years. Many have gone on to lead fulfilling, independent lives and contribute to the community in many ways. The Cornerstone Rescue Mission is the main provider of shelter and the only ongoing and free source of meals for the homeless in the Black Hills region.

The CornerStone Rescue Mission, established in 1981 in Rapid City, South Dakota, serves the physical and spiritual needs of more than 500 people everyday and we've impacted the lives of thousands more over the years. Many have gone on to lead fulfilling, independent lives and contribute to the community in many ways. The Cornerstone Rescue Mission is the main provider of shelter and the only ongoing and free source of meals for the homeless in the Black Hills region.

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Financial

four stars

95.69

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
93.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.13
  Program Expenses Growth 6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The CornerStone Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The CornerStone Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The CornerStone Rescue Mission (SD) 95.84 four stars
Phoenix Rescue Mission (AZ) 88.85 three stars
St. Francis House (MA) 86.45 three stars
The Bowery Mission (NY) 88.73 three stars
Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries (MI) 89.09 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,234,469
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $76,702
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,857,989
Total Contributions $4,169,160
   Program Service Revenue $164,430
Total Primary Revenue $4,333,590
   Other Revenue $71,949
TOTAL REVENUE $4,405,539
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,029,695
   Administrative Expenses $228,347
   Fundraising Expenses $42,937
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,300,979
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $104,560
   
Net Assets $4,375,017

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
Benevolent Assistance $3,531,295 87.6%
Thrift Store $498,400 12.4%

Ratings History
The CornerStone Rescue Mission has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/01/2020 95.84 four stars
2018-12 11/01/2019 92.54 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 90.71 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 89.50 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 93.27 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 92.02 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.02 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 02/01/2015 90.08 four 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 36-3296431
Name in IRS Master File CORNERSTONE RESCUE MISSION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (5) Mission
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 March, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$69,399 1.61% Lysa Allison Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The CornerStone Rescue Mission (SD) 95.84 four stars
MorningStar Mission Ministries (IL) 86.95 three stars
Salina Rescue Mission (KS) 92.25 four stars
City of Refuge (GA) 95.73 four stars
Greensboro Urban Ministry (NC) 93.27 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The CornerStone Rescue Mission
30 Main Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
tel: (605) 718-8712
EIN: 36-3296431

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 2188
Rapid City, SD 57709

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Board Leadership

Mark Harlow
President

CEO

Lysa Allison
Executive Director

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