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City Rescue Mission of Lansing

Food. Shelter. Hope.

four stars

91.72

2216 South Cedar Street Lansing, MI 48910
tel: (517) 485-0145   Web Site
EIN: 38-1626400

Board Leadership
Bill Rinck
President

CEO
Mark Criss
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.72 four stars
  Financial 88.30 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The City Rescue Mission of Lansing (CRM) is a dedicated to meeting the physical and spiritual needs of men, women, and children in Michigan's capital area. In 2018, we celebrated over 107 years of service to our community and provided 51,501 nights of shelter, and 97,796 meals, along with case management, biblical counseling, and nightly chapel services. We provide several ministries to low income or homeless individuals and families, with our main areas of focus being food, shelter, and hope. In 2019, CRM opened a no-barrier 24x7 drop-in center for the chronically homeless that is challenged with addiction to controlled substances and mental illness and cognitive decline.

The City Rescue Mission of Lansing (CRM) is a dedicated to meeting the physical and spiritual needs of men, women, and children in Michigan's capital area. In 2018, we celebrated over 107 years of service to our community and provided 51,501 nights of shelter, and 97,796 meals, along with case management, biblical counseling, and nightly chapel services. We provide several ministries to low income or homeless individuals and families, with our main areas of focus being food, shelter, and hope. In 2019, CRM opened a no-barrier 24x7 drop-in center for the chronically homeless that is challenged with addiction to controlled substances and mental illness and cognitive decline.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of people using homeless shelters per week
988
Number of meals served or provided
97,796
Federal Funding for Shelter
0
Federal Funding for Food
0
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.26
  Program Expenses Growth 1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by City Rescue Mission of Lansing on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by City Rescue Mission of Lansing on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
City Rescue Mission of Lansing (MI) 91.72 four stars
Charlotte Rescue Mission (NC) 89.71 three stars
City Mission (PA) 88.16 three stars
Nashville Rescue Mission (TN) 87.32 three stars
Grace Centers of Hope (MI) 93.67 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,311,888
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,311,888
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,311,888
   Other Revenue $348,319
TOTAL REVENUE $3,660,207
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,982,895
   Administrative Expenses $405,926
   Fundraising Expenses $77,009
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,465,830
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $194,377
   
Net Assets $870,836

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 91.72 four stars
2017-12 11/01/2019 92.41 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 93.40 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 92.38 four stars
2014-12 03/01/2017 88.07 three stars
2014-12 10/01/2016 83.80 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 75.20 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2015 70.88 two 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 38-1626400
Name in IRS Master File CITY RESCUE MISSION OF LANSING MICHIGAN
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (1) Church, synagogue, etc
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 April, 1960
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$53,393 1.54% Mark Criss Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
City Rescue Mission of Lansing (MI) 91.72 four stars
Erie City Mission (PA) 86.70 three stars
Rescue Mission, Syracuse (NY) 85.71 three stars
Hope Gospel Mission (WI) 86.32 three stars
The CornerStone Rescue Mission (SD) 92.54 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

City Rescue Mission of Lansing
2216 South Cedar Street
Lansing, MI 48910
tel: (517) 485-0145
EIN: 38-1626400

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Board Leadership

Bill Rinck
President

CEO

Mark Criss
Executive Director

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