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Human Services : Homeless Services

The Bowery Mission

Rebuilding lives since 1879

three stars

85.42

432 Park Avenue South 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (800) 269-3791   Web Site
EIN: 13-1617086

Board Leadership
Jan Nagel
Chairman

CEO
David P. Jones
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.42 three stars
  Financial 79.78 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

two stars

79.78

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
69.6%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.18
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Bowery Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Bowery Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Bowery Mission (NY) 85.42 three stars
Rescue Mission, Syracuse (NY) 89.48 three stars
Greensboro Urban Ministry (NC) 96.67 four stars
Union Mission Ministries (VA) 85.38 three stars
Bethesda Mission (PA) 89.02 three stars

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The Bowery Mission (legal name Christian Herald Association) traces its roots back to 1879. The Bowery Mission's goal is to be the most effective provider of compassionate care and life transformation services for hurting people in New York City. We are called to minister in New York City to men, women, and children caught in cycles of poverty, hopelessness, and dependencies of many kinds, and to see their lives transformed to hope, joy, lasting productivity and spiritual wholeness. in 2015, The Bowery Mission's combined programs provided homeless men and women with more than 406,000 meals, 91,500 nights of shelter and 44,100 articles of clothing, as well as over 600 free medical and optometry appointments and nearly 300 crisis intervention referrals. We served 285 adults in our residential recovery programs and provided over 1,100 at risk children and youth with summer camp experiences and year-round mentoring and enrichment opportunities.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,849,474
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,252,047
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $61,435
Total Contributions $13,162,956
   Program Service Revenue $506,590
Total Primary Revenue $13,669,546
   Other Revenue $9,513,560
TOTAL REVENUE $23,183,106
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,944,627
   Administrative Expenses $1,834,521
   Fundraising Expenses $2,378,413
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,157,561
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $9,025,545
   
Net Assets $35,917,499

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
Adult Residential Recovery Program $7,642,446 76.9%
Kids with a Promise&Mont Lawn Camp&Retreat Center $2,302,181 23.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 11/01/2016 85.42 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 86.58 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 85.73 three stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 88.96 three stars
2013-09 12/01/2014 87.90 three stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 89.28 three stars
2011-09 06/01/2012 85.18 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 92.28 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 11/01/2010 87.73 three stars
2008-09 12/01/2009 83.50 three stars
2007-09 07/01/2009 79.40 two stars
2006-09 05/01/2008 84.28 three stars
2005-09 03/01/2008 85.35 three stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 77.53 two stars
2003-09 09/01/2004 71.20 two stars
2002-09 08/01/2003 76.32 two stars
2001-09 10/15/2002 81.02 three stars
2000-09 04/15/2002 79.05 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 13-1617086
Name in IRS Master File CHRISTIAN HERALD ASSN INC
NTEE Code X99
NTEE Classification Religion Related, Spiritual Development N.E.C.
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
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 April, 1939
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Dave P. Jones President/CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$177,799 1.25% Edward H. Morgan President, CEO

The Bowery Mission (legal name Christian Herald Association) traces its roots back to 1879. The Bowery Mission's goal is to be the most effective provider of compassionate care and life transformation services for hurting people in New York City. We are called to minister in New York City to men, women, and children caught in cycles of poverty, hopelessness, and dependencies of many kinds, and to see their lives transformed to hope, joy, lasting productivity and spiritual wholeness. in 2015, The Bowery Mission's combined programs provided homeless men and women with more than 406,000 meals, 91,500 nights of shelter and 44,100 articles of clothing, as well as over 600 free medical and optometry appointments and nearly 300 crisis intervention referrals. We served 285 adults in our residential recovery programs and provided over 1,100 at risk children and youth with summer camp experiences and year-round mentoring and enrichment opportunities.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Bowery Mission (NY) 85.42 three stars
Charlotte Rescue Mission (NC) 90.27 four stars
MUST Ministries (GA) 92.39 four stars
Miami Rescue Mission (FL) 92.13 four stars
Union Rescue Mission, Los Angeles (CA) 90.19 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Bowery Mission
432 Park Avenue South
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10016
tel: (800) 269-3791
fax: (212) 684-3740
EIN: 13-1617086

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Board Leadership

Jan Nagel
Chairman

CEO

David P. Jones
President & CEO

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