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The Bowery Mission

Rebuilding lives since 1879

three stars

87.74

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

Board Leadership
Dwight Jacobsen
Chair

CEO
David P. Jones
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.74 three stars
  Financial 83.14 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Bowery Mission's goal is to be the most effective provider of compassionate care and life transformation for hurting people in New York City. One of the nation's oldest rescue missions, The Bowery Mission now offers programs and services in nine locations for those experiencing homelessness and poverty. We aim to build trust with our guests by establishing name-knowing relationships, inviting them to choose help, start an individualized care plan and transform their lives. We also serve children experiencing poverty in New York City, with the goal that they never need our services as adults. In 2017, we provided a total of 653,500 warm meals, 167,300 nights of shelter, 46,400 articles of clothing, and 1,300 onsite medical/dental/optometry exams to our guests. In addition, we served 354 adults through our residential programs, and we served 288 children in our year-round programs and 900 children at our summer camp in the Poconos of Pennsylvania.

The Bowery Mission's goal is to be the most effective provider of compassionate care and life transformation for hurting people in New York City. One of the nation's oldest rescue missions, The Bowery Mission now offers programs and services in nine locations for those experiencing homelessness and poverty. We aim to build trust with our guests by establishing name-knowing relationships, inviting them to choose help, start an individualized care plan and transform their lives. We also serve children experiencing poverty in New York City, with the goal that they never need our services as adults. In 2017, we provided a total of 653,500 warm meals, 167,300 nights of shelter, 46,400 articles of clothing, and 1,300 onsite medical/dental/optometry exams to our guests. In addition, we served 354 adults through our residential programs, and we served 288 children in our year-round programs and 900 children at our summer camp in the Poconos of Pennsylvania.

Financial

three stars

83.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
72.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.67
  Program Expenses Growth 9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.2%
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) 87.74 three stars
Association of Gospel Rescue Missions dba Citygate Network (CO) 90.53 four stars
William Temple House (OR) 92.33 four stars
The CornerStone Rescue Mission (SD) 93.27 four stars
City Rescue Mission of Lansing (MI) 93.40 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,385,928
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,043,547
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $51,129
Total Contributions $14,480,604
   Program Service Revenue $372,839
Total Primary Revenue $14,853,443
   Other Revenue $844,849
TOTAL REVENUE $15,698,292
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,025,571
   Administrative Expenses $1,535,382
   Fundraising Expenses $3,271,572
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,832,525
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,134,233
   
Net Assets $33,509,046

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 $10,598,243 88.1%
Kids with a Promise & Mont Lawn Camp & Retreat Center $1,427,328 11.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 12/01/2018 87.74 three stars
2016-09 02/01/2018 89.97 three stars
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, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$194,939 1.15% Dave P. Jones President/CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Bowery Mission (NY) 87.74 three stars
Gospel Rescue Mission of Grants Pass (OR) 90.07 four stars
Community Enrichment Center (TX) 92.46 four stars
William Temple House (OR) 92.33 four stars
Water Street Ministries (PA) 87.22 three 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

Dwight Jacobsen
Chair

CEO

David P. Jones
President & CEO

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