Human Services : Rescue Missions

The Bowery Mission

Rebuilding Lives Since 1879

three stars

87.39

355 Lexington Avenue 19th Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 674-3456   Web Site
EIN: 13-1617086

Board Leadership
Scott Stephenson
Chair

CEO
James Winans
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.39 three stars
  Financial 84.07 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since the 1870s, The Bowery Mission has served generations of men, women and children experiencing homelessness, hunger and poverty. Every year we build on this legacy, driven by our desire to deliver the most effective care. Men and women who express interest in our programs work with our clinical staff to create an Individual Action Plan (IAP) with specific, measurable goals for wellness, recovery, employment, housing and more. In order to more effectively combat the epidemic of homelessness, New York City Rescue Mission and Goodwill Rescue Mission (Newark) joined forces with The Bowery Mission. Leveraging more than 400 years of combined service, three historic organizations have become one. Last year, we provided 429,500 meals, 104,000 nights of shelter, 27,600 articles of clothing, 67,500 emergency showers and 1,500 onsite medical and optometry exams. Additionally, we served 321 adults in our residential programs and 225 children and youth in year-round enrichment programs.

Since the 1870s, The Bowery Mission has served generations of men, women and children experiencing homelessness, hunger and poverty. Every year we build on this legacy, driven by our desire to deliver the most effective care. Men and women who express interest in our programs work with our clinical staff to create an Individual Action Plan (IAP) with specific, measurable goals for wellness, recovery, employment, housing and more. In order to more effectively combat the epidemic of homelessness, New York City Rescue Mission and Goodwill Rescue Mission (Newark) joined forces with The Bowery Mission. Leveraging more than 400 years of combined service, three historic organizations have become one. Last year, we provided 429,500 meals, 104,000 nights of shelter, 27,600 articles of clothing, 67,500 emergency showers and 1,500 onsite medical and optometry exams. Additionally, we served 321 adults in our residential programs and 225 children and youth in year-round enrichment programs.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of volunteers
17,000
This impact information is current as of August 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

84.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
73.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.42
  Program Expenses Growth 8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.4%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,253,568
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,541,096
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,794,664
   Program Service Revenue $391,511
Total Primary Revenue $14,186,175
   Other Revenue $3,307,395
TOTAL REVENUE $17,493,570
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,658,238
   Administrative Expenses $1,465,156
   Fundraising Expenses $3,440,198
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,563,592
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-70,022
   
Net Assets $31,358,926

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$227,845 1.29% Dave P. Jones President, CEO

Mission

Since the 1870s, The Bowery Mission has served generations of men, women and children experiencing homelessness, hunger and poverty. Every year we build on this legacy, driven by our desire to deliver the most effective care. Men and women who express interest in our programs work with our clinical staff to create an Individual Action Plan (IAP) with specific, measurable goals for wellness, recovery, employment, housing and more. In order to more effectively combat the epidemic of homelessness, New York City Rescue Mission and Goodwill Rescue Mission (Newark) joined forces with The Bowery Mission. Leveraging more than 400 years of combined service, three historic organizations have become one. Last year, we provided 429,500 meals, 104,000 nights of shelter, 27,600 articles of clothing, 67,500 emergency showers and 1,500 onsite medical and optometry exams. Additionally, we served 321 adults in our residential programs and 225 children and youth in year-round enrichment programs.

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Charity Contact Info

The Bowery Mission
355 Lexington Avenue
19th Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 674-3456
fax: (212) 684-3740
EIN: 13-1617086

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Board Leadership

Scott Stephenson
Chair

CEO

James Winans
President & CEO