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Human Services : Homeless Services

Rescue Mission, Syracuse

Life Changing

three stars

89.48

155 Gifford Street Syracuse, NY 13202
tel: (315) 472-6251   Web Site
EIN: 15-0532146

Board Leadership
Jeanne Korchak
Chair

CEO
Alan Thornton
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.48 three stars
  Financial 86.88 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

86.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 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)
83.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.77
  Program Expenses Growth 7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rescue Mission, Syracuse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rescue Mission, Syracuse on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rescue Mission, Syracuse (NY) 89.48 three stars
Neighborhood Ministries (AZ) 93.85 four stars
City of Refuge (GA) 89.24 three stars
Dallas Life Foundation (TX) 98.00 four stars
Interfaith Works (MD) 89.02 three stars

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The Rescue Mission Alliance of Syracuse works to share hope, end hunger and homelessness, change lives, and strengthen communities one person at a time. Founded in 1887, the Rescue Mission serves the communities of Syracuse, Auburn, Binghamton and Ithaca. Its programs include emergency shelter for those experiencing homelessness, meals and food for those at risk of hunger, case management, permanent and transitional supportive housing, and a range of support including employment and education resources, mental health screening and connection to healthcare and other services.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,173,925
   Federated Campaigns $79,535
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $447,614
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,825,817
Total Contributions $7,526,891
   Program Service Revenue $1,127,608
Total Primary Revenue $8,654,499
   Other Revenue $10,900,024
TOTAL REVENUE $19,554,523
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,079,747
   Administrative Expenses $2,352,915
   Fundraising Expenses $977,256
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,409,918
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $144,605
   
Net Assets $18,197,803

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
Thrift Store Operations $8,816,441 54.8%
Emergency Assistance Program $4,536,566 28.2%
Permanent Housing Programs $2,219,410 13.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 10/01/2016 89.48 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 92.72 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 88.30 three stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 92.00 four stars
2012-09 08/01/2013 86.60 three stars
2011-09 06/01/2012 85.07 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 83.82 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 11/01/2010 84.27 three stars
2008-09 10/01/2009 77.92 two stars
2007-09 03/01/2009 79.49 two stars
2006-09 06/01/2008 78.54 two stars
2005-09 03/01/2008 81.80 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 76.86 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 15-0532146
Name in IRS Master File RESCUE MISSION ALLIANCE OF SYRACUSE N Y
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 September, 1948
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
$135,414 0.69% Alan Thornton Executive Director, CEO

The Rescue Mission Alliance of Syracuse works to share hope, end hunger and homelessness, change lives, and strengthen communities one person at a time. Founded in 1887, the Rescue Mission serves the communities of Syracuse, Auburn, Binghamton and Ithaca. Its programs include emergency shelter for those experiencing homelessness, meals and food for those at risk of hunger, case management, permanent and transitional supportive housing, and a range of support including employment and education resources, mental health screening and connection to healthcare and other services.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rescue Mission, Syracuse (NY) 89.48 three stars
Christian Services, Inc. (MS) 95.72 four stars
Charlotte Rescue Mission (NC) 90.27 four stars
Dallas Life Foundation (TX) 98.00 four stars
Las Vegas Rescue Mission (NV) 90.60 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Rescue Mission, Syracuse
155 Gifford Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
tel: (315) 472-6251
EIN: 15-0532146

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 11122
Syracuse, NY 13218

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Board Leadership

Jeanne Korchak
Chair

CEO

Alan Thornton
Chief Executive Officer

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