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Human Services : Rescue Missions

Boston Rescue Mission

Transforming Lives at Risk Since 1899

four stars

92.64

39 Kingston Street Boston, MA 02111
tel: (617) 338-9000   Web Site
EIN: 04-2104726

Board Leadership
Elizabeth Keeley
Chair

CEO
John Samaan
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.64 four stars
  Financial 90.40 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1899, the Boston Rescue Mission offers resources that prevent and end homelessness. We support the recovery, health, faith and independence of those who have a history of substance abuse, incarceration, and homelessness. We raise awareness about the root causes of these life risks, and serve everyone with respect, integrity and grace. We aim to reflect the teachings of Jesus and the love of God in all we do.

Founded in 1899, the Boston Rescue Mission offers resources that prevent and end homelessness. We support the recovery, health, faith and independence of those who have a history of substance abuse, incarceration, and homelessness. We raise awareness about the root causes of these life risks, and serve everyone with respect, integrity and grace. We aim to reflect the teachings of Jesus and the love of God in all we do.

Financial

four stars

90.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 13.10
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Boston Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boston Rescue Mission (MA) 92.64 four stars
City Rescue Mission, Oklahoma City (OK) 90.50 four stars
Primavera Foundation (AZ) 94.37 four stars
Great Falls Rescue Mission (MT) 90.19 four stars
Charlotte Rescue Mission (NC) 90.03 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,300,953
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,106,030
Total Contributions $4,406,983
   Program Service Revenue $873,947
Total Primary Revenue $5,280,930
   Other Revenue $1,210,537
TOTAL REVENUE $6,491,467
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,902,710
   Administrative Expenses $467,054
   Fundraising Expenses $307,177
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,676,941
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,814,526
   
Net Assets $45,209,294

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
Residential Recovery and Job Readiness Program $2,129,795 73.4%
Community Builder Incubator Program $519,226 17.9%
Safe Haven Program $253,689 8.7%

Ratings History
Boston Rescue Mission has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 92.64 four stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 91.22 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 88.37 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 88.37 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 88.57 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 87.56 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.11 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 91.84 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 94.34 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 88.38 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 78.93 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 88.03 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 09/01/2010 86.93 three stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 89.98 three stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 87.22 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 81.60 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 83.04 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 74.41 two stars
2003-06 09/01/2004 85.93 three 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 04-2104726
Name in IRS Master File BOSTON RESCUE MISSION INC
NTEE Code L41
NTEE Classification Homeless, Temporary Shelter For
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
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, 1932
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$213,571 5.80% John Samaan President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boston Rescue Mission (MA) 92.64 four stars
Rescue Mission Alliance (CA) 91.76 four stars
Wichita Falls Faith Mission (TX) 94.55 four stars
Kokomo Rescue Mission (IN) 88.21 three stars
Rowan Helping Ministries (NC) 89.42 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Boston Rescue Mission
39 Kingston Street
Boston, MA 02111
tel: (617) 338-9000
fax: (617) 482-6623
EIN: 04-2104726

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 120069
Boston, MA 02112

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Board Leadership

Elizabeth Keeley
Chair

CEO

John Samaan
President & CEO

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