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Human Services : Homeless Services

Boston Rescue Mission

Transforming Lives at Risk Since 1899

three stars

88.37

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 88.37 three stars
  Financial 84.05 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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. At the Boston Rescue Mission, our programs and services focus a great deal on preventing homelessness. Our range of services also strives to meet the needs of a population of female ex-offenders. The goal of this re-entry program is to reduce recidivism, increase public safety, and help female ex-offenders to re-enter society as independent women living fulfilling and crime-free lives.

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. At the Boston Rescue Mission, our programs and services focus a great deal on preventing homelessness. Our range of services also strives to meet the needs of a population of female ex-offenders. The goal of this re-entry program is to reduce recidivism, increase public safety, and help female ex-offenders to re-enter society as independent women living fulfilling and crime-free lives.

Financial

three stars

84.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.25
  Program Expenses Growth -1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.0%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boston Rescue Mission (MA) 88.37 three stars
Christian Service Center for Central Florida (FL) 85.31 three stars
Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries (MI) 90.90 four stars
Restore Hope Ministries (OK) 91.51 four stars
People's City Mission (NE) 92.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,404,316
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,467,365
Total Contributions $3,871,681
   Program Service Revenue $661,293
Total Primary Revenue $4,532,974
   Other Revenue $565,373
TOTAL REVENUE $5,098,347
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,706,175
   Administrative Expenses $158,983
   Fundraising Expenses $404,184
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,269,342
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,829,005
   
Net Assets $31,342,189

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 $1,943,207 71.8%
Community Builder Incubator Program $493,023 18.2%
Safe Haven Program $269,945 10.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$185,455 5.67% Rev. John Samaan President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Boston Rescue Mission (MA) 88.37 three stars
Grace Centers of Hope (MI) 89.40 three stars
Hope Clinic (MI) 90.94 four stars
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Dallas Life Foundation (TX) 98.00 four 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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