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Human Services : Rescue Missions

Santa Barbara Rescue Mission

Rebuilding Broken Lives

three stars

84.35

535 East Yanonali Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103
tel: (805) 966-1316   Web Site
EIN: 95-6134271

Board Leadership
Joyce McCullough
Chair

CEO
Rolf Geyling
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.35 three stars
  Financial 78.24 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Santa Barbara Rescue Mission (SBRM) is a ministry of Christian people bringing physical, emotional, educational and spiritual resources to men, women and children in need, particularly those struggling with addictions. Since our founding in 1965, we have grown into an organization that provides immediate help--in the form of food and shelter 365 nights a year to those with no place else to go. SBRM provides lasting hope in our 12-month residential recovery program for men and women desiring to break free from cycles of addiction, poverty, homelessness and crime. This care is given by an exceptional staff, most of whom have been there and bear witness to the fact that God's love can rebuild lives and transform even the most desperate circumstances.

The Santa Barbara Rescue Mission (SBRM) is a ministry of Christian people bringing physical, emotional, educational and spiritual resources to men, women and children in need, particularly those struggling with addictions. Since our founding in 1965, we have grown into an organization that provides immediate help--in the form of food and shelter 365 nights a year to those with no place else to go. SBRM provides lasting hope in our 12-month residential recovery program for men and women desiring to break free from cycles of addiction, poverty, homelessness and crime. This care is given by an exceptional staff, most of whom have been there and bear witness to the fact that God's love can rebuild lives and transform even the most desperate circumstances.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: Homeless Guest Services
Program Name: Homeless Guest Services

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Santa Barbara Rescue Mission provides people experiencing homelessness with a temporary place to stay.
Impact Statement
$10 provides a night of shelter for a person experiencing homelessness.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of emergency shelters are based on the cost of providing a night of shelter relative to the Fair Market Rent in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 200% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 400%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the threshold for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Santa Barbara Rescue Mission.
Data Source
We look for self-reported shelter nights. If we cannot find this information we estimate it using HIC data.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the provision of shelter by one nonprofit does not diminish the provision of shelter by any other (neighboring) nonprofit. We also assume there is, in general, no slack capacity in the homeless shelter system. In the absence of a given shelter, beneficiaries would not be able to stay at another shelter because other shelters are assumed to have no beds to spare. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published on November 22, 2019.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

78.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
67.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.21
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Santa Barbara Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Santa Barbara Rescue Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Santa Barbara Rescue Mission (CA) 84.35 three stars
City Union Mission, Inc. (MO) 100.00 four stars
Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities (MN) 85.13 three stars
Manos De Cristo (TX) 90.63 four stars
Christian HELP Foundation (FL) 86.46 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,264,146
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $302,844
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,566,990
   Program Service Revenue $71,942
Total Primary Revenue $3,638,932
   Other Revenue $-1,112,017
TOTAL REVENUE $2,526,915
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,044,173
   Administrative Expenses $379,303
   Fundraising Expenses $735,234
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,158,710
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-631,795
   
Net Assets $10,289,526

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
Men's Treatment Program $880,031 43.1%
Homeless Guest Services $554,910 27.1%
Women's Residential Treatment Program $520,509 25.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 02/01/2021 84.35 three stars
2018-09 03/01/2020 83.56 three stars
2017-09 11/01/2019 85.20 three stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 82.66 three stars
2015-09 04/01/2017 83.66 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 83.86 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 86.46 three stars
2013-09 02/01/2015 78.94 two stars
2012-09 07/01/2013 83.17 three stars
2011-09 10/01/2012 80.68 three stars
2010-09 12/23/2011 85.69 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 84.75 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/22/2010 82.18 three stars
2008-09 12/01/2009 79.92 two stars
2007-09 10/01/2008 70.52 two stars
2006-09 10/01/2007 81.83 three stars
2005-09 10/01/2006 82.38 three stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 82.66 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 95-6134271
Name in IRS Master File SANTA BARBARA RESCUE MISSION
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 (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
(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 May, 1966
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$63,831 2.02% Rolf Geyling Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$70,911 2.24% Timmothy Molloy Finance Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Santa Barbara Rescue Mission (CA) 84.35 three stars
Whosoever Gospel Mission (PA) 89.08 three stars
Rowan Helping Ministries (NC) 89.42 three stars
Peoria Rescue Ministries (IL) 93.72 four stars
MUST Ministries (GA) 90.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Santa Barbara Rescue Mission
535 East Yanonali Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
tel: (805) 966-1316
fax: (805) 966-7495
EIN: 95-6134271

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Board Leadership

Joyce McCullough
Chair

CEO

Rolf Geyling
President

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