Human Services : Rescue Missions

Buffalo City Mission

Restoring lives since 1917

three stars

83.28

100 East Tupper Street Buffalo, NY 14203
tel: (716) 854-8181   Web Site
EIN: 16-0743965

Board Leadership
Paul Kazmierczak
President

CEO
Stuart Harper
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.28 three stars
  Financial 76.36 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1917, Buffalo City Mission exists to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the poor through the demonstration of the love and preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Buffalo City Mission's vision is to restore hope to the homeless and hurting of Western New York. We provide emergency shelter and nourishing meals to thousands of homeless men, women and children. With the strengths of our Men's Center and our new state-of-the-art shelter for women and children, Cornerstone Manor, Buffalo City Mission provides comprehensive recovery programs to help homeless men, women and children rebuild stable, healthy, productive lives. We will continue to expand our services and develop innovative programs as the complexities of homelessness change.

Founded in 1917, Buffalo City Mission exists to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the poor through the demonstration of the love and preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Buffalo City Mission's vision is to restore hope to the homeless and hurting of Western New York. We provide emergency shelter and nourishing meals to thousands of homeless men, women and children. With the strengths of our Men's Center and our new state-of-the-art shelter for women and children, Cornerstone Manor, Buffalo City Mission provides comprehensive recovery programs to help homeless men, women and children rebuild stable, healthy, productive lives. We will continue to expand our services and develop innovative programs as the complexities of homelessness change.

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Financial

two stars

76.36

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
70.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.37
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Buffalo City Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Buffalo City Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,325,849
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $401,681
Total Contributions $12,727,530
   Program Service Revenue $595,939
Total Primary Revenue $13,323,469
   Other Revenue $454,987
TOTAL REVENUE $13,778,456
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,445,792
   Administrative Expenses $603,700
   Fundraising Expenses $2,241,878
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,291,370
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,487,086
   
Net Assets $12,394,095

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,617 1.33% Stuart Harper Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1917, Buffalo City Mission exists to meet the spiritual and practical needs of the poor through the demonstration of the love and preaching of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Buffalo City Mission's vision is to restore hope to the homeless and hurting of Western New York. We provide emergency shelter and nourishing meals to thousands of homeless men, women and children. With the strengths of our Men's Center and our new state-of-the-art shelter for women and children, Cornerstone Manor, Buffalo City Mission provides comprehensive recovery programs to help homeless men, women and children rebuild stable, healthy, productive lives. We will continue to expand our services and develop innovative programs as the complexities of homelessness change.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Buffalo City Mission (NY) 83.28 three stars
Grace Centers of Hope (MI) 93.67 four stars
Great Falls Rescue Mission (MT) 90.19 four stars
San Diego Rescue Mission (CA) 85.41 three stars
Shelter KC: A Kansas City Rescue Mission (MO) 93.97 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Buffalo City Mission
100 East Tupper Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
tel: (716) 854-8181
EIN: 16-0743965

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Board Leadership

Paul Kazmierczak
President

CEO

Stuart Harper
Executive Director