Accreditations and Awards

With your support, The Bowery Mission is becoming recognized as one of New York City’s top nonprofit organizations.

ACA, American Camping Association

American Camping Association

By achieving near-perfect scores in seven different areas, Mont Lawn Camp is one of 2,400 accredited camps nationwide.

ARGM, Association of Gospel Rescue Missions

Association of Gospel Rescue Missions

By scoring well in a review of 496 standards, The Bowery Mission became an accredited rescue mission, an honor earned by less than 25% of the 275 rescue missions nationwide.

Bank of America: Neighborhood Builders

Bank of America: Neighborhood Builders

Winner of Neighborhood Builders Award.

Better Business Bureau

Better Business Bureau

We met all 20 Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance Standards for charity accountability, becoming one of only 240 BBB seal-holding charities in New York City.

Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator

We are rated a three-star charity, receiving the highest rating (four stars) in Accountability and Transparency.

EFCA Accredited

ECFA

We are a 28-year member in good standing of ECFA, assuring you that we adhere to the highest standards of Christian stewardship and ethical financial practices.

Excellence in Giving, Committed to Transparency

Excellence in Giving

By communicating detailed and up to date financial and impact information, we were recognized by Excellence in Giving with a "Commitment to Transparency" seal.

GuideStar

Guidestar

We were one of the first 500 organizations to reach the GuideStar Platinum standard, the highest level of transparency.

Hope For New York

Hope For New York

As an affiliate of Hope for New York, we are part of a community of over 40 organizations selected to receive volunteer and financial resources to effectively and holistically serve the poor and marginalized of New York City.