Accreditations and Awards

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

Accreditations & Awards


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. 

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.


We joined the 0.5% of the more than 1.8 million U.S. nonprofit organizations on GuideStar by updating our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile to the Gold level. This signifies that we have committed to transparency at the highest level and are proactive in providing information to help our donors make giving decisions.

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. 

American Camping Association

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

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.