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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

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

Better Business Bureau

We met all 20 Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance Standards for charity accountability.

Charity Navigator

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

Citygate Network

By scoring well in a review of 478 standards, The Bowery Mission became a Citygate accredited certified excellent rescue mission, putting us in the top 11% of 288 member rescue missions nationwide.

EFCA Accredited

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.


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

Hope For New York

As an affiliate of Hope for New York, we are part of a community of over 50 organizations selected to receive volunteer and financial resources to effectively and holistically serve New Yorkers in need.