Financial Information

Buffalo City Mission is a privately funded, Christian non-denominational, 501(c)3 tax-exempt, nonprofit organization.

The Mission is governed by a godly, compassionate board of directors that understands its responsibility to assure that your contributions are used honorably. We also submit to an annual audit by an independent accounting firm.

Since 1917, due to continued community support the Buffalo City Mission has been able to continue to meet the needs of the poor and homeless through our programs and services. That is why your continued support is greatly needed. All private donations are from individuals, businesses, churches and civic or service organizations within our community.

Our Form 990's and Audited Financial Statements are available for your review in PDF format.
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2008-2009 Form 990 2009 Audited Financial Statements
2009-2010 Form 990 2010 Audited Financial Statements
2010-2011 Form 990 2011 Audited Financial Statements
2011-2012 Form 990 2012 Audited Financial Statements


Proud Member of the
Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability

ECFABuffalo City Mission is a member in good standing of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).  The ECFA is an accreditation agency dedicated to helping Christian ministries earn the public’s trust through adherence to seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship. 

Founded in 1979, it is comprised of over 1,200 evangelical Christian organizations, which qualify for tax-exempt, nonprofit status and receive tax-deductible contributions to support their work.

ECFA’s Standards of Responsible Stewardship focus on board governance, financial transparency, integrity in fund raising and proper use of charity resources.

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