Nashville Rescue Mission

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Nashville Rescue Mission is a Christ-centered community committed to helping the hungry, homeless, and hurting by providing programs and services that focus on a person's entire life-physical, mental, spiritual, emotional, and social. We are devoted to restoring the whole person through a Christian approach that helps the homeless and addicted learn how much God loves them and gain the biblical insight they need to lead a productive life in and for Christ.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Nashville Rescue Mission
639 Lafayette Street
Nashville, TN 37203-4226


Phone: 615-255-2475


Organization details

EIN: 452424130

CEO/President: Rev. Glenn Cranfield

Chairman: Anvil Nelson

Board size: 19

Founder: Dr. Charles Fuller

Ruling year: 2011

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 09/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1988


Nashville Rescue Mission gives life transformational hope to everyone who walks through our doors. It's why we say, "Hope Lives Here!"

Mission statement

Providing hope for today, hope for tomorrow, and hope for eternity to the hungry, homeless, and hurting.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating652 of 1010102 of 159
Fund acquisition rating658 of 1012109 of 159
Resource allocation rating717 of 1012108 of 159
Asset utilization rating365 of 101066 of 159

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$2,215,440$218,437$210,983$305,188$367,532
Short-term investments$2,075$28,990$28,824$27,702$72,754
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$10,891,655$6,123,345$5,680,105$5,121,429$4,114,070
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$10,788,970$10,920,922$11,279,374$11,601,738$12,110,139
Other long-term assets$425,417$423,880$428,104$425,272$419,872
Total long-term assets$11,214,387$11,344,802$11,707,478$12,027,010$12,530,011
Total assets$22,106,042$17,468,147$17,387,583$17,148,439$16,644,081
Payables and accrued expenses$663,961$479,637$510,225$394,842$284,026
Other current liabilities$2,500$15,200$56,002$5,000$49,858
Total current liabilities$666,461$494,837$566,227$399,842$333,884
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$1,038,456$0$0$0$4,365
Total long-term liabilities$1,038,456$0$0$0$4,365
Total liabilities$1,704,917$494,837$566,227$399,842$338,249
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$17,188,082$16,498,054$16,178,129$16,014,875$15,790,460
With donor restrictions$3,213,043$475,256$643,227$733,722$515,372
Net assets$20,401,125$16,973,310$16,821,356$16,748,597$16,305,832
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$18,947,507$14,888,240$14,171,338$14,526,469$14,070,340
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$100,432$116,283$145,179$58,388$64,088
Other revenue($60,839)($69,266)($75,123)($100,316)($67,858)
Total other revenue$39,593$47,017$70,056($41,928)($3,770)
Total revenue$18,987,100$14,935,257$14,241,394$14,484,541$14,066,570
Program services$11,803,568$10,914,131$10,380,290$10,101,775$9,929,047
Management and general$1,270,560$1,291,400$1,397,234$1,202,537$1,256,496
Total expenses$15,560,822$14,779,079$14,171,467$13,880,937$13,726,933
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$3,426,278$156,178$69,927$603,604$339,637
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$3,426,278$156,178$69,927$603,604$339,637


Glenn CranfieldPresident/CEO$212,027
Norman HumberChief of Staff$158,440
Carrie SiqueirosSr. Director of Ministry$125,759

Compensation data as of: 9/30/2020

Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 12/30/2021. To update the information below, please email:


Established in 1954, the Mission first opened its doors to provide food, clothing, and shelter to homeless men in Nashville. In 1968, services were expanded to include women and children. Today, the Mission serves over 800 men, women, and children on a daily basis. We are driven by the desire to share the Gospel, and we strive each day to spread this unending message of hope.

Program accomplishments

212,379 nights of shelter provided in 2020
424,178 meals served throughout 2020
122 families served in 2020