CityGate Network / Association of Gospel Rescue Missions


Welcoming desperate and destitute people into gospel-powered life transformation since 1906.

Contact information

Mailing address:
CityGate Network
2153 Chuckwagon Rd.
Ste. 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80919


Phone: (719) 266-8300


Organization details

EIN: 550479715

CEO/President: Mr. John Ashmen

Chairman: Mr. Gary Gray

Board size: 15

Founder: Jerry McAuley

Year founded: 1958

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1982


Citygate Network exists to proclaim the passion of Jesus toward the hungry, homeless, abused, and addicted; and to accelerate quality and effectiveness in member missions.

Mission statement

Citygate Network exists to provide the vision, education, training, resources, guidance, representation, and nexus for missions and kindred ministries that are moving people in destitute conditions or desperate situations from human suffering to human flourishing through the process of gospel-powered life transformation.

Statement of faith

The Citygate Network bylaws state that subscription and adherence to the following statement of faith is a prerequisite for membership: We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, ultimately authoritative Word of God. We believe there is one God, eternally existing as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We believe that the Lord Jesus Christ is Deity, that He was born of a virgin, that we are redeemed by His atoning death through His shed blood, that He bodily resurrected and ascended into heaven, and that He will come again in power and great glory. We believe that individuals are saved through a direct, personal encounter with the risen Lord, at which time they are regenerated by the Holy Spirit. We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whom Christ indwells each believer, enabling him or her to live a godly life of obedience as he or she reaches for maturity. We believe the Holy Spirit unites all true believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that together they form one body, the church.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating215 of 61920 of 46
Fund acquisition rating218 of 62019 of 46
Resource allocation rating423 of 62036 of 46
Asset utilization rating144 of 6198 of 46

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$118,505$118,620$129,177$125,365$130,491
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$392,766
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$871,554$1,946,451$1,895,581$1,826,902$1,565,580
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$1,150,719$0$0$0$4,943
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$1,150,719$0$0$0$4,943
Total assets$2,022,273$1,946,451$1,895,581$1,826,902$1,570,523
Payables and accrued expenses$50,574$42,569$31,103$27,041$18,339
Other current liabilities$458,548$438,127$469,057$582,257$502,954
Total current liabilities$509,122$480,696$500,160$609,298$521,293
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$509,122$480,696$500,160$609,298$521,293
Net assets20182017201620152014
Temporarily restricted$159,522$112,344$82,897$55,502$50,662
Permanently restricted$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$1,513,151$1,465,755$1,395,421$1,217,604$1,049,230
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$547,233$551,061$566,694$401,261$258,921
Program service revenue$1,449,863$1,530,607$1,491,262$1,556,223$1,278,052
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$9,343$10,928$10,028$7,247$6,186
Other revenue$50,672$28,115$23,621$31,001$30,603
Total other revenue$1,509,878$1,569,650$1,524,911$1,594,471$1,314,841
Total revenue$2,057,111$2,120,711$2,091,605$1,995,732$1,573,762
Program services$1,488,447$1,750,233$1,639,269$1,513,444$1,257,990
Management and general$487,654$246,944$233,044$273,983$195,373
Total expenses$2,009,715$2,050,377$1,913,788$1,827,358$1,494,548
Change in net assets20182017201620152014
Surplus (deficit)$47,396$70,334$177,817$168,374$79,214
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$47,396$70,334$177,817$168,374$79,214

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Citygate Network was founded in 1913 as the International Union of Gospel Missions.

Program accomplishments

Citygate Network has some 300 members across North America. Each year, Citygate Network members serve approximately 66 million meals, provide more than 20 million nights of shelter and housing, assist some 45,000 people in finding employment, provide clothing to more than 750,000 people, and graduate nearly 17,000 homeless men and women from addiction recovery programs into productive living. The ramification of their work positively influences surrounding communities in countless ways.