Redeemer City to City

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Redeemer City to City (CTC) is a non-profit organization that prayerfully recruits, trains, coaches and resources leaders who cultivate gospel movements in global cities primarily through church planting. CTC is based in New York City and works in over 75 global cities throughout Africa, Asia, Australia, North America, Latin America, the Middle East and Europe. CTC's core competencies are urban church planting, leadership development and content creation. All of this is done to help bring the gospel of Jesus Christ to cities.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Redeemer City to City
57 W. 57th Street
4th Floor
New York, NY 10019


Phone: 212-871-1815

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 383773431

CEO/President: Steve Shackelford

Chairman: Tim Keller

Board size: 8

Founder: Tim Keller and Redeemer Presbyterian Church

Ruling year: 2008

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2018


CTC's vision is to see the gospel of Jesus Christ transform lives and impact cities. As cities grow, CTC's work is more crucial with each passing year. We prayerfully help leaders start and strengthen churches to advance the gospel together in their city.

Everything we do-provide training resources, publish material, coach church planters, teach churches to embed faith and work training into their discipleship rhythms, and encourage leaders to connect and collaborate across denominational lines-all of this and more is done with the desire and prayer that God would move mightily, cities would be deeply impacted, and powerful gospel movements would sweep the globe.

Mission statement

The mission of City to City is to help leaders start and strengthen churches to advance the gospel together in their city and develop and deliver content.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Leadership Training

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating681 of 107717 of 23
Fund acquisition rating889 of 107820 of 23
Resource allocation rating836 of 107819 of 23
Asset utilization rating144 of 10773 of 23

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$317,666$231,002$297,890$412,547$244,871
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$6,041,986$8,407,939$8,338,864$9,167,408$9,608,226
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$11,671$58,928$71,570$63,287$78,408
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$11,671$58,928$71,570$63,287$78,408
Total assets$6,053,657$8,466,867$8,410,434$9,230,695$9,686,634
Payables and accrued expenses$781,753$510,607$605,583$1,065,612$569,060
Other current liabilities$2,000$14,523$3,083$0$13,000
Total current liabilities$783,753$525,130$608,666$1,065,612$582,060
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$228,026$421,777$324,172$69,616$626,675
Total long-term liabilities$228,026$421,777$324,172$69,616$626,675
Total liabilities$1,011,779$946,907$932,838$1,135,228$1,208,735
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$2,051,762$1,417,623$3,281,971$4,672,781$5,382,703
With donor restrictions$2,990,116$6,102,337$4,195,625$3,422,686$3,095,196
Net assets$5,041,878$7,519,960$7,477,596$8,095,467$8,477,899
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$13,904,692$7,721,076$13,689,429$10,745,246$9,025,895
Program service revenue$260,505$65,926$345,565$92,350$55,316
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$4,800$10,580$12,468$26,086$48,814
Other revenue$79,901$29,897$89,013$118,112$81,862
Total other revenue$345,206$106,403$447,046$236,548$185,992
Total revenue$14,249,898$7,827,479$14,136,475$10,981,794$9,211,887
Program services$12,501,465$5,583,579$10,726,901$8,174,581$6,203,901
Management and general$2,220,974$989,614$1,939,660$1,353,328$642,418
Total expenses$16,733,776$7,783,174$14,750,153$11,364,226$7,871,272
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)($2,483,878)$44,305($613,678)($382,432)$1,340,615
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($2,483,878)$44,305($613,678)($382,432)$1,340,615


Tim KellerChairman$406,025
Steve ShackelfordPresident, Chief Executive Officer$303,293
Curt YeoVP - Operations$237,240
Douglas ThorsonSr. Director - Partner Engagement$202,866
Mai Hariu-PowellExecutive Director - NY Project$196,886
Clay CookVP Advancement$184,321
Kimberly HuntVP - People & Culture$180,434

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2020

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 1/6/2023. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


CTC was co-founded and is chaired by Tim Keller. After transitioning out of his position as senior pastor at Redeemer Presbyterian Church, Tim moved into a full-time role with CTC, focusing on ministry in global cities like Johannesburg, Mumbai, London, Sao Paulo and New York City. He and CTC's global leaders work together to invest in and pass along what they have learned to a new generation of ministry leaders. Through these endeavors, CTC helps build for and propel movements of the gospel in affiliate networks around the globe.

Program accomplishments

Cumulative Impact:
978 churches started
79,149 people impacted