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Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program

Creating a bridge of hope between Native Americans and other cultures

four stars

94.72

328 West Gregson Avenue Salt Lake City, UT 84115
tel: (435) 649-0535   Web Site
EIN: 87-0490211

Board Leadership
John C. Burrow
Board Chair

CEO
Linda A. Myers
Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.72 four stars
  Financial 92.54 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

92.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
82.0%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.51
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program (UT) 94.72 four stars
Native American Rights Fund (CO) 92.75 four stars
Soaring Eagle (MT) 85.63 three stars
First Nations Development Institute (CO) 96.66 four stars
Native American Heritage Association (SD) 92.92 four stars

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The Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program supports the traditional Elders who live in the cultural and spiritual traditions of The Dine' (Navajo) People. Most live in remote portions of the Dine's reservation. The Program provides food, simple medicines, clothing, fabric and yarns to help these Elders live on the land in their traditional lifestyle. As they have become elderly, it has become more difficult for them to support themselves on the Land in their traditional ways. The Program supports 500 traditional Elders who live in the Northern portion of Arizona and Southern Utah.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,022,140
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,000
Total Contributions $1,027,140
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,027,140
   Other Revenue $77,482
TOTAL REVENUE $1,104,622
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $894,595
   Administrative Expenses $125,074
   Fundraising Expenses $62,185
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,081,854
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $22,768
   
Net Assets $538,880

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Elder Support Activities $788,696 88.2%
Facilitate Rug Weaving and Provide an Outlet for Sale $105,899 11.8%

Ratings History
Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 94.72 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.09 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 88.46 three stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 93.07 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 92.17 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 90.74 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 92.15 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 82.16 three stars
2009-12 12/23/2011 85.47 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.36 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 86.33 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 95.93 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 92.36 four stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 93.59 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 93.68 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 87-0490211
Name in IRS Master File ADOPT-A-NATIVE-ELDER
NTEE Code P99
NTEE Classification Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$70,000 6.47% Linda A. Myers Executive Director

The Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program supports the traditional Elders who live in the cultural and spiritual traditions of The Dine' (Navajo) People. Most live in remote portions of the Dine's reservation. The Program provides food, simple medicines, clothing, fabric and yarns to help these Elders live on the land in their traditional lifestyle. As they have become elderly, it has become more difficult for them to support themselves on the Land in their traditional ways. The Program supports 500 traditional Elders who live in the Northern portion of Arizona and Southern Utah.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program (UT) 94.72 four stars
Native American Heritage Association (SD) 92.92 four stars
Native American Rights Fund (CO) 92.75 four stars
First Nations Development Institute (CO) 96.66 four stars
Soaring Eagle (MT) 85.63 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program
328 West Gregson Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
tel: (435) 649-0535
fax: (435) 649-8136
EIN: 87-0490211

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Board Leadership

John C. Burrow
Board Chair

CEO

Linda A. Myers
Director

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