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Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation

Never forget your dreams

three stars

81.20

12151 Avenue of the Chiefs Crazy Horse, SD 57730
tel: (605) 673-4681   Web Site
EIN: 46-0220678

Board Leadership
Joe Dobbs
Chairman

CEO
Jadwiga Ziolkowski & Monique Ziolkowski
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.20 three stars
  Financial 74.36 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation is to protect and preserve the culture, tradition, and living heritage of the North American Indians. The Foundation demonstrates its commitment to this endeavor by following these objectives: Continuing the progress on the world's largest sculptural undertaking by carving a Memorial of Lakota leader Crazy Horse; Providing educational and cultural programming to encourage harmony and reconciliation among all peoples and nations; Acting as a repository for Native American artifacts, arts, and crafts through the Indian Museum of North America and the Native American Educational and Cultural Center; and Establishing and operating the Indian University of North America, and when practical, a medical training center for American Indians.

The mission of Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation is to protect and preserve the culture, tradition, and living heritage of the North American Indians. The Foundation demonstrates its commitment to this endeavor by following these objectives: Continuing the progress on the world's largest sculptural undertaking by carving a Memorial of Lakota leader Crazy Horse; Providing educational and cultural programming to encourage harmony and reconciliation among all peoples and nations; Acting as a repository for Native American artifacts, arts, and crafts through the Indian Museum of North America and the Native American Educational and Cultural Center; and Establishing and operating the Indian University of North America, and when practical, a medical training center for American Indians.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of Volksmarch participants
10,371
Pounds of food donated to local food shelves in lieu of admission costs
36,765
Total number of guided tours given
910
Total number of awarded residencies
5
Total number of performances
573
Number of children given free presents through Pine Ridge Christmas Fund
128
Total number of Native artists participating in cultural programming
81
This impact information is current as of January 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

74.36

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
62.6%
  Administrative Expenses 21.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.72
  Program Expenses Growth 1.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation (SD) 81.20 three stars
National Museum of Mexican Art (IL) 89.73 three stars
The Jewish Museum (NY) 87.70 three stars
The African American Museum in Philadelphia (PA) 85.45 three stars
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage (OH) 85.35 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,333,090
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,333,090
   Program Service Revenue $4,802,361
Total Primary Revenue $12,135,451
   Other Revenue $434,641
TOTAL REVENUE $12,570,092
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,232,905
   Administrative Expenses $1,415,251
   Fundraising Expenses $1,214,670
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,862,826
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,707,266
   
Net Assets $77,596,321

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
Crazy Horse Sculpture Carving $4,232,905 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 11/01/2019 81.20 three 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 46-0220678
Name in IRS Master File CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL FOUNDATION
NTEE Code A85
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (64) Commemorative event (centennial, festival, pageant, etc.)
(59) Other school related activities
(923) Indians (tribes, cultures, etc.)
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 November, 1949
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$162,885 2.37% Monique Ziolkowski CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$163,633 2.38% Laurie Becvar COO & President
$162,885 2.37% Jadwiga Ziolkowski CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation (SD) 81.20 three stars
Studio Museum in Harlem (NY) 88.82 three stars
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage (OH) 85.35 three stars
The Jewish Museum (NY) 87.70 three stars
Springfield Library and Museums Association (MA) 87.60 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation
12151 Avenue of the Chiefs
Crazy Horse, SD 57730
tel: (605) 673-4681
EIN: 46-0220678

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Board Leadership

Joe Dobbs
Chairman

CEO

Jadwiga Ziolkowski & Monique Ziolkowski
CEO

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