Disable all preview features

Arts, Culture, Humanities : Museums

Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation

Never forget your dreams

three stars

83.41

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

Board Leadership
Steven Helmers
Chairman

CEO
Monique Ziolkowski
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.41 three stars
  Financial 77.62 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

two stars

77.62

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
62.0%
  Administrative Expenses 21.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.54
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.1%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation (SD) 83.41 three stars
Studio Museum in Harlem (NY) 88.82 three stars
National Museum of Mexican Art (IL) 86.96 three stars
The African American Museum in Philadelphia (PA) 85.38 three stars
Museum of Danish America (IA) 86.64 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,482,148
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,482,148
   Program Service Revenue $4,606,531
Total Primary Revenue $9,088,679
   Other Revenue $601,547
TOTAL REVENUE $9,690,226
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,335,872
   Administrative Expenses $1,414,566
   Fundraising Expenses $1,048,846
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,799,284
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,890,942
   
Net Assets $80,496,231

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 $4,335,872 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 12/01/2020 83.41 three stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$200,000 2.94% Monique Ziolkowski CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$200,000 2.94% Jadwiga Ziolkowski CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation (SD) 83.41 three stars
Museum of Danish America (IA) 86.64 three stars
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library (IA) 87.52 three stars
Springfield Library and Museums Association (MA) 86.12 three stars
National Museum of Mexican Art (IL) 86.96 three stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

This charity has an official representative registered with Charity Navigator.

Charity Contact Info

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

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Steven Helmers
Chairman

CEO

Monique Ziolkowski
CEO

Join Our Mailing List

Join over 400,000 other informed givers and get updates on charity ratings, new features, hot topics, and tips for donating.