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American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Committed to supporting the educational and professional development of Indigenous North Americans in STEM.

three stars

87.30

4263 Montgomery Blvd. Suite 200
Albuquerque, NM 87109
tel: (505) 765-1052   Web Site
EIN: 73-1023474

Board Leadership
Rick Stephens
Chair

CEO
Sarah EchoHawk
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.30 three stars
  Financial 82.05 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is to substantially increase the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers. Since 1977, AISES has worked to substantially increase American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America representation in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields - as students, professionals, mentors, and leaders. AISES employs a "full circle of support" model that begins with pre-college programs, progresses into collegiate life, and then into the professional years of members and on into retirement.

The mission of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is to substantially increase the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers. Since 1977, AISES has worked to substantially increase American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, First Nations and other indigenous peoples of North America representation in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields - as students, professionals, mentors, and leaders. AISES employs a "full circle of support" model that begins with pre-college programs, progresses into collegiate life, and then into the professional years of members and on into retirement.

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Financial

three stars

82.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
74.7%
  Administrative Expenses 20.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth 20.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Indian Science and Engineering Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Indian Science and Engineering Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (NM) 87.30 three stars
First Nations Development Institute (CO) 97.13 four stars
Native American Heritage Association (SD) 95.88 four stars
Native American Rights Fund (CO) 86.37 three stars
Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program (UT) 91.70 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,241,899
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $114,544
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,043,001
Total Contributions $3,399,444
   Program Service Revenue $388,238
Total Primary Revenue $3,787,682
   Other Revenue $458,367
TOTAL REVENUE $4,246,049
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,047,533
   Administrative Expenses $895,859
   Fundraising Expenses $188,973
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,132,365
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $113,684
   
Net Assets $1,278,065

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
AISES Publishing $1,498,443 49.2%
Conference $861,993 28.3%
Scholarships $518,842 17.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 87.30 three stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 86.99 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 85.05 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 82.86 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 74.76 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 73.97 two stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 70.73 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 69.71 one star
2012-12 12/01/2013 72.48 two stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 85.81 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 73-1023474
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
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 (40) Scholarships (other)
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 September, 1977
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$178,731 4.32% Sarah Echohawk Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (NM) 87.30 three stars
First Nations Development Institute (CO) 97.13 four stars
Native American Rights Fund (CO) 86.37 three stars
Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program (UT) 91.70 four stars
Native American Heritage Association (SD) 95.88 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Indian Science and Engineering Society
4263 Montgomery Blvd.
Suite 200
Albuquerque, NM 87109
tel: (505) 765-1052
fax: (505) 765-5608
EIN: 73-1023474

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Board Leadership

Rick Stephens
Chair

CEO

Sarah EchoHawk
Chief Executive Officer

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