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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

American Indian Services

Providing scholarships, opportunity, and hope for Native Americans

three stars

88.04

3115 East Lion Lane Suite 320
Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121
tel: (801) 374-1777   Web Site
EIN: 87-0477049

Board Leadership
Bob Nilsen
President

CEO
Jay L. Brasher
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.04 three stars
  Financial 92.21 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

92.21

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 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)
90.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.82
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Indian Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Indian Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Indian Services (UT) 88.04 three stars
Mitchell Institute (ME) 91.88 four stars
Central Scholarship (MD) 92.72 four stars
Children's Scholarship Fund (NY) 91.16 four stars
ACCESS College Foundation (VA) 92.87 four stars

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American Indian Services makes educational opportunities possible for qualifying Native American students who otherwise could not afford it. We provide more than 2300 scholarships annually. Students qualify for participation based on academic merit as well as financial need. The Result: Native American graduates who will lead their tribal communities into a hopeful future.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,288,845
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $972,185
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $168,545
Total Contributions $2,429,575
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,429,575
   Other Revenue $-622,673
TOTAL REVENUE $1,806,902
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,577,503
   Administrative Expenses $169,538
   Fundraising Expenses $165,925
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,912,966
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,106,064
   
Net Assets $5,121,005

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
Scholarships $2,090,615 81.1%
Education to Native American Youth $486,888 18.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 88.04 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.56 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 86.54 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 86.45 three stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 85.07 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 87-0477049
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN INDIAN SERVICES
NTEE Code P84
NTEE Classification Ethnic, Immigrant Centers, Services
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 which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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]
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
None reported -- Jay Brasher Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$58,853 2.02% Dale Tingey Associate Director

American Indian Services makes educational opportunities possible for qualifying Native American students who otherwise could not afford it. We provide more than 2300 scholarships annually. Students qualify for participation based on academic merit as well as financial need. The Result: Native American graduates who will lead their tribal communities into a hopeful future.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Indian Services (UT) 88.04 three stars
The Posse Foundation (NY) 91.52 four stars
Thurgood Marshall College Fund (DC) 94.69 four stars
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (VA) 88.85 three stars
ACCESS College Foundation (VA) 92.87 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Indian Services
3115 East Lion Lane
Suite 320
Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121
tel: (801) 374-1777
EIN: 87-0477049

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Board Leadership

Bob Nilsen
President

CEO

Jay L. Brasher
Executive Director

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