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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

American Indian Services

Providing scholarships, educational programs, opportunity, and hope for Native Americans

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four stars

90.24

3115 East Lion Lane Suite 320
Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121
tel: (801) 375-1777   Web Site
EIN: 87-0477049

Board Leadership
Jay L. Brasher
Acting Board Chair

CEO
Jay L. Brasher
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.24 four stars
  Financial 91.68 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of AIS has been a simple one: to create programs and generate funding that will help Native Americans receive a quality education, while still preserving the culture and honoring the heritage of Native Americans. AIS believes that it is through education that Native Americans will be able to protect their history and culture. Our goal and hope is that as Natives achieve individual success they'll be better able to provide support for their communities and positive change for future generations.

The mission of AIS has been a simple one: to create programs and generate funding that will help Native Americans receive a quality education, while still preserving the culture and honoring the heritage of Native Americans. AIS believes that it is through education that Native Americans will be able to protect their history and culture. Our goal and hope is that as Natives achieve individual success they'll be better able to provide support for their communities and positive change for future generations.

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Financial

four stars

91.68

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.69
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.3%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Indian Services (UT) 90.24 four stars
Central Scholarship (MD) 96.95 four stars
Point Foundation (CA) 90.41 four stars
Columbus Citizens Foundation (NY) 85.20 three stars
Inner-City Scholarship Fund (NY) 88.90 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,331,482
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $860,452
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $217,479
Total Contributions $2,409,413
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,409,413
   Other Revenue $261,629
TOTAL REVENUE $2,671,042
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,775,717
   Administrative Expenses $150,411
   Fundraising Expenses $115,399
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,041,527
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-370,485
   
Net Assets $4,968,126

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 $2,057,042 74.1%
Education to Native American Youth $718,675 25.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 90.24 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 87.87 three stars
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]
Ruling Date February, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Jay Brasher Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$70,455 2.31% Dale Tingey Associate Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Indian Services (UT) 90.24 four stars
National Medical Fellowships (NY) 89.53 three stars
UNCF (DC) 92.00 four stars
Take Stock in Children Palm Beach County (FL) 97.22 four stars
10,000 Degrees (CA) 90.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Indian Services
3115 East Lion Lane
Suite 320
Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121
tel: (801) 375-1777
EIN: 87-0477049

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Board Leadership

Jay L. Brasher
Acting Board Chair

CEO

Jay L. Brasher
Executive Director

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