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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Four Bands Community Fund

The place to grow

four stars

94.14

101 South Main Street Eagle Butte, SD 57625
tel: (605) 964-3687   Web Site
EIN: 46-0456528

Board Leadership
Kirk Beyer
Board Chair

CEO
Lakota Mowrer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.14 four stars
  Financial 95.58 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

95.58

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.22
  Program Expenses Growth 8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Four Bands Community Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Four Bands Community Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Four Bands Community Fund (SD) 94.14 four stars
ACCION New Mexico (NM) 93.98 four stars
Goodcity (IL) 90.85 four stars
Hebrew Free Loan Society (NY) 88.55 three stars
Women's Business Development Center (IL) 91.16 four stars

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Four Bands Community Fund was founded in 2000 and has grown to be the leading organization on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in the areas of small business training and lending, entrepreneurship education, and financial literacy. Four Bands also provides services for youth-sowing the seeds to encourage private business ownership and financial literacy at an early age.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $527,070
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $324,890
Total Contributions $851,960
   Program Service Revenue $421,035
Total Primary Revenue $1,272,995
   Other Revenue $10,661
TOTAL REVENUE $1,283,656
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,448,427
   Administrative Expenses $210,477
   Fundraising Expenses $41,870
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,700,774
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-417,118
   
Net Assets $5,614,926

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
Assist Entrepreneurs $1,448,427 100.0%

Ratings History
Four Bands Community Fund has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 94.14 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 94.93 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 87.77 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 90.00 four 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 46-0456528
Name in IRS Master File FOUR BANDS COMMUNITY FUND INC
NTEE Code S30
NTEE Classification Economic Development
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 June, 2000
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
$65,455 3.84% Lakota Mowrer Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$93,770 5.51% Tanya Fiddler Former Executive Director

Four Bands Community Fund was founded in 2000 and has grown to be the leading organization on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in the areas of small business training and lending, entrepreneurship education, and financial literacy. Four Bands also provides services for youth-sowing the seeds to encourage private business ownership and financial literacy at an early age.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Four Bands Community Fund (SD) 94.14 four stars
Goodcity (IL) 90.85 four stars
ACCION New Mexico (NM) 93.98 four stars
Commonwealth (MA) 92.22 four stars
Hebrew Free Loan of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 95.90 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Four Bands Community Fund
101 South Main Street
Eagle Butte, SD 57625
tel: (605) 964-3687
fax: (605) 964-3689
EIN: 46-0456528

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 932
Eagle Butte, SD 57625

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Board Leadership

Kirk Beyer
Board Chair

CEO

Lakota Mowrer
Executive Director

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