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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

American Indian College Fund

Education is the Answer

three stars

88.36

8333 Greenwood Boulevard Denver, CO 80221
tel: (800) 776-3863   Web Site
EIN: 52-1573446

Board Leadership
Dr. David Yarlott, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Cheryl Crazy Bull
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.36 three stars
  Financial 83.82 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships, internships opportunities, and other life skills and career readiness support to American Indian students. An education is often the difference between a happy, healthy, and self-sustaining productive life and one that is not. Approximately 13% of American Indians have a college degree, well below the national average. To strengthen our country as a whole, the American Indian College Fund seeks to strengthen native communities by empowering native people with skills, knowledge, and experience. The American Indian College Fund directly supports over 4,000 American Indian students annually, and thousands more through indirect services and support.

The American Indian College Fund provides scholarships, internships opportunities, and other life skills and career readiness support to American Indian students. An education is often the difference between a happy, healthy, and self-sustaining productive life and one that is not. Approximately 13% of American Indians have a college degree, well below the national average. To strengthen our country as a whole, the American Indian College Fund seeks to strengthen native communities by empowering native people with skills, knowledge, and experience. The American Indian College Fund directly supports over 4,000 American Indian students annually, and thousands more through indirect services and support.

Financial

three stars

83.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
73.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.04
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Indian College Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Indian College Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Indian College Fund (CO) 88.36 three stars
North Carolina Agricultural Foundation (NC) 94.73 four stars
10,000 Degrees (CA) 90.23 four stars
NBCC Foundation (NC) 87.14 three stars
Page Education Foundation (MN) 88.72 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,918,176
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $218,725
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $21,136,901
   Program Service Revenue $15,467
Total Primary Revenue $21,152,368
   Other Revenue $1,137,008
TOTAL REVENUE $22,289,376
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,822,717
   Administrative Expenses $1,538,568
   Fundraising Expenses $5,068,608
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $24,429,893
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,140,517
   
Net Assets $76,038,735

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 & Grants $16,764,475 94.1%
Public Education $1,058,242 5.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 88.36 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 90.54 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 90.36 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 90.17 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 87.79 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 84.73 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 80.93 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 88.85 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 92.51 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 93.44 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 92.93 four stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 93.02 four stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 77.40 two stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 82.53 three stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 65.00 one star
2004-12 12/01/2005 83.73 three stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 75.19 two stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 88.12 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 90.52 four stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 93.28 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 52-1573446
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN INDIAN COLLEGE FUND
NTEE Code B11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (40) Scholarships (other)
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, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$252,622 1.03% Cheryl Crazy Bull President, CEO

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American Indian College Fund (CO) 88.36 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

American Indian College Fund
8333 Greenwood Boulevard
Denver, CO 80221
tel: (800) 776-3863
fax: (303) 426-1200
EIN: 52-1573446

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 172449
Denver, CO 80217

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Board Leadership

Dr. David Yarlott, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Cheryl Crazy Bull
President, CEO

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