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Native American Heritage Association

Helping Native Americans living on the tribal reservations in South Dakota

four stars

96.46

12085 Quaal Road Black Hawk, SD 57718
tel: (540) 636-1020   Web Site
EIN: 46-0414390

Board Leadership
Pamela J. Myers
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Pamela J. Myers
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Native American Heritage Association (NAHA) is dedicated to helping Native Americans living on the tribal reservations in South Dakota. The state of South Dakota is home to some of America's most scenic landscapes, the Badlands, and also the home to the poorest people in our nation. NAHA supports the Sioux people through medical, food, fuel, and clothing programs.

The Native American Heritage Association (NAHA) is dedicated to helping Native Americans living on the tribal reservations in South Dakota. The state of South Dakota is home to some of America's most scenic landscapes, the Badlands, and also the home to the poorest people in our nation. NAHA supports the Sioux people through medical, food, fuel, and clothing programs.

Impact & Results Score

Score
100/100
Program Name: NAHA Emergency Food Relief
Program Name: NAHA Emergency Food Relief

Note: The Impact & Results score currently has no effect on the nonprofit's Star Rating.

The Impact & Results score is a measure of how well a nonprofit delivers on its stated mission. To issue a score, Charity Navigator estimates the actual impact the nonprofit has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact. Learn more about our Impact & Results methodology here.

Program Activities
Native American Heritage Association provides groceries to beneficiaries.
Impact Statement
$0.50 provides a meal to a person in need.
Assessment Benchmark
Impact & Results scores of food distribution programs are based on the cost of a meal relative to the cost that a food-secure person incurs to buy a meal in that county. Programs receive an Impact & Results score of 100 if they are less than 75% the cost of a meal and a score of 75 if they are less than 125%. If a nonprofit reports impact but doesn't meet the benchmark for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 50.
Methodology
ImpactMatters analyzed publicly available data to rate the cost-effectiveness of Native American Heritage Association.
Data Source
Outcome data collected during the program. Native American Heritage Association publicly reports the amount of food it provides.
Method for Attributing Outcomes
We assume that the distribution of a meal from one nonprofit's food distribution program does not diminish the amount of food distributed by any other (neighboring) food distribution program. This “counterfactual” assumption about the amount of food distributed in the absence of Native American Heritage Association’s food distribution program implies that the benefit of a meal to a beneficiary in need constitutes a net gain; the gain is not offset by reductions in food provided to other beneficiaries in need. We therefore set the counterfactual to zero.
Details
Analysis conducted by ImpactMatters and published in August, 2020.
This impact information is current as of September 2020, when it was provided to us by ImpactMatters. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
97.2%
  Administrative Expenses 1.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth 17.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Native American Heritage Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Native American Heritage Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Native American Heritage Association (SD) 96.46 four stars
Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program (UT) 97.32 four stars
Native American Rights Fund (CO) 86.37 three stars
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (NM) 91.35 four stars
First Nations Development Institute (CO) 94.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $68,981,937
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $841,750
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $69,823,687
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $69,823,687
   Other Revenue $300,140
TOTAL REVENUE $70,123,827
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $67,504,391
   Administrative Expenses $656,660
   Fundraising Expenses $1,119,746
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $69,280,797
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $843,030
   
Net Assets $15,080,221

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
Distribution of New Clothes and Household Items $57,914,520 85.8%
Distribution of Food $7,331,051 10.9%
Distribution of Secondhand Clothing $2,041,405 3.0%

Ratings History
Native American Heritage Association has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 09/01/2020 96.46 four stars
2018-08 08/01/2019 95.88 four stars
2017-08 05/01/2018 92.92 four stars
2016-08 05/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2015-08 06/01/2016 91.16 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 08/01/2015 90.29 four stars
2013-08 07/01/2014 95.09 four stars
2012-08 05/01/2013 95.95 four stars
2011-08 06/01/2012 96.03 four stars
2010-08 10/01/2011 96.57 four stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 70.10 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-08 06/01/2011 95.16 four stars
2009-08 05/01/2010 93.87 four stars
2008-08 05/01/2009 94.30 four stars
2007-08 06/01/2008 94.39 four stars
2006-08 06/01/2007 96.82 four stars
2005-08 05/01/2006 96.62 four stars
2004-08 04/01/2005 94.15 four stars
2002-12 10/01/2003 84.48 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 61.13 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 46-0414390
Name in IRS Master File NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
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 July, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$155,789 0.22% Pamela Myers President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Native American Heritage Association (SD) 96.46 four stars
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (NM) 91.35 four stars
Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program (UT) 97.32 four stars
First Nations Development Institute (CO) 94.71 four stars
Native American Rights Fund (CO) 86.37 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Native American Heritage Association
12085 Quaal Road
Black Hawk, SD 57718
tel: (540) 636-1020
fax: (540) 636-1464
EIN: 46-0414390

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 512
Rapid City, SD 57709

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Board Leadership

Pamela J. Myers
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Pamela J. Myers
President

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