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First Nations Development Institute

Strengthening American Indian economies

four stars

97.13

2432 Main Street Second Floor
Longmont, CO 80501
tel: (303) 774-7836   Web Site
EIN: 54-1254491

Board Leadership
Benny Shendo, Jr.
Chairman

CEO
Michael E. Roberts
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.13 four stars
  Financial 95.95 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Through a three-pronged strategy of Educating Grassroots Practitioners, Advocating for Systemic Change, Capitalizing Indian Communities, First Nations Development Institute has been working to restore Native American control and culturally-compatible stewardship of the assets they own - be they land, human potential, cultural heritage, or natural resources - and to establish new assets for ensuring the long-term vitality of Native communities. First Nations serves rural and reservation based Native American communities throughout the United States.

Through a three-pronged strategy of Educating Grassroots Practitioners, Advocating for Systemic Change, Capitalizing Indian Communities, First Nations Development Institute has been working to restore Native American control and culturally-compatible stewardship of the assets they own - be they land, human potential, cultural heritage, or natural resources - and to establish new assets for ensuring the long-term vitality of Native communities. First Nations serves rural and reservation based Native American communities throughout the United States.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Total number of grants awarded
163
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
3,090,180
Number of organizations applying for grants
667
Median grant amount
15,000
Average grant amount
20,210
Number of downloads of the organization's materials and explanations
94,920
Number of people educated through Convenings, Webinars & Conferences
4,765
Number of convenings hosted by the organization
162
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

95.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.11
  Program Expenses Growth 8.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by First Nations Development Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by First Nations Development Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,611,717
   Federated Campaigns $126
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $696,016
Total Contributions $7,307,859
   Program Service Revenue $188,447
Total Primary Revenue $7,496,306
   Other Revenue $247,533
TOTAL REVENUE $7,743,839
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,391,980
   Administrative Expenses $659,349
   Fundraising Expenses $445,384
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,496,713
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $247,126
   
Net Assets $11,175,617

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$178,957 2.38% Michael E. Roberts President

Mission

Through a three-pronged strategy of Educating Grassroots Practitioners, Advocating for Systemic Change, Capitalizing Indian Communities, First Nations Development Institute has been working to restore Native American control and culturally-compatible stewardship of the assets they own - be they land, human potential, cultural heritage, or natural resources - and to establish new assets for ensuring the long-term vitality of Native communities. First Nations serves rural and reservation based Native American communities throughout the United States.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
First Nations Development Institute (CO) 97.13 four stars
Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program (UT) 91.70 four stars
Native American Heritage Association (SD) 95.88 four stars
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (NM) 87.30 three stars
Native American Rights Fund (CO) 86.37 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

First Nations Development Institute
2432 Main Street
Second Floor
Longmont, CO 80501
tel: (303) 774-7836
fax: (303) 774-7841
EIN: 54-1254491

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Board Leadership

Benny Shendo, Jr.
Chairman

CEO

Michael E. Roberts
President