Human Services : Social Services

First Nations Development Institute

Strengthening American Indian economies

four stars

96.65

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 96.65 four stars
  Financial 97.47 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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.

Financial

four stars

97.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 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)
84.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.43
  Program Expenses Growth 13.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.6%
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 $6,469,056
   Federated Campaigns $4,530
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $458,658
Total Contributions $6,932,244
   Program Service Revenue $254,631
Total Primary Revenue $7,186,875
   Other Revenue $207,990
TOTAL REVENUE $7,394,865
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,129,144
   Administrative Expenses $508,178
   Fundraising Expenses $638,151
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,275,473
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,119,392
   
Net Assets $10,951,650

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$167,476 2.66% 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.

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First Nations Development Institute (CO) 96.65 four stars
Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program (UT) 94.72 four stars
Native American Rights Fund (CO) 86.46 three stars
Native American Heritage Association (SD) 92.92 four stars
Soaring Eagle (MT) 85.63 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