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First Nations Development Institute

Strengthening American Indian economies

four stars

98.23

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 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Results Information

Reported Results
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Total in 2016
Total number of grants awarded
175
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
2,843,630
Number of organizations applying for grants
593
Median grant amount
16,190
Average grant amount
16,250
Number of downloads of the organization's materials and explanations
42,342
Number of people educated through Convenings, Webinars & Conferences
13,466
Number of convenings hosted by the organization
419
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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
85.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.16
  Program Expenses Growth 22.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.9%
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 $6,466,272
   Federated Campaigns $1,520
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $689,697
Total Contributions $7,157,489
   Program Service Revenue $250,534
Total Primary Revenue $7,408,023
   Other Revenue $145,748
TOTAL REVENUE $7,553,771
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,778,658
   Administrative Expenses $529,305
   Fundraising Expenses $551,243
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,859,206
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-305,435
   
Net Assets $10,853,584

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$177,801 2.26% 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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
First Nations Development Institute (CO) 98.23 four stars
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (NM) 85.05 three stars
Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program (UT) 91.01 four stars
Native American Heritage Association (SD) 92.92 four stars
Navajo Ministries (NM) 86.86 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