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Association on American Indian Affairs

Promoting the welfare of American Indians and Alaska Natives

three stars

80.56

966 Hungerford Drive Suite 30-A
Rockville, MD 20850
tel: (240) 314-7155   Web Site
EIN: 13-1623902

Board Leadership
Frank Ettawageshik
President

CEO
Shannon O’Loughlin
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.56 three stars
  Financial 73.71 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1922, the Association on American Indian Affairs' (AAIA) mission is to promote the welfare of American Indians and Alaska Natives by supporting efforts to sustain and perpetuate their cultures and languages; protect their sovereignty, constitutional, legal and human rights, and natural resources; and improve their health, education, and economic and community development. Our programs fall into four main categories: youth/education, health, cultural preservation and sovereignty. We work to preserve Native languages, including a dedicated website for that purpose which can be found at www.aaialanguageprogram.org, provide legal support to protect sacred places, work to repatriate human remains and sacred objects to tribes, are engaged in advocacy in the fields of Indian child welfare and juvenile justice, and have college and graduate scholarship and summer camp grant programs.

Established in 1922, the Association on American Indian Affairs' (AAIA) mission is to promote the welfare of American Indians and Alaska Natives by supporting efforts to sustain and perpetuate their cultures and languages; protect their sovereignty, constitutional, legal and human rights, and natural resources; and improve their health, education, and economic and community development. Our programs fall into four main categories: youth/education, health, cultural preservation and sovereignty. We work to preserve Native languages, including a dedicated website for that purpose which can be found at www.aaialanguageprogram.org, provide legal support to protect sacred places, work to repatriate human remains and sacred objects to tribes, are engaged in advocacy in the fields of Indian child welfare and juvenile justice, and have college and graduate scholarship and summer camp grant programs.

Financial

two stars

73.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
63.5%
  Administrative Expenses 30.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.70
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Association on American Indian Affairs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Association on American Indian Affairs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Association on American Indian Affairs (MD) 80.56 three stars
Native American Heritage Association (SD) 96.46 four stars
Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program (UT) 96.17 four 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 $403,767
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $7,530
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $411,297
   Program Service Revenue $106,453
Total Primary Revenue $517,750
   Other Revenue $30,649
TOTAL REVENUE $548,399
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $384,604
   Administrative Expenses $157,881
   Fundraising Expenses $29,993
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $572,478
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-24,079
   
Net Assets $900,996

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
Repatriation and Sacred Site Program $182,857 47.5%
Other Programs $171,958 44.7%
Indian Children and Youth $29,789 7.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/23/2020 80.56 three stars
2018-12 10/01/2019 75.44 two stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 77.23 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 74.82 two stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 71.36 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 77.37 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 75.97 two stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 84.39 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 77.53 two stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 75.38 two stars
2011-12 06/01/2012 76.26 two stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 65.45 one star
2008-12 09/20/2011 70.24 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2008-12 12/01/2009 62.44 one star
2007-12 04/01/2009 63.32 one star
2006-12 12/15/2007 68.86 one star
2005-12 12/01/2006 83.11 three stars
2004-12 08/01/2005 79.16 two stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 70.78 two 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 13-1623902
Name in IRS Master File ASSOCIATION ON AMERICAN INDIAN AFFAIRS INC
NTEE Code P84
NTEE Classification Ethnic, Immigrant Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (923) Indians (tribes, cultures, etc.)
(59) Other school related activities
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 April, 1957
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$160,000 27.94% Shannon Keller O'Loughlin Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Association on American Indian Affairs (MD) 80.56 three stars
Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program (UT) 96.17 four stars
Native American Heritage Association (SD) 96.46 four 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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Charity Contact Info

Association on American Indian Affairs
966 Hungerford Drive
Suite 30-A
Rockville, MD 20850
tel: (240) 314-7155
fax: (240) 314-7159
EIN: 13-1623902

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Board Leadership

Frank Ettawageshik
President

CEO

Shannon O’Loughlin
Executive Director

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