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Human Services : Social Services

Soaring Eagle

Helping Cheyenne elders carry on their cultural traditions

two stars

76.38

922 Wyoming Avenue Billings, MT 59101
tel: (406) 256-8500   Web Site
EIN: 84-1409114

Board Leadership
Terry Beartusk
Chairman

CEO
Mike Skaggs
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.38 two stars
  Financial 79.03 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1997, Soaring Eagle's primary goal is to provide financial support to the Heritage Living Center, an assisted living facility for the Northern Cheyenne elders. The Heritage Living Center was created to ensure that Northern Cheyenne elders would not be moved hundreds of miles from the reservation to die alone in nursing homes far away from family and friends.

Founded in 1997, Soaring Eagle's primary goal is to provide financial support to the Heritage Living Center, an assisted living facility for the Northern Cheyenne elders. The Heritage Living Center was created to ensure that Northern Cheyenne elders would not be moved hundreds of miles from the reservation to die alone in nursing homes far away from family and friends.

Financial

two stars

79.03

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
68.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 23.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.03
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Soaring Eagle on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Soaring Eagle on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Soaring Eagle (MT) 76.38 two stars
Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program (UT) 96.17 four stars
First Nations Development Institute (CO) 94.71 four stars
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (NM) 91.35 four stars
Native American Heritage Association (SD) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,107,230
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,107,230
   Program Service Revenue $42,253
Total Primary Revenue $7,149,483
   Other Revenue $157,403
TOTAL REVENUE $7,306,886
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,682,478
   Administrative Expenses $354,541
   Fundraising Expenses $858,692
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,895,711
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,411,175
   
Net Assets $15,078,026

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
Heritage Living Center $2,282,221 85.1%
Fundraising Operation $400,257 14.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 76.38 two stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 73.79 two stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 79.67 two stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 80.56 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 85.63 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.24 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 82.59 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 77.01 two stars
2012-06 12/20/2013 70.18 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 68.45 one star
2011-06 05/01/2012 75.02 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 72.54 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 75.34 two stars
2009-06 09/01/2010 84.31 three stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 79.28 two stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 74.62 two stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 73.78 two stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 73.82 two stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 73.74 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 84-1409114
Name in IRS Master File SOARING EAGLE
NTEE Code P75
NTEE Classification Senior Continuing Care Communities
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(153) Care and housing for the aged (see also 382)
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 March, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$131,439 3.37% Michael Skaggs President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Soaring Eagle (MT) 76.38 two stars
First Nations Development Institute (CO) 94.71 four 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

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Charity Contact Info

Soaring Eagle
922 Wyoming Avenue
Billings, MT 59101
tel: (406) 256-8500
fax: (406) 254-2160
EIN: 84-1409114

Mail donations to:
P.O. Drawer 879
Billings, MT 59103

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Board Leadership

Terry Beartusk
Chairman

CEO

Mike Skaggs
President, CEO

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