Financial Accountability

In today’s economy, donors want to know that their hard-earned money is being used to the fullest potential to support their particular cause. Because Native American Heritage Association knows this is important to our donors and anyone wishing to choose a charity to donate to, we provide full disclosure of our financial accountability. So that you may make an informed decision about your charitable donation, please review the following information about Native American Heritage Association.

Charity Navigator – Overall Rating

Score (out of 100) Rating FY2019
Overall 96.46 ★★★★
Financial 95.00 ★★★★
Accountability & Transparency 100.00 ★★★★



Financial Performance Metrics

Program Expenses (Percent of the charity’s budget spent on the programs and services it delivers) 97.2%
Administrative Expenses 1.0%
Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
Program Expenses Growth 17.4%
Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
Liabilities to Assets 32.3%

Accountability & Transparency Performance Metrics

Information Provided on Form 990
Independent Voting Board Members
No Material diversion of assets
Audited financials prepared by an independent accountant
Does Not Provide Loan(s) to or Receive Loan(s) From related parties
Documents Board Meeting Minutes
Provided copy of Form 990 to organization’s governing body in advance of filing
Conflict of Interest Policy
Whistleblower Policy
Records Retention and Destruction Policy
CEO listed with a salary
Process for determining CEO compensation
Board Listed / Board Members Not Compensated
Is the following information easily accessible on the charity’s website?
Donor Privacy Policy
Board Members Listed
Audited Financials
Form 990
Key staff listed

Income Statement (FYE 08/2019)

Contributions, Gifts & Grants $68,981,937
Federated Campaigns $0
Membership Dues $0
Fundraising Events $841,750
Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $69,823,687
Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $69,823,687
Other Revenue $300,140
TOTAL REVENUE $70,123,827
Program Expenses $67,504,391
Administrative Expenses $656,660
Fundraising Expenses $1,119,746
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $843,030
Net Assets $15,080,221

Financial Charts

financial charts 2018

Compensation of Leaders (FYE 08/2017)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$155,789 0.22% Pamela Myers President


The Native American Heritage Association (NAHA) is dedicated to helping Native Americans living on the tribal reservations in South Dakota. The state of South Dakota is home to some of America’s most scenic landscapes, the Badlands, and also the home to the poorest people in our nation. NAHA supports the Sioux people through medical, food, fuel, and clothing programs.

990 Forms and Schedules