Financial Information

First Nations is the most highly-rated American Indian nonprofit in the nation, meeting strict criteria of top charity watchdogs.


Charity Navigator. First Nations is proud to have a perfect 100% rating from Charity Navigator and to have received a 4-Star rating every year since 2013. This rating designates First Nations as an official “Give with Confidence” charity.


Candid Platinum. In 2023, First Nations again earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency from Candid (formerly GuideStar), the highest level of recognition offered.


BBB Accredited Charity. First Nations meets all 20 Standards of the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance, achieving key objectives in governance and oversight, effectiveness, finances, fundraising and donor privacy.



GreatNonprofits. First Nations been honored with a Top-Rated Award for 2023 from GreatNonprofits.


First Nations Development Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, EIN
54-1254491. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

First Nations makes every effort to share information about our impact in Indian Country, as well as the financial position of our organization. Learn more here:

Audited Financials
IRS Form 990
First Nations’ Mission and Values
Annual Report 2022
Impact Report 2023
State Nonprofit Disclosures

Read more in our Impact Stories.