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Partnership With Native Americans

CharityWatch report issued
November 2023

CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

Partnership With Native Americans
16415 Addison Road
Suite 200
Addison, TX 75001

Other Names

American Indian Education Foundation
American Indian Education Fund
American Indian Relief Council
Council of Indian Nations
National Relief Charities (formerly)
Native American Aid
Navajo Relief Fund
Northern Plains Reservation Aid
Rescue Operations for Animals of the Reservation
Reservation Animal Rescue
Sioux Nation Relief Fund
Southwest Indian Relief Council
Southwest Reservation Aid

Tax Status


Stated Mission

Serving immediate needs and supporting long-term solutions, with a vision for strong, self-sufficient Native American communities.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/2022

Program Percentage: 42%

The percentage of Partnership With Native Americans's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $54

How many dollars Partnership With Native Americans spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.


Calculated Total Contributions


Joint Costs

Partnership With Native Americans' rating was adjusted for Joint Costs. If you are a donor who considers direct mail, telemarketing, and other Joint Cost solicitations to be true charitable programs, the below efficiency ratios, which were not adjusted for joint costs, may better reflect your goals.

Program % Cost to Raise $100
52% $42
Accounting rules allow charities to report some telemarketing, direct mail, and other solicitation costs as Program expenses. CharityWatch believes that most donors do not consider a charity's solicitation activities to be the Programs they are intending to support with their donations. We therefore adjust such expenses out of a charity's reported Program expense and add it to Fundraising expense prior to calculating its rating.

Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources


Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
Partnership With Native Americans IRS Form 990 47-3730147
Partnership With Native Americans Audit Financial Statements 47-3730147
Entity: Partnership With Native Americans
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 47-3730147
Entity: Partnership With Native Americans
Document Type: Audit Financial Statements
Tax ID: 47-3730147

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
Partnership With Native Americans
meets governance benchmarks.
Partnership With Native Americans
meets transparency benchmarks.
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy Opt-Out Policy  

  Name Title Compensation
1 Joshua Arce President/CEO $238,639
2 Rafael Tapia Jr. Past VP, Programs $167,580
3 Misty Rhodes VP, Admin & Human Resources $154,840
Name: Joshua Arce
Title: President/CEO
Compensation: $238,639
Name: Rafael Tapia Jr.
Title: Past VP, Programs
Compensation: $167,580
Name: Misty Rhodes
Title: VP, Admin & Human Resources
Compensation: $154,840

CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.

According to the Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) audit of December 31, 2022 (Note 4 re: Contributed Nonfinancial Assets), PWNA received in-kind contributions in 2022 on which it placed a total value of $11,269,084. The in-kind contributions consist of "Health items, Household items, Food items, Other, [and] Advertising."

[Note: CharityWatch generally excludes the value of in-kind (non-cash) donations of goods and services from its calculations of Program % and Cost to Raise $100. More information on how grades are calculated and the treatment of in-kind donations can be found on the Our Process page.]

According to the Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) audit of December 31, 2022 (Note 13, CARES Act):

"PWNA received a first Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loan established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) in April 2020 totaling $679,620, which was subject to forgiveness if certain conditions were satisfied. PWNA elected to account for the funding as a conditional contribution by applying ASC Topic 958-605, Revenue Recognition. Revenue is recognized when conditions are met, which include meeting full-time equivalent employee and salary reduction requirements and incurring eligible expenditures. During 2021, PWNA received notification that the PPP loan had been forgiven and recognized contribution revenue in the accompanying statement of activities for the year ended December 31, 2021."

According to Partnership With Native Americans 2022 tax filing, the Foundation reports re: Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, and Highest Compensated Employees (IRS Form 990, Schedule J, Part II):

The Foundation reports "Bonus & incentive compensation" payments to 3 individuals in 2022, including: (1) $10,000 paid to Joshua Acre, President & CEO, (2) $4,000 paid to Misty Rhodes, VP Admin, Human Resources, and (3) $3,000 paid to Rafael Tapia Jr., VP Programs. Their reported total compensation in 2022 is $238,639, $154,840, and $167,840, respectively. (IRS Form 990, Schedule J, Part II).