EIN 46-1310975

Lakota Nation Invitational (LNI)

IRS 501(c) type
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To educate youth on native American culture and facilitate an annual event which showcases the talents of native American students and allows them an avenue to come together as a community with other schools. To educate youth on native American cultur...
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Program areas at LNI

The organization showcases native american and non-native american youth at a competitive level, sharing the native american culture with attendees and each other. Events occur throughout the year include basketball, volleyball, wrestling, track, cross country, and golf athletic competitions. Concurrent with the athletic competitions, the organization also hosts teams in art, hand games, knowledge bowl, Lakota language bowl, and spelling bee competitions. These events help keep the culture and traditions alive in youth today. Youth are drawn together through competition and the love of culture and sports. They take pride in themselves, their schools, their culture, and their communities. Participants are from multiple states and tribes; 62 schools participated in the 2019 events. Participants attending the Lni events range from elementary to high school age, depending on event.

Who funds Lakota Nation Invitational (LNI)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Dakota Charitable FoundationCultural$10,000
Visit Rapid CitySponsorship of Lni Tournament$9,800

Personnel at LNI

Charles M WilsonPresident$3,875
Robert Brave HeartTreasurer$2,850
Silas BlaineVice President$3,750
Danielle Walking EagleSecretary$9,820

Financials for LNI

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$24,852
Program services$247,161
Investment income and dividends$0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$56,855
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$328,868

Form 990s for LNI

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-09-03990View PDF
2019-122020-09-14990View PDF
2018-122020-01-03990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122017-12-26990View PDF
...and 3 more Form 990s
Data update history
April 5, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $9,800 from Visit Rapid City
March 29, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
March 7, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from Dakota Charitable Foundation
April 30, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
Nonprofit Types
Amateur sports clubsArts, culture, and humanities nonprofitsCharities
Arts, cultural, and humanities
Tax deductible donationsNo full-time employees
General information
PO Box 3140
Rapid City, SD 57709
Metro area
Rapid City, SD
Pennington County, SD
Website URL
(605) 685-4551
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
A23: Cultural, Ethnic Awareness
NAICS code, primary
713990: Amateur Sports, Youth Sports, and Recreational Services
Parent/child status
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