Spirit of the Sun (SOTS) is a non-profit organization focused on helping Native American communities to advance cultural preservation and development by improving economic conditions on reservations. The organization acts as a facilitator, providing the framework and plans to enable Tribes to accomplish the goals defined by their communities and leaders. Spirit of the Sun aims to promote peace, understanding, and economic and social justice among people around the world by focusing on the following:
Designing, developing and managing complex programs and analysis
Providing deep insight and innovative analysis across disciplines and viewpoints
Effectively using and implementing advanced technology
Building coalitions and partnerships throughout Indian Country
Helping other organizations become more effective
SOTS also has a strong commitment to aiding Native American Elders and has recently been awarded a grant through The Corporation for National and Community Service to place AmeriCorps VISTA members on tribal reservations to aid elder programming, nationwide.