The Earthfire Institute

The Earthfire Institute

Driggs, ID 83422
Tax ID82-0525968

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About this organization






To reawaken our deep connection to wildlife and nature through Reconnection Ecology, expanding our sense of community to include all living beings and moving us to protect thriving habitats for all life.


Provided care for rescued native wildlife: Earthfire Institute provided shelter, food, water, and veterinarian care for 30 wild animals, 365 days of the year under license of the USDA and Idaho State Fish and Game. Earthfire also performed maintenance of structures for bears, wolves, bison, coyotes, foxes, birds and cougars; worked to improve habitat, monitored their health and updated nutritional care based on latest research; and provided wildlife rehabilitation services for the state of Idaho.

Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing

In the filing, the mission of the non-profit is noted as “Our mission is to change how people see, and therefore treat, wildlife and nature.”.

When referring to its responsibilities, they were outlined as: “Our mission is to change how people see, and therefore treat, wildlife and nature.”.

  • The state in which the non-profit is legally registered to operate is ID, as per legal records.
  • The filing documents the non-profit's address in 2020 as POST OFFICE BOX 368, DRIGGS, ID, 83422.
  • According to the non-profit's form, they have 18 employees on their payroll as of 2020.
  • Does not operate a hospital.
  • Does not operate a school.
  • Does not collect art.
  • Does not provide credit counseling.
  • Does not have foreign activities.
  • Is not a donor advised fund.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are between $250,000 and $500,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $392,222.
  • The CEO compensation strategy within the organization is not based on a review and approval from an impartial entity.
  • The organization has 7 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 2000.
  • The organization has a written policy that addresses conflicts of interest.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule B.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule O.
  • The organization pays $237,487 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $33,412 in fundraising expenses.
  • The organization provides Form 990 to its governing body.
  • The organization has minutes of its meetings.

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