EIN 81-0449101

Teller Wildlife Refuge

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
6
City
Corvallis
State
Year formed
1988
Most recent tax filings
2022-12-01
Description
To inspire, educate, and demonstrate conservation in action. Teller is committed to ensuring the future of fish and Wildlife by conserving, restoring, and enhancing habitat while serving as a model for conservation land stewardship. Under its mission, Teller offers diverse conservation education programs, provides quality recreational experiences for private guests and public visitors, and promotes voluntary conservation actions on other private lands.
Also known as...
Teller Refuge
Total revenues
$696,226
2022
Total expenses
$467,969
2022
Total assets
$7,217,855
2022
Num. employees
6
2022

Program areas at Teller Wildlife Refuge

Teller is a non-profit Wildlife conservation organization with a mission to inspire, educate, and demonstrate conservation in action. Its primary focus is to manage 1,300 acres of land in the bitterroot valley for the benefit of fish and Wildlife. Teller is committed to ensuring the future of fish and Wildlife by conserving, restoring, and enhancing habitat while serving as a model for conservation land stewardship. Under its mission, Teller offers diverse conservation education programs, provides quality recreational experiences for private guests and public visitors, and promotes voluntary conservation actions on other private lands.mission programs - the mission-specific programs at Teller include conservation, education, and recreation. To deliver these mission programs to the community, Teller relies on a professional staff. As part of Teller's mission programs, the organization provides lodging services and accommodations to a seasonal clientele on three properties. To provide these services, Teller pays lodging/bed taxes, purchases vendor licenses, markets its services, and maintains the facilities at a commercial versus residential level. Teller offers conservation education activities for youth and adults, including a youth conservation and education expo, summer day camps, and volunteer stewardship activities.teller must also actively manage its 1,300 acres of land using a variety of tools and techniques. While the mission is focused on benefiting Wildlife habitat, the ongoing demands of properly stewarding the land, the water, and the resources are critically important to business at Teller.

Grants made by Teller Wildlife Refuge

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Montana Conservation EldersConservation Related Summer Camp Scholarships for Children.$36,198

Who funds Teller Wildlife Refuge

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Liz Claiborne and Art Ortenberg Foundation (LCAOF)General Support$100,000
Withycombe FoundationAnimal Welfare$13,900
Greater Houston Community FoundationEnvironmental$10,000
...and 8 more grants received

Personnel at Teller Wildlife Refuge

NameTitleCompensation
Samuel R LawryExecutive Director$100,000
Heather TellockDirector of Communications, Lodging, and Events
Nicole BallardEducation Program Manager
Tim Peterson| Lands Manager
Herb DeppBoard Member$0
...and 4 more key personnel

Financials for Teller Wildlife Refuge

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$596,348
Program services$16,661
Investment income and dividends$85,688
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-33,899
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-26,012
Net income from fundraising events$52,503
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$4,937
Total revenues$696,226

Form 990s for Teller Wildlife Refuge

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-04-25990View PDF
2021-122022-04-19990View PDF
2020-122021-05-24990View PDF
2019-122020-09-25990View PDF
2018-122019-06-19990View PDF
...and 10 more Form 990s

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Data update history
December 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 5 new grant, including a grant for $13,900 from Withycombe Foundation
August 11, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
July 22, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
July 22, 2023
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $15,000 from Greater Houston Community Foundation
July 3, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsWildlife protection organizationsAnimal organizationsCharities
Issues
EducationLand and water conservationAnimalsWildlifeEnvironment
Characteristics
Conservation easementFundraising eventsReceives government fundingEndowed supportProvides scholarshipsGala fundraisersAuction fundraisersTax deductible donations
General information
Address
PO Box 548
Corvallis, MT 59828
County
Ravalli County, MT
Website URL
tellerwildlife.org/ 
Phone
(406) 961-3507
IRS details
EIN
81-0449101
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1988
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
D34: Wildlife Sanctuary, Refuge
NAICS code, primary
813312: Environment, Conservation, and Wildlife Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent
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