2014 Annual Report


25 Years Strong, Shaping Our West

For over 25 years, Sonoran Institute has been a pioneer in efforts to unite and celebrate the best of Western culture, history, nature and urban spaces by making connections, seeking practical solutions and promoting long-term sustainability. View and download our 2014 Annual Report to see all that we've done up through 2014 and what we plan on doing as we move forward.

2040 Vision

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Strategic Framework

For the last 25 years, we have been successfully helping people in the West build the communities they want to live in while preserving the West that brought them here. Discover our vision for our next 25 years. 

Our Letter to You

Read our 2040 Vision 

Contacts - Hummingbird Circle

Emily Brott
Associate Director of Development
520-290-0828, x.1144

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Our Hummingbird Circle donor club recognizes donors who have made a commitment to the mission and vision of the Sonoran Institute by providing unrestricted financial support at a level of $1,000 or more on an annual basis.

Why join the Hummingbird Circle?

By joining our Hummingbird Circle, you are having an impact throughout the Sonoran Institute, allowing us to direct funds wherever they are needed most throughout the year. Whether it’s focusing on a new initiative, piloting a new program or enabling our staff to work collaboratively throughout the West, we absolutely could not do this work without the unrestricted financial support provided by our Hummingbird Circle donors. More than ever before, we must secure funding that enables us to focus on finding innovative ways to ensure that the West we love will continue to provide the food, clean water, energy and other services our communities depend upon for survival.

What are the benefits of giving to the Hummingbird Circle?

Benefits associated with the Hummingbird Circle include invitations to Sonoran Institute field trips and presentations hosted by our regional offices in Bozeman, Glenwood Springs, Phoenix, Tucson and Mexicali; special quarterly updates from the Sonoran Institute, and special recognition in our annual report.

How do I join the Hummingbird Circle?

Donors who make a qualifying contribution automatically join the Hummingbird Circle. Your donation may be made at any time during the calendar year and benefits will be extended for a 12-month period once your gift has been received. Please consider making your unrestricted gift to Sonoran Institute today.


The Sonoran Institute is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.