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Active freshwater research, environmental education, and watershed restoration programs require funding from a wide variety of sources. The Development Department connects interested donors with many different projects. Funding at Stroud™ Water Research Center comes from a wide variety of research and philanthropic sources including grants and contracts from the National Science Foundation, state and federal agencies, foundations and corporations. The generous support from hundreds of individuals make up the “Friends of the Stroud Center.”

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Development Staff

Rebecca Duczkowski

Rebecca Duczkowski

Assistant Director of Donor Relations and Watershed Restoration Assistant
Jessica Provinski

Jessica Provinski

Director of Development
Nicole Wickenhauser

Nicole Wickenhauser

Director of Strategic Partnerships and Institutional Advancement

Development News

Employment Opportunity: Director of Marketing and Communications
Employment Opportunity: Director of Marketing and Communications
This newly created position represents a unique opportunity to shape the brand, messaging, and marketing strategy of a highly respected and impactful nonprofit organization influencing the future of fresh water.
Nature's Best Hope Science Seminar Featuring Doug Tallamy, Ph.D.
We Are Nature’s Best Hope: An Interview with Doug Tallamy
The scientist, author, and native plants advocate recently described how replacing lawn is necessary for supporting wildlife and food production.
Michael Mann receives 2022 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence from Executive Director David Arscott.
Stroud Water Research Center Honors Michael E. Mann, Ph.D., Leading Climate Scientist and Author
To share his knowledge and warn the public about climate change, Mann has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed and edited publications, numerous op-eds and commentaries, and five books.
Plan Your Legacy
Plan Your Legacy
When you make an estate plan and include a gift to the Stroud Center, the ripple effect of your action will preserve fresh water for generations to come. 
As the day turned to night, the sky turned beautiful shades of orange and purple.
A Wild & Scenic Night: The 15th Annual Film Festival
The outdoors is a great place for family fun, and Trail Creek’s 15th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival was no exception.
Celebrity Chefs Wow Judges at Roaring Twenties Soirée for Rivers
Celebrity Chefs Wow Judges at Roaring Twenties Soirée for Rivers
Dishes featuring pawpaws, kombucha, and hemp hearts lent a Chopped-style flair to this 1920s-themed event in support of clean fresh water.