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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

Headshot of Rebecca Duczkowski.

Rebecca Duczkowski

Assistant Director of Donor Relations
Jessica Provinski

Jessica Provinski

Director of Development
Nicole Wickenhauser

Nicole Wickenhauser

Director of Strategic Partnerships and Institutional Advancement

Development News

David Arscott presenting the 2023 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence to Laura Turner Seydel.
Stroud Water Research Center Honors Laura Turner Seydel, Chair of Captain Planet Foundation
Turner Seydel shared inspirational stories about how she and her collaborators are addressing urgent challenges affecting environmental health and sustainability.
Laura Turner Seydel in a boat with water in the background.
The 2023 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence
The 2023 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence recipient is Laura Turner Seydel, environmental advocate, eco-living expert, and chair of the Captain Planet Foundation.
The 2023 interns pose in front of a Stroud Center backdrop.
Meet Our 2023 Interns
Our interns assist with research and other mission-focused work and gain valuable professional experience and networking opportunities.
A group of golfers stand next to a bar featuring Tito's Vodka.
Golfers Tee Up “Fore” Fresh Water
Golfers enjoyed a beautiful day on the special course, choosing between two types of play as they competed for the win!
A group of tree planting volunteers from Sycamore.
Volunteers Plant 600 Trees for Healthy Streams
The trees were planted along a tributary of Brandywine Creek in Birmingham Township, Pennsylvania, in a project funded by American Water.
Two people standing on the top of a mountain.
Thank You to Everyone Who Made the Wild & Scenic Film Festival a Success!
Trail Creek Outfitters’ 16th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival was back to its familiar indoor format with wonderful offerings from local restaurants.