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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

Associate Director of Special Events and Corporate Relations
Nicole Wickenhauser

Nicole Wickenhauser

Director of Development

Development News

Michael E. Mann, Ph.D.
The 2022 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence
The 2022 SAFE Award Recipient is Michael E. Mann, Ph.D., Climate Change Author, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State, and Director of the Earth System Science Center.
Four golfers from Constellation at the hole the company sponsored.
Great Turnout “Fore” Fresh Water
We are grateful to the record number of sponsors and golfers who helped to make this event so successful! Enjoy the photos, and we hope to see you next year.
Stroud Water Research Center's Watershed Education Mobile Lab
Greater Philadelphia–Area Families and Community to Celebrate World Water Day, Explore New Watershed Education Mobile Lab
Connecting with nature is key to democratizing education about freshwater resources and provides important health and educational benefits to developing minds.
Three rounds of Mayfly cheese made by The Farm at Doe Run.
Mayfly Cheese Is Back!
Miguel Vivanco, new head cheesemaker at The Farm at Doe Run, visited our campus to talk about life, the Stroud Center, and of course, great cheese.
A red box with holiday ornaments, and a glass of water in the middle.
Give the Best Gift on Earth: Fresh Water
Clean drinking water, good health, plentiful trout, productive soil, the simple joys of swimming, boating, fishing — our healthy freshwater ecosystems make these and so many other things possible. 
Rodman Moorhead IV in front of brightly colored artwork.
Stroud Center Welcomes New Board Member
Rodman Moorhead IV is following in the footsteps of his father, who dedicated more than 20 years of steady leadership as chairman of the board.