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You can take pride in knowing that you are supporting freshwater research, environmental education, and watershed restoration. The Stroud Center’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it  the highest rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. Friends receive our e-newsannual reports, and invitations to special events.

Future of Fresh Water Initiative

Goal: $20 Million

Nowhere else in the world is there an organization like Stroud Water Research Center, which has focused on understanding, preserving, and protecting fresh water since 1967. To strengthen ongoing research and to expand community empowerment programs to protect clean fresh water regionally and around the world, the Stroud Center has announced its Future of Fresh Water Initiative.

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Help us reach our goal. Give to the Future of Fresh Water Initiative. Gifts to the Executive Director’s Fund and the Environmental Education Fund will be DOUBLED thanks to generous challenge grants!

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Please contact a member of the Development department with questions about how you can support the Stroud Center.

Rebecca Duczkowski

Rebecca Duczkowski

Assistant Director of Donor Relations and Watershed Restoration Assistant
Kristine Lisi

Kristine Lisi

Director of Development
Jessica Provinski

Jessica Provinski

Associate Director of Special Events and Corporate Relations
David Reinfeld

David Reinfeld

Director of Campaign Programs and Major Gifts

Development News

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

The health and safety of our staff and community are of utmost concern and we are closely monitoring the coronavirus ... Read More
A Message From Dave Arscott, Executive Director of Stroud Water Research Center

A Message From Dave Arscott, Executive Director of Stroud Water Research Center

We need to embrace this moment of massive awareness as our window of opportunity to take genuine action and to ... Read More
$50,000 Challenge Match Grant Generously Sponsored by the Colket Family Foundation

$50,000 Challenge Match Grant Generously Sponsored by the Colket Family Foundation

This challenge grant will enable us to sustain and expand our community-wide education and training programs, curricula, and instructional technologies ... Read More
Stroud Water Research Center Celebrates The Redford Center

Stroud Water Research Center Celebrates The Redford Center

Executive Director Jill Tidman accepted the Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence in recognition of The Redford Center’s dedication to protect ... Read More
Highlights From the Clean Water Paddle Push

Highlights From the Clean Water Paddle Push

From families enjoying their backyard ponds to research scientists relaxing with some paddling time after spending a day taking samples, ... Read More
Why I Give to the Future of Fresh Water Initiative: William LaFond

Why I Give to the Future of Fresh Water Initiative: William LaFond

With the world’s need for clean fresh water more pressing than ever, we must increase our capacity to pursue our ... Read More
The 2020 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence

The 2020 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence

Co-founded in 2005 by Robert Redford and his son, James Redford, the Redford Center uses the power of film and ... Read More
Delaware River Webinar Series Announced

Delaware River Webinar Series Announced

The Delaware River was named 2020 River of the Year by American Rivers for its progress in improving water quality, ... Read More