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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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We Are Here to Help

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

$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.
Dave Montgomery collecting a water sample from White Clay Creek during Hurricane Isaias.

Your Support is Essential to Our Work

By not having any in-person programs and workshops, we’ve been severely limited in our revenue intake, so your support this year is truly crucial.
Video still showing masked students performing stream water chemistry tests.

Grateful, Even in This Difficult Year

Having you as a Friend of Stroud Water Research Center means more to us this year than you can possibly know.
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 the environment and fresh water.
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, a collective 225 hours were logged on the water.
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 mission.