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Become a Friend of Stroud Water Research Center

You can take pride in knowing that you are supporting freshwater research, environmental education, and watershed restoration. The Stroud Center’s strong financial health, commitment to accountability and transparency, and five-star reviews have earned it top ratings from GuideStar/Candid, Charity Navigator, and GreatNonprofits. Friends receive our e-newsannual reports, and invitations to special events.

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Make a Secure Online Donation by Credit Card, Bank Account, or Payment App

If you prefer to mail your donation, you may send it to:
Attn: Development Department, Stroud Water Research Center, 970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA 19311.

Other Ways to Donate

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Event Calendar

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The Water’s Edge Gala

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Joan and Dick Stroud Memorial Lectures

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  • 1% for the Planet is a growing global movement of companies that donate 1% of their sales to a network of approved environmental organizations worldwide. If you are a participating company, please consider designating us as your beneficiary.

We Are Here to Help

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

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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

Bern Sweeney presents Prince Albert II of Monaco with the Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence.
Prince of Monaco: “Water Should Bring Us Together.”
Prince Albert II of Monaco accepted the Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence as the Stroud Center celebrated 50 years of advancing knowledge and stewardship of fresh water.
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Rally for Fresh Water Recap in County Lines Magazine
Thanks to our friends at County Lines Magazine for the great recap of our first Rally for Fresh Water! Keep tuned to our events page for details about our 2018 Rally for
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“Dine and Donate” a Success!
Sovana Bistro’s “Dine and Donate” night to benefit the Stroud Center was a huge success! On Sunday, April 23, diners raised $1,012 to benefit our freshwater research, environmental education, and
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New Major Gifts Director Joins the Stroud Center
David Reinfeld brings with him more than 15 years of arts, culture, and social service fundraising in the nonprofit sector.
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Stroud Water Research Center Celebrates National Park Service’s Commitment to Fresh Water
Stroud Water Research Center honored the National Park Service and its director Jonathan Jarvis at the Water’s Edge gala at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
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Science and Beer at the Beach Was a Success!
Despite the gorgeous weather at the beach, a great turnout showed up at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery on Saturday, August 20 to learn about the Stroud Center's work throughout the