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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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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

Development News

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.
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 media to engage people through inspiring stories to environmental action.
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, river restoration, and community revitalization.
Meet Our 2020 (Virtual) Interns!

Meet Our 2020 (Virtual) Interns!

The COVID-19 pandemic prevented us from bringing interns onto our campus this year but we are fortunate to have four interns working remotely.
Ensuring Programmatic and Research Stability During Uncertain Times

Ensuring Programmatic and Research Stability During Uncertain Times

We have come a long way since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic but our financial losses of program fees and donations are substantial setbacks.
Why I Give to the Future of Fresh Water Initiative: Nathan Hayward III

Why I Give to the Future of Fresh Water Initiative: Nathan Hayward III

“Life, as we know it, depends on water. The Stroud Center was founded to learn all we can about ways to preserve fresh water for health and sustenance as well