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Future of Fresh Water Initiative

Goal: $20 Million

Nowhere else in the world is there an organization like Stroud Water Research Center, which has spent 51 years focused on understanding, preserving, and protecting fresh water. 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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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

$1 Million Challenge Grant to Benefit the Bernard W. Sweeney, Ph.D., Executive Director's Fund

$1 Million Challenge Grant to Benefit the Bernard W. Sweeney, Ph.D., Executive Director’s Fund

Honoring Bern’s long career at the Stroud Center while ensuring the legacy of his dedication to global research, education, and ... Read More
American Rivers Receives Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence

American Rivers Receives Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence

In 2018 alone, American Rivers removed 13 outdated dams, restored more than 400 miles of rivers, and protected more than ... Read More
Thanks From the Stroud Center

Thanks From the Stroud Center

For more than 50 years, Stroud Water Research Center has focused on one thing – clean fresh water for all ... Read More
How We Celebrated Fall With Our Friends of Fresh Water

How We Celebrated Fall With Our Friends of Fresh Water

Recapping our Wine & Whiskey for Water celebration of our favorite fall indulgences and our healthy soil, healthy water film ... Read More
Wm. Bob Irvin of American Rivers

The 2018 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence

The 2018 Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence will be presented to American Rivers on its 45th Anniversary and its President ... Read More
Photo of the Stroud Center's 2018 summer interns

Meet Our 2018 Summer Interns!

The internship experience allows undergraduates to see if they have the passion and fortitude necessary to meet the challenges of ... Read More