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 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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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

The Water’s Edge: An Evening in Review

The Water’s Edge: An Evening in Review

Olivia Newton-John and John Easterling received the Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence for their commitment to rainforest conservation in the ... Read More
Olivia Newton-John, John Easterling Honored for Role in Amazon Conservation

Olivia Newton-John, John Easterling Honored for Role in Amazon Conservation

The Stroud Award for Freshwater Excellence is awarded to those who contribute broadly to the conservation and protection of fresh ... Read More
UpStream Newsletter, Summer 2011

UpStream Newsletter, Summer 2011

The difference between the organic materials that enter and leave a river system tells us how the river affects greenhouse ... Read More
Dr. Peter Gleick to Speak at  The Water’s Edge Gala

Dr. Peter Gleick to Speak at The Water’s Edge Gala

Gleick is co-founder and president of the Pacific Institute which is dedicated to fostering environmental protection, economic development, and social ... Read More

Join the Clean Water Paddle Push!

When: August 1–16
Where: A body of water near you!

Grab your paddleboard, canoe, kayak, or inner tube and hit a body of water near you during our two-week celebration of water, the earth’s most vital natural resource.

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