Investing in healthy waters for Minnesotans

 Water is the lifeblood of our communities.

Protecting it is essential to public health, our economy, and our way of life. The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the importance of safe drinking water worldwide. Today, more than ever, Freshwater is 100% committed to our mission to inspire and empower people to value and preserve water—thanks to the support of people like you. Your investment protects water for future generations and preserves the lakes and streams we love.


Contact Development Officer Mary Salisbury at 612-619-7136 or for help making a gift!

Give online with the links above

By check made payable to Freshwater at 2550 University Ave W Suite 212N, St. Paul, MN 55114

By phone at 612-619-7136

Through a tribute gift in honor or memory of someone—click here for more information

A gift of stock

Through your IRA

Through your Donor Advised Fund

Through your will or estate

Through workplace giving

Through an employer match

Give the gift of time: volunteer

Set up a fundraising page for Freshwater

"Freshwater continues to bring value to many organizations working to protect our priceless water resources."—Met Council Staff

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Accountability and transparency are important to us. Freshwater is proud to be a Meets Standards organization with the Charities Review Council. We are committed to protecting the privacy of our donors. Read our privacy policy.

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Freshwater is proud be an associate member of the Minnesota Environmental Fund (MEF). MEF makes it possible for employers and employees to participate in workplace giving activities such as payroll deductions and volunteer opportunities that benefit the environment. MEF supports leading nonprofit organizations that protect clean water and more – now and for future generations.