Support our Work


photo of a canoe on a lake with trees in the background

Freshwater is a Minnesota nonprofit on a mission to inspire and empower people to value and preserve water.

Financial support from individuals and businesses is crucial to our success. We welcome people of all ages, identities and abilities to join us.

Click the button above to make a one-time donation. Please note, this does not renew your Freshwater membership.
To join or renew your membership, and receive a free Minnesota Weatherguide Calendar and Almanac, visit our Member Hub.



Freshwater offers sustaining and annual membership options for individuals and a corporate membership for business and organizations.

Explore membership

Event Sponsorship

Freshwater hosts several events each year and your gift can provide the resources necessary to plan and hold conversations that are critical to our cross-sector work.

Legacy Giving

Help keep the water you love healthy for future generations by making a gift through your will or retirement account. Contact us about including Freshwater in your estate plan.

Workplace Giving

Contributions to Freshwater can be made through workplace giving and employer matching gifts through workplace giving programs like Benevity, CHC, and United Way.

Stock Gifts

You may be able to give more with less and save on taxes by using appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual funds to donate.

Advocacy Support

Freshwater's policy work at the Capitol helps to ensure a future with abundant clean, safe water for all. Consider also becoming a member for the opportunity to comment on Freshwater's legislative priorities.

To learn more about any of these options, please contact us at 651-313-5800 or


See what we can accomplish together with your support.

2023 Impact Report


Freshwater's financial reports are always available to review.

Freshwater IRS Form 990


Freshwater is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, which means your donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

Standards WebRGB_square
mep logo
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits