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.


Freshwater can accept donations through tribute gifts, IRAs, through your will or estate—and many more! Check out other giving options.

"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.