Water Stewards certified (47 standard Stewards and 12 artist Stewards)
Donated during Give to the Max Day
Raised by donors during virtual Water Connects Us fundraising event
Donors & members
Thank you to our wonderful donors for protecting the water we value.
In their own words: Why members support Freshwater
How do Freshwater's expenses break down?
Take a journey through FY21
We hope you like our new Impact Report format! This is an interactive timeline packed with information. Click the links (blue text) to explore blogs and pages that provide details.
Our annual member drive kicks off; a record number join our community.
Moos Speaker Dr. David Sedlak engages hundreds on global water security.
Online calendar sales peak before the New Year.
In partnership with EOR, Freshwater supports several west metro watersheds in exploring how mapping floodplain vulnerability can advance climate resilience in their communities.
We kick off the legislative session by meeting with lawmakers, hearing testimony, and consulting with state agencies. We deliver policy recommendations to the legislature on managing aquifer recharge.
We move into our new office space at 2550 University Ave. W.
Amira Adawe joins our board, bringing her public health and nonprofit experience to Freshwater.
Carrie Jennings and volunteer scientists collect background data on soil in the fields of farmer partner Regi Haslett-Marroquin. The goal is to measure change in the soil’s infiltration and water-holding capacity over time as the farm shifts to regenerative agricultural practices.
Freshwater successfully completes its consultancy role with the Rum River One Watershed, One Plan process. This comprehensive watershed management plan is now in its 60-day review period.
Meet a few of our wonderful donors
Financial summary FY2021
|Liabilities and net assets|
|Unrestricted net assets||$6,376,915|
|Temporarily restricted net assets||$272,785|
|Permanently restricted net assets||$58,375|
|Total net assets||$6,708,075|
|Total liabilities and net assets||$6,836,714|
|Support and revenues||$2,392,696|
|Management and general expenses||$186,236|
|Change in net assets||$1,221,986|
This screen shot is a good representation of how we worked during FY2021!
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.