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CHARLES RIVER WATERSHED ASSOCIATION

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Make a Gift for the Charles River
Since 1965, CRWA has relied on contributions from generous individuals like you to help us develop practical and sustainable solutions for protecting and restoring the Charles River and its watershed. The gift you make today will help us continue to transform the way we manage water resources for the betterment of all communities, in Massachusetts and beyond.

To make a gift to CRWA today, please choose from one of the options below, or view additional ways to give.

For questions regarding your gift, please contact Nishaila Porter.

Make a Gift Online

Use our secure PayPal system to make a contribution with your Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover card. No PayPal account? Look for the link in Paypal to pay with your debit or credit card. 

Sign Up for Monthly Giving

Make a monthly gift to CRWA using your credit card, debit card or PayPal account for $10, $15, $25, $50, or $100. Select an amount that best fits your budget, all while knowing you're helping to support CRWA and the Charles River year-round!
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Become a Member

With a gift of $50 or more, you'll become a member of Charles River Watershed, and your membership will be used to help support our efforts to protect and restore the Charles River and its watershed. 

Your membership contribution help ensure all water supplies are monitored and improved, and that future development restores and protects the healthy relationships between land and water. 

We also invite you to join the Leadership Society, philanthropic members who annually give $1,000 or more in unrestricted gifts, providing critical support for CRWA’s programs.

Membership Levels
CRWA membership benefits include:

  • Subscription to the River Current, CRWA’s bi-monthly e-newsletter
  • Discounts on CRWA events
  • Invitations to member forums, lectures, briefings, and volunteer opportunities
  • Free Charles River Canoe & Kayak Guide for new members at the River Associate level or above
  • Special thank you in the River Current at the River Steward level or above
  • Affiliation with one of the most respected river and watershed protection organizations in the country!

Your membership contribution goes directly to help CRWA's research and advocacy projects. Memberships are fully tax deductible. 

Make a Gift By Mail or Phone

Please print and complete this donation form and send to CRWA (view our mailing address). To make a gift via phone, please call Nishaila Porter, Volunteer and Membership Coordinator at 781.788.0007 x200.

Make a Gift from Your Donor Advised Fund

A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a type of giving program that allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to easily support your favorite charities. An increasingly popular charitable vehicle, DAFs are an excellent way to both simplify your charitable giving and facilitate your strategic philanthropic goals.

If you have a donor advised fund with Fidelity Charitable or Schwab Charitable, you may use the form below to initiate a grant recommendation from your fund. 

Make a Gift of Stock

A gift of stock or appreciated securities can also provide attractive tax benefits. To make a gift of stock to CRWA, print and complete this stock donation form and send copies to CRWA and your broker. 
Support Charles River Watershed Association

I give... because I need my river to be clean and thriving when I canoe on it, when I run along its banks, or when I show it off to visitors, intoning loudly and proudly that ‘Thanks to CRWA, the Charles River is the cleanest urban river in the United States!’

-- Tom Sieniewicz,
CRWA member since 2009

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