Resources

Welcome to our Resource Library! Here you can search through River Network’s large compilation of publications, newsletters, tools, templates, and recorded webinars. The resources included here are intended to help you advance your work and spark innovation and new ideas. We hope you find some things that help!

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  • Drinking Water Resources

    Program: Drinking Water
    Resource Type: Publications

    Some 13.8 million U.S. households (almost 12%) face unaffordable water bills while water utilities struggle to fund maintenance or replacement of aging pipes. We will expand understanding of the causes and circumstances of today’s crisis, develop and d… View Resource

  • Community Organizing Roundtable: Discussion Takeaways & Resources

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Publications

    Below is a summary of the issues and topics discussed by over 36 participants from 31 organizations during River Network’s Organizing Remotely Roundtable discussion, held on April 29, 2020. How are you changing up how you talk about your issues or pivo… View Resource

  • Best Practices for Fundraising in a Crisis

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Click here to download slides. During this Coffee/Lunch Roundtable hosted on 4/15/20, Lisa Runkel, River Network’s Philanthropy Manager, presented on “5 Fundraising Essentials During COVID-19.” During the presentation she shares five ways she stays con… View Resource

  • Pandemic Resources for Nonprofits

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Publications

    As we continue to practice physical distancing to limit the spread of COVID-19, many organizations are transitioning to remote work, cancelling or postponing events, wondering how to remain inclusive and equitable, and dealing with new anxiety and stre… View Resource

  • Advocacy 103 Planning + Resources = An Effective Campaign

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Building upon the information learned in the first two of this three part series, we will provide you with a step by step process to prepare for and launch an effective issue campaign. Learn tips and tricks for outlining your campaign plan, how and why… View Resource

  • Advocacy 102: Boards + Advocacy = A Winning Strategy

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Thinking about dipping your organizational toe into the world of advocacy or expanding your advocacy work? This online training builds upon the webinar short, “Yes You Can: Advocacy Basics for Beginners,” seen above. In this full-length live webinar, w… View Resource

  • Webinar: Anti-Displacement Strategies: Environmental Restoration… Meet Affordable Housing

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Building on the first two webinars in our series on gentrification and displacement that (1) defined the issues and (2) showed how to use data to track them, this recorded webinar focuses on the most effective strategy to preventing displacement: prote… View Resource

  • Webinar: Monitoring Neighborhood Change – Using Data to Track and Prevent Displacement

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    In this recorded webinar, the second in our Urban Waters Learning Network series on gentrification and displacement, we explore different ways data is being used by communities and decision-makers to understand displacement vulnerabilities, inform infr… View Resource

  • Urban Waters Learning Forum Anti-Racism Resources

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    On June 21, 2019, the Urban Waters Learning Network—in cooperation with Darryl Haddock (Western Atlanta Watershed Alliance) and Jennifer Arnold (Reciprocity Consulting)—hosted the Urban Waters Learning Forum: Addressing Racial Equity in Environmental S… View Resource

  • Webinar: Understanding Gentrification and Displacement – The Path to Equitable Development

    Program: Clean Water, Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    This recorded webinar frames the topics of gentrification and displacement and provides an example of the types of multi-sector partnerships that urban waters practitioners can create to ease displacement pressures. Presenters Paulina Lopez and Robin S… View Resource

  • Webinar: Complex Problems, Collaborative Solutions — Playing Games for Better Water Management Outcomes

    Program: Ample Water, Clean Water
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Video gaming for water resource management? Gaming is one of the fastest growing entertainment industries in the U.S., with estimates that 42% of Americans play video games regularly. How can we harness this interest in gaming for better water manageme… View Resource

  • Webinar SHORT: Top 10 Signs of Fundraising Readiness

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    Is your organization ready to raise dollars for your mission? In this 3-minute webinar short, River Network staff outline 10 key components that will help make your fundraising efforts a success. How many can you can check off for your organization  Th… View Resource

  • Webinar SHORT: The Public Engagement Continuum

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    In this 3-minute webinar short, River Network staff reviews the importance of civic engagement to water protection work and shares a useful framework to help organizations think about their own community outreach efforts. This webinar short is part of… View Resource

  • Webinar SHORT: Organizing Successful Campaigns

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    In this 3-minute webinar short, River Network staff review the key steps for organizing a successful advocacy campaign.  This webinar short is part of our Leadership Development Institute – Civic Engagement Series, a 5-session Premium webinar series th… View Resource

  • Webinar SHORT: What is a Fundraising Plan?

    Program: Strong Champions
    Resource Type: Webinar

    In this 3-minute webinar short, River Network staff review the basic elements of a fundraising plan and why you should have one. A written fundraising plan is an absolute “must-have” to ensure your organization has the resources to carry out its work. … View Resource

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