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River Network connects local water champions and empowers organizations and individuals with the tools, training, and resources needed for success. By uniting peers and linking them with agencies, nonprofit organizations, foundations, and businesses who can fuel and further their work, our network aligns for collective action and, ultimately, expands impact.


Connect with others working at local, state, regional, and national levels and learn through a variety of online resources.
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Join the hundreds of groups, nonprofits, tribal groups, and agencies who are active premium members of our network.
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Membership Benefits


River Rally. Get 40% off on River Rally registration and exhibitor pricing. River Rally provides an annual touchpoint for groups and individuals across North America to accelerate progress towards an equitable and sustainable water future. Premium members only.

River Voices. Subscribe to River Network's monthly digital newsletter River Voices to find fresh thinking on water issues, upcoming events and learning opportunities, and success stories from across the network.

Online Community. River Network's online community is a space to network with peers, share resources, and solicit feedback from the network. Community members can search the member directory for water leaders in their area, engage with others doing similar work, join a topical discussion group, and more! Online community coming in 2020.

Join a Peer Group. Members can subscribe to one or more River Network-facilitated peer groups to participate in peer calls, receive newsletters, and participate in online discussions. Peer groups serve to strengthen bonds between groups and leaders, increase knowledge and skills needed to address key issues, create alignment on shared values and help the network take collective action.

Events & Education. Get exclusive access to River Network's member newsletter Events & Education, which serves to remind the network of upcoming learning opportunities, exclusive funding opportunities, and chances to engage with the community of water protectors.

Inclusion on the Water Protectors Map. Join over 6,500 groups, tribal communities, and agencies represented on the Water Protectors Map. This searchable and community-supported resource allows funders and partners to learn who protects water in any local area within the United States.


Online Learning. Participate in learning opportunities including premium webinars, online trainings and topical peer calls such as "Best Practices for Fundraising in a Crisis" and "Planning Virtual Meetings and Conferences".

Leadership Development Training. Receive 30% off one-on-one leadership development consulting and science support consulting with River Network staff. Premium members only.

Resource Library. Search through River Networks full catalog of publications, newsletters, tools, templates and recorded webinars in the resource library. Content includes our "essential knowledge" resources including "Building Community and Climate Resilience" and "Gentrification and Anti-Displacement".

Get Funded

Host a Rain Barrel Workshop. Apply to receive funding, educational materials, and event promotion support (up to $2,000 value) to host a Project Rain Barrel Workshop in your community. Premium members preferred.

Mini Grant Funding. Be the first to learn about new mini-grant opportunities through River Network partners, such as the Wild & Scenic Rivers Stewardship Partnership funding opportunity.

Business for Water Stewardship Project Bank. Submit your watershed restoration projects for corporate funding through the Business for Water Stewardship Bank. Project Bank offers an opportunity for member organizations to attract funding for their restoration projects on a national platform. Plus, River Network helps every step of the way! Premium organization members only.

Grow Your Community

Professional Opportunities. Recruit talent from within the network by posting your open staff or contract jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, or board openings to our high-traffic Careers & Professional Opportunities page. Premium members only.

Event Promotion. Post upcoming in-person or virtual events to the River Network Events & Workshops page. Events from the network are promoted on social media and included in Events & Education.

Action Alert Promotion. Is your organization engaging in local advocacy work? Submit an Action Alert to be published through our partner organization, the Action Network. Receive data and connect with individuals who take action. Premium members only.


River Rally. 40% off River Rally conference registration and exhibitor pricing. Premium members only.

River Network Consulting. 30% off one-on-one leadership development consulting and science support consulting. Premium members only.
Apparel Discounts. We’ve partnered with ExpertVoice to give members access to exclusive perks, trusted brand relationships and savings. Enjoy up to 70% savings and opportunities to test new products. Sign up at ExpertVoice.com. Premium members only.

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