Membership Benefits


River Rally. 40% off River Rally conference registration for the national River Rally conference. Built by and for the national network of water, justice, and river advocates, River Rally ignites collective action and power for the years ahead. Premium members only.

River VoicesSubscribe 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. The Online Community is a space to connect 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, and more!

Consulting Services. Receive discounts on consulting services tailored to their organization’s needs. Whether you need assistance with strategic planning, program development, or fundraising, our consulting services can help you achieve your goals more efficiently and effectively. Premium members only.

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.

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.

Connect & Learn. Get exclusive access to River Network’s member newsletter Connect & Learn, 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 the nonprofits, tribes, government agencies, and businesses represented on the Water Protectors Map. This searchable and community-supported resource allows funders and partners to learn who protects water in any area within the United States.


Events & Learning Sessions. 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”.

Training Courses. Cohort style, hybrid training courses (a mix of synchronous, interactive training and self-paced content) and self-paced trainings to help grow and strengthen network members. Explore State Revolving Fund Advocacy Self-Paced Training Series, Clean Water Act Self-Paced Training Series, and Drinking Water Guide Self-Paced Training Series.

Clean Water Act Owner’s Manual. The Clean Water Act Owner’s Manual, 3rd Edition, provides fundamental tools for interpreting and applying the Act, and highlights challenges of our time and strategies for action.

Toolkits & Guides. Search through River Networks full catalog of publications, newsletters, tools, templates and recorded webinars in the resource library. Find toolkits like “Building Blocks of Trust,” “Drinking Water Guide: A Resource for Advocates,” “Equitable Water Infrastructure Toolkit,” “Tools for Equitable Climate Resilience,” and “Waste in Our Waters.”

State Policy Hub. The State Policy Hub currently policies, resolutions, and plans related to drinking water, environmental justice, bolstering Clean Water Act protections, and open water data.

Get Funded

Federal Funding Resources. Members receive access to federal funding resources and opportunities, helping you secure financial support for your programs and communities. Access resources like fact sheets and the State Revolving Fund (SRF) Advocacy Toolkit.

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.

Questions about membership? Contact us.