Show your love for the Woonasquatucket River and Greenway! The easiest way to donate is to use our secure online form to donate via credit card. You can make a one-time or ongoing monthly donation.

Other Ways to Support Our Work

Check We welcome checks from your personal, business, or donor advised fund accounts payable to “WRWC” sent to this address:

45 Eagle Street, Suite 202
Providence RI 02909

WRWC’s EIN is 05-0519694.

Donor Advised Funds We welcome grants from Donor Advised Funds. You may need to identify us using the full name of the organization: Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council.

Donate Stocks Donating appreciated stocks and securities is a powerful way for you to support the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council and potentially realize significant tax benefits. 

Distributions from Your IRA If you are 70.5 or older, consider a tax-free Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) gift from your IRA.

Planned & Deferred Gifts Please consider joining the Heritage River Society by making a provision for the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council in your estate plans to ensure our vision for the future. When you leave a bequest to the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council or name the organization as a beneficiary of your retirement plan or insurance policy, your support lives on in perpetuity.

For more information about donating securities, designated the WRWC as a QCD recipient, or including WRWC in your estate planning, please contact WRWC Development Director Jill Davidson at or 401-861-9046.

WRWC’s EIN is 05-0519694.

Fish Dedications

Put your name, or the name of an inspirational person or organization, on the displays of stainless steel River Herring that live alongside the fish ladders at Johnston’s Manton Pond and Providence’s Riverside Park. Your River Herring dedications demonstrate your love for the Woonasquatucket River Watershed and our shared belief that all of us, swimming together, can manifest the vision of a clean Woonasquatucket River and thriving Greenway for all to lead healthy lives.

Dedicate a Fish!

Gifts from the River: Recreation Gift Certificates

Share the gift of Woonasquatucket River watershed exploration with your friends and family. Gift options include:

  • Hikes/guided walks: $15
  • Paddle trips using a WRWC canoe: $55
  • Paddle trips using a WRWC kayak: $50
  • Paddle trips using your own boat: $40

The lucky recipient of your generosity can choose their own trip! Gifts from the River are redeemable anytime between January 1, 2024 and December 31, 2024.

Recreation Gift Certificates

Naming Opportunities

We are offering naming opportunities for features within the Woonasquatucket River Greenway! Visit the WRWC Naming Opportunities page to find out more about this exciting new program.

WRWC Naming Opportunities

Our Investors

All of our funders and investors play a critical role supporting WRWC’s work, and we appreciate each and every one of our supporters for making a real difference. We acknowledge those corporate and institutional donors who have contributed $1,000 or more this year.

AARP Rhode Island
Annenberg Foundation
BETA Group, Inc.
Brady Sullivan Properties
Brookfield Properties
Cardi’s Furniture and Mattresses
Coca Cola Beverages Northeast
Cornish Associates
Cox Charities
Delin Design
DiCenzo, Inc.
EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. PBCv
Environmental Council of Rhode Island
EpiVax, Inc.
Fuss & O’Neill, Inc.
Harkins Wealth Management
Horsley Witten Group
Hungry Ghost Press
James M. Cox Foundation
June Rockwell Levy Foundation
Locke Lord
Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc.
Manchester Street Station
Mary Dexter Chafee Fund
Narragansett Bay Commission
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
New England Grassroots Environment Fund
New England Mountain Bike Association
Nordson Corporation Foundation
ONE Neighborhood Builders–Central Providence Opportunities
Pare Corporation
Papitto Opportunity Connection
Providence After School Alliance
Providence Journal Charitable Legacy Fund
Providence Public Schools
Providence Recreation
Radius Recycling
REI Co-op
Rhode Island Commerce
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Rhode Island Department of Health
Rhode Island Department of Transportation
Rhode Island Energy
Rhode Island Foundation
Rhode Island Rivers Council
Roseland Wealth Management
Southeast New England Program (SNEP) Pilot Watershed Grant
Southeast New England Program (SNEP) Watershed Implementation Grant
Sweet Birch Consulting
The Armory Revival Company
The Foundry Associates
Town of Smithfield
Trek Foundation
United States Environmental Protection Agency
United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
United Way of Rhode Island Community Impact Fund
Washington Trust

For more on the impact of your dollars and benefits of these $1,000+ donor societies, we invite you to download “Invest in the WRWC.”

Invest in the WRWC