Thank you for supporting the River Management Society!

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The River Management Society is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization. We rely on volunteers and revenue from memberships, gifts, partnerships, sponsorships and events to support our work. Financial gifts keeps us going, and it's easy to support RMS with a donation. Each gift is important and appreciated for enabling us to pursue our mission.  

RMS is here for you and your river. Through outreach, training and resources, we support the individuals who study, protect and manage North America's rivers. As educators, scientists, watershed leaders and students, we support public access to our rivers as resources for all citizens and visitors. Gifts to RMS support wise stewardship and management of rivers for generations to come.

Your Support Matters!

Your financial support allows us to grow the National Rivers Project, expand the River Training Center, support the River Studies and Leadership Certificate, evaluate and grow our resource of hydropower license and settlement summaries and fuel our Early Careers program while we continue our biennial symposia, periodic workshops and river trips, popular RMS ListservNews Digest and quarterly RMS Journal 

Many ways to give: 

One-time Donation

Whether you have $5, $25, or $2,500 to give, it makes a huge difference. Your financial support directly benefits river managers, researchers and future river managers across the country through training, networking, communication and resources pr

ovided by RMS. 

Monthly Donation

The RMS Monthly Donor Program is truly painless and really makes a difference. Monthly gifts representing the cost of a few cups of decent coffee per month from 50% of our members would enable one of our part-time staff to work on a full-time basis. Transactions occur via our secure credit card system. At the end of the calendar year you will receive a summary of your donated total for the year.

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In-kind Donation / Volunteer Hours

We are fueled largely by the energy and expertise of our volunteer members and leaders. Contact a member, Chapter o

r Board Officer or RMS Executive Director to learn how to get involved in chapter activities and other ongoing projects. If you have donated goods or services to RMS this year, please fill out the In-Kind Donation Form to help our record of your much-appreciated generosity. (You can do so as many times as you'd like, and RMS will be happy to provide a roll-up of your submissions for a calendar year.)

Planned Giving

If you have named or are thinking of naming RMS as a beneficiary in your will, or are interested in other types of planned giving, we would love to hear from you! Please explore all of your options in our Planned Giving Guide. (This document provides general information that is intended to assist you in your tax, estate, and charitable planning. It is not intended as legal or tax advice. Please consult with your own tax, legal, and financial advisors prior to making decisions.) With questions, contact contact Executive Director Risa Shimoda for more information.

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