• Founded in 1996. Incorporated in Virginia.
  • Tax exempt 501(c)(3) status obtained in 1999.
  • Serves Virginia‚Äôs Shenandoah River watershed.
  • All-volunteer organization. No physical office.
  • Up to 18 Board of Directors meeting quarterly. Current Board make-up is a balanced representation from these sectors:
    • Agricultural
    • Industry
    • Education
    • Conservation Groups
    • Local Governments
  • Committees:
    • Standing: Executive, Finance, and Board Development
    • Appointed: Small Grants, Education, Annual Meeting, and Web Site
  • Actions:
    • Small Grants program
    • Scholarship program
    • Annual no fee educational meeting open to all
    • Annual Shenandoah River float trip for members and guests
    • Sponsor SVWWTPN (4-5 training sessions/year)
    • Fiscal sponsorship
    • Watershed Hero award
  • Funding sources:
    • Restricted use:
      • Va. DEQ Watershed Roundtable Support (approved annual plan on a reimbursement basis)
      • Fiscal sponsorship
      • Some corporate grants
    • Unrestricted use:
      • Corporate grants
      • Membership dues
      • Shenandoah Valley Waste Water Treatment Plant Network (SVWWTPN)