The Water Quality Research Foundation qualifies for exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to WQRF may be tax deductible as charitable contributions under the Code.

WQRF raises funds through the following methods:

  • Donations
  • Bequests
  • Insurance policies naming WQRF as the benefactor
  • Annual fundraising events held each year at the WQA Mid-Year Leadership Conference and Annual Convention
  • Endowment Campaign

WQRF accepts donations made by check or credit card. Pledged donations, divided over multiple months or years, may also be accepted.


To make a commitment to the WQRF, please click below:


To learn more about supporting the water quality improvement industry through supporting WQRF, please contact Development Manager Kari Pantol, MBA, at [email protected].