About Friends of the Rouge
Friends of the Rouge is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization created in 1986 to raise awareness about the need to clean up the Rouge River in southeast Michigan.
Mission Statement:To promote restoration and stewardship of the Rouge River ecosystem through education, citizen involvement and other collaborative efforts, for the purpose of improving the quality of life for the people, plants, and animals of the watershed.
We are overseen by a 15 member board of directors and have six full-time staff and several seasonal part-time staff.
Friends of the Rouge Team
(313) 792-9627 x109
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Friends of the Rouge is generously funded by state, federal, and private grants, membership support, as well as individual and corporate donations. In May 2014, a significant source of annual funding - a grant program that we've relied on for 22 years - will come to an end.