Partners of Clean Virginia Waterways and Our Annual Cleanup Events

Our partners include corporations, foundations, and individual donors that make it possible for thousands of Virginians to participate in caring for our rivers and beaches. CVW's leadership in marine debris research and education would not be possible without YOUR SUPPORT! Thank you!

Financial Support Partners

Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund (see the license plate below. PLEASE buy this license plate for your car! You will be supporting MANY worthy projects that are working for a cleaner and healthier Chesapeake Bay and Virginia's rivers too!)


Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center
Dominion Foundation
Individual Donors

In-Kind support
Longwood University
Ocean Conservancy
Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center
Glad Trash Bags
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
VA Department of Environmental Quality

CVW also thanks our past partners which include Dave Mathews Band, Oracle, Philip Morris USA, Delmarva Power, Altria, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Coke-Cola. To become a partner, please contact Clean Virginia Waterways (434-395-2602 or cleanva@longwood.edu).

Participating Organizations
Hundreds of youth groups, schools, businesses, parks and towns have participated in the annual Virginia Waterways Cleanup! 

Clean Virginia Waterways believes in partnering with schools, businesses, scouts, parks and EVERYONE who is interested in working for cleaner water. Here is a list of organizations that have participated in CVW's annual river and beach cleanups:

4-H clubs
Anchor Point Marina
Appalachian Trail Club
Appalachian Adventures
Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment
Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Bank of America employees & their families
Blackwater/Nottoway Riverkeeper Program
Bluefish Graphic Design
Booz Allen Hamilton employees & their families
Boy Scouts Troops
Bristol Chamber of Commerce
Bristol Creek Watershed Alliance
Chesapeake Yacht Sales
Chesterfield County, Office of Water Quality
Chickahominy Watershed Alliance
Chincoteague Nat'l Wildlife Refuge
Chippokes Plantation State Park
Church of Apostles
Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore
Citizens for a Clean Lynchburg, Inc.
City of Bristol, Tennessee
City of Newport News Public Works
Claytor Lake State Park
Clean Valley Council (Roanoke)
Clean Virginia Waterways
Colonial Heights Office on Youth and Human Services
Columbia Island Marina
County of Roanoke Department of Community Development Watershed Projects
Deltaville Yachting Center
Dickenson County Litter Control
Dinwiddie High School Ruriteen Club
Douthat State Park
Eagle Ridge Middle School
Eastern Shore Environmental Education Council
Eastern Shore Soil and Water Conservation District
Explorer Scouts
False Cape State Park
First Landing State Park
Fisherman Island National Wildlife Refuge
Friends of Pocahontas State Park
Friends of Little Sayler's Creek
Friends of Mason Neck
Friends of the Appomattox River
Friends of the James River
Friends of the Lower Appomattox River
Friends of the North Fork of the Shenandoah
Friends of the Rappahannock
Friends of the Shenandoah River
Friends of the Shenandoah River State Park
Gateway Streetscapes Foundation
George Washington Community School
George Washington Memorial Parkway (National Park Service)
Girl Scout Troops all over the state
Hampton Public Works (City of)
Hungers Beach Private Road Assn
James River Park (Richmond)
James River State Park
James River Wildlife Management Area
JC Walker Brother Inc. (private clam grower)
John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District
Keep Bristol Beautiful
Keep Buchanan County Beautiful
Kitopeke State Park
Leesylvania State Park
Lonesome Pine Soil and Water Conservation District
Long's Outfitters
Longwood University (Honor College students, several athletic teams, and several fraternities)
Luray Parks and Recreation Department (Town of Luray)
Mattaponi & Pamunkey Rivers Assn
Merck Corp
Monacan Soil and Water Conservation District
Murray High School
NASA Wallops Island Flight Facility
National Park Service
New River Valley Scuba Center
Newport News (City of), Public Works
No VA Regional Commission
Northern Neck Planning District Commission
Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District
Northern Virginia Conservation Trust
Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District
NOVA Regional Commission
Oracle employees & their families
Phenix Elementary School
Phillip Morris USA employees & their families
Philpott Lake (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District
Pleasant Valley Neighborhood Connection
Pocohontas State Park
Potomac Conservancy
Powell Valley High School
Prince William County Dept of Public Works, Division of Solid Waste
Project AWARE Foundation
Randolph-Macon Academy Students
Red Bank Yacht Basin
Reston Association
Retired & Senior Volunteer Program
Rivanna Conservation Society
River Stewardship Day
Roanoke College students
Rudee Inlet-Owl Creek Watershed Partnership
Ruritan Clubs
Russell Fork River Restoration Project
Scotts Creek Marina
Seton School
Shenandoah River Outfitters
Shenandoah River State Park
Ski Club of Washington D.C.
Springfield Elementary School
The Millennium Riders 4-H Club
The Nature Conservancy (Eastern Shore office)
The Ocean Conservancy
Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District
Town of Luray
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Employees
U.S. National Park Service
Upper Tenessee River Roundtable
Virginia Adopt A Stream Program, VA Dept of Conservation and Recreation
Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation/ Division of Natural Heritage
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Virginia Coastal Programs
Virginia Department of Transportation
Virginia Eastern Shorekeeper
Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (formerly VA Game and Inland Fisheries)
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Virginia Intermont College students
Virginia Marine Science Museum
Virginia Marine Science Museum--Stranding Center
Virginia Save Our Stream
Virginia SCUBA
Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Society
Virginia Tech students
Virginia Tech students, Science Outreach Program
Virginia Water Monitoring Council
Volunteer Hampton Roads
Washington Gas
Wild River Outfitters, Inc.
William & Mary SEAC
Yankee Point Sailboat Marina
York River State Park