DRI Foundation

dri foundation 200x116Seeking to be the world's scientific leader and global laboratory, DRI inspires solutions to some of the greatest environmental challenges faced today. DRI has conducted research across Nevada, in every state in the nation and on every continent in the world.

For over 25 years the DRI Foundation trustees have worked together with benefactors to support environmental science research aimed at improving people's lives throughout Nevada, the nation, and around the world. Private philanthropy plays an integral part in supporting DRI's continuing research and educational outreach. 


The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation supports world renowned WASH expert, Dr. Braimah Apambire at DRI   More details…
The Nell J. Redfield Foundation donation to DRI helps support efforts in renewable energy. More details…
The Life Size Terra Cotta statue gets a permanent home at Reno’s Desert Research Institute campus. More details…