Seeking 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. Read why others support DRI!
Support innovation at DRI this Holiday Season
This holiday season, help support the science that impacts your community. DRI conducts cutting-edge research that monitors the impact of wildfires on air quality and spring snow melt conditions, helps farmers assess drought, and provides crucial weather data to emergency managers.
A gift to the Desert Research Insititute (DRI) Foundation funds the Innovation Research Program, supporting DRI faculty and students' very best ideas.
Support meaningful scientific research with your gift to the Desert Research Institute Foundation.