Funding Provides Safe Drinking Water to Communities and Jobs in Northern Ghana
DRI’s Center for International Water and Sustainability (CIWAS) works to identify and solve problems related to human health and the management of environmental resources, especially water.
The DRI Foundation Welcomes New Trustees for 2023
The DRI Foundation is pleased to welcome the following new members to its Board of Trustees, each serving a four-year term beginning January 1, 2023.
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Your support advances impactful science that is helping to deliver solutions to our world’s most pressing environmental challenges. Please consider supporting DRI with a contribution to ensure this important work continues.
Maxey Fellowship Supports Graduate Student Water Resources Research
The George Burke Maxey Fellowship, or Maxey Fellowship, was established in 1988 by fourth-generation Nevadan Elizabeth “Betty” West Stout to support research in water resources by a University of Nevada graduate hydrology student.
Innovation Research Program invests in early-stage research
In 2018, to provide seed funding to help DRI’s scientists stimulate new and innovative research, the DRI Foundation established the Innovation Research Program (IRP). This vital program was led by the generosity of longtime DRI supporters, Tom and Mary Gallagher through the Tom and Mary Kay Gallagher Foundation.
Marianna Vaughan, A Legacy of Generosity
Our scientists are able to research some of the most pressing environmental challenges thanks to the support of donors like Marianna Vaughan. After eventually retiring to Lake Tahoe, she attended one of DRI’s public science talks and quickly became one of our most dedicated supporters.
Nevada Gold Mines Supports DRI’s Nevada Robotics STEM Education Programs
To build a strong STEM workforce in Nevada, Nevada Gold Mines and Nevada Robotics are bringing STEM Education to schools across the state.
Innovation Research Program Provides Seed Funding for Scientists
DRI’s Innovation Research Program (IRP) was started by the DRI Foundation in 2018 and led by longtime DRI supporters Tom and Mary Gallagher. The IRP has provided more than $400,000 in funding to support early-stage innovative research at DRI.
Raiders Foundation Supports Students with NFL Foundation Digital Divide Grant
The Raiders Foundation has teamed up with DRI and Jobs 4 Nevada’s Graduates (J4NG) on “Tech Tomorrow” to help bridge the digital divide in Southern Nevada.
Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation Supports DRI’s STEM Education Programs
The Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation made a gift to provide free shipping of 280 Green Box kits to and from Northern Nevada schools.
New NV Energy Foundation Grant Will Support Wildfire Preparedness in Nevada
A generous grant from the NV Energy Foundation will provide $150,000 to support DRI’s development of a Weather and Research Forecast advanced modeling tool that simulates weather, fire, and smoke for firefighting and prescribed fire operations.
International Arid Lands Consortium Provides Research Funding
The DRI Foundation is honored to receive a generous donation from the International Arid Lands Consortium (IALC) to provide scholarships to graduate students working on arid land issues.
The DRI Foundation Welcomes New Trustees for 2022
The DRI Foundation is pleased to welcome the following new members to its Board of Trustees, each serving a four-year term beginning January 1, 2022.
Las Vegas student celebrates Bar Mitzvah by raising funds for Nevada Robotics program
Caleb chose to give back to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah. He wanted to raise money for the Nevada Robotics program.
The William N. Pennington Foundation Supports DRI’s Cloud Seeding Program
DRI is grateful for the ongoing generous support by the William N. Pennington Foundation for DRI’s cloud seeding projects in Northern Nevada for the 2021 and 2022 winters.
Remembering Norm Dianda
Norm Dianda, Q&D Construction founder and Nevada icon, was a great friend to DRI. For more than 24 years, Norm provided support for DRI’s distinguished Nevada Medal Award.
Support from Kim Sinatra Funds Innovative Research Program
One of the important programs funded by generous donors, like Kim Sinatra, is the Innovation Research Program (IRP). This program provides funding for DRI faculty to conduct creative, innovative research or technological development that advances DRI’s mission.
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