Ways to Give

Support Science That Changes Lives 

For over 60 years, DRI led local and global efforts to understand our Earth’s complex environmental systems, preserve diverse ecosystems, manage natural resources responsibly, and improve human health and welfare – where we live and around the world.

Your support enables our scientists to dream bigger and grow their ideas into solutions that better our lives and the lives of our loved ones.

We invite you to explore additional ways to contribute to the meaningful and life-changing work of DRI scientists through the ways to give below. Make your gift to the DRI Foundation today!

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Make a gift to DRI online via credit card using our secure website. Your information will not be shared. For more details, read our Privacy Policy.
Give By Check

Checks should be made payable to “DRI Foundation” and can be mailed to the DRI Foundation at 2215 Raggio Parkway, Reno, NV 89512. Please indicate in the memo if the gift is restricted to any program or contact us to discuss.

Stocks or Securities Gifts

To make a gift of securities, please provide the following information to your broker to initiate an electronic transfer of stock:

Brokerage: Charles Schwab
DTC Number:
Account Name: DRI Research Foundation
Account Number: 4859-1941
Tax ID Number: 94-2879252

Contact the DRI Foundation to make arrangements.

Regardless of the delivery method of a gift of stock (electronically or via mail), you or the transferring broker must provide the following information, for audit and acknowledgment purposes:

  • Donor’s name and complete address
  • Name and number of securities transferred
  • Specify the DRI program to which the gift should be directed, if any.
Corporate Giving and Matching Gifts

Corporations today understand that scientific inquiry and environmental sustainability are building blocks for long-term economic growth and societal well-being.  DRI plays a crucial role in supporting and helping to ensure a safe and prosperous future for everyone. We welcome the opportunity to explore how partnering with DRI can also support your mission.

Employer matching gifts are wonderful way to double the impact of giving to DRI.  Many organizations sponsor matching gift programs to match charitable contributions made by their employees. To find out if your employer participates, we suggest the following steps:

  1. Check with your employer’s Human Resources department for a matching gift program.  Ask about the process and any forms required.
  2. Select the DRI Research Foundation (EIN 94-2879252) as your charity of choice.
  3. Provide proof of your initial gift, with date and amount.
  4. If your employer requires action or further information from DRI, please contact the DRI Foundation.
Planned Giving

What will your legacy be? Planned giving is a great way to support DRI’s innovative environmental research and education programs while gaining financial and tax benefits for you and your family. It’s also a great way to create a lasting legacy. If you are interested in planned giving options please contact us.

The DRI Foundation is a not-for profit, 501 (c)(3). Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tax ID # 94-2879252. DRI will send you periodic updates by email. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Thank you for your support! We’d love to hear from you. For more information on any of these options, please contact us.


(775) 673-7226



2215 Raggio Parkway
Reno, NV 89512


755 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119