Our mission is to ignite curiosity, grow bright, healthy minds and create a passion for learning.To serve as a respected catalyst in bringing together the financial, human, and other resources needed to inspire learners to become curious about their future and live fulfilling and empowered lives.



Join our curiosity mission! Your donations will help fund programs and initiatives geared to middle age school kids that will ignite their curiosity in learning about Career and College Readiness.



We partner with visionary organizations that ignite curiosity through hands-on and interactive learning experiences and career and college readiness.


Our Mission

We want curiosity to be the bedrock of progressive education and the key to a fulfilling and productive life for our youth.

About Us

The Driskill Foundation is a 501c3 foundation.


We have a legacy of philanthropy going back to 1987. Since then, our mission has evolved to capture the power of curiosity.


We manage the investment assets and transfer proceeds to the Foundation to achieve our charitable goals.

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June Barnard is passionate about our mission and fulfilling the legacy of close friends, Walter and Lucienne Driskill.

Our Team

We are zealous curiosity-seekers ‒ a group of professionals dedicated to growing progressive learning programs nationwide.


The Driskill Foundation has issued more than 50 grants to over 25 different organizations/institutions since 2010, totaling $43.7 million.



Insights, ideas, issues and challenges that drive and impact our mission.



Keeping curious minds connected to what's happening in the Driskill Universe.