Our mission is to ignite curiosity, grow bright, healthy minds and create a passion for learning. We will help provide today's aspiring innovators and those with proven track records dedicated to igniting curiosity in science, technology, arts, engineering and mathematics through education and learning with a Driskill Curiosity Incubator Grant. Watch for our grant applications to follow soon!



Join our curiosity mission! Your donations will help fund existing programs, and Curiosity Incubator Grants for today's aspiring innovators passionate to igniting curiosity in STEAM.



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


Our Mission

We want curiosity to be the bedrock of progressive education. We strive to develop a system of educational programs.

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.

CEO Letter

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.